Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

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 students of color. 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%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 17% more female students than male students enrolled at Temple University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Temple has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Temple University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Temple University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 18,314
Women 21,426

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Temple serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Temple University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 26%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,650 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
39,740
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.

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