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Temple Demographics & Diversity

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Temple are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Temple University students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 13%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 11%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 33% more female students than male students enrolled at Temple University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Temple has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Temple University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Temple University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 14,232
Women 18,964

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Temple serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 65 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Temple University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 65%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,650 per year

29% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.7%
Part time Undergrads 10.2%

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