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Temple Admission Requirements

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Temple University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60%
Admission Difficulty for Temple University
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Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Temple and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 21,375 out of 35,599 applicants were admitted making Temple a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Temple University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Temple SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Temple University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Temple University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Temple ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Temple University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Temple University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Temple GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.41
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Temple University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Temple. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Temple University was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #40 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Temple accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Temple University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Good
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

51% of Temple University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Temple University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 51%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Temple University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 21,207 14,392 35,599
Accepted 12,938 8,437 21,375
Acceptance Rate 61% 59% 60%
Enrolled 2,924 2,043 4,967
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 24% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
41

Applicants have 41 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Temple University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Temple University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Temple University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216339 IPEDS survey data for Temple University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Temple University?

60% of those who apply are granted admission to Temple. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.