Temple University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Philadelphia, PA

$16,080

Avg in-state tuition

$28,992

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Temple University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Temple University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 37,236, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 71%. The university offers 160 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 75%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $16,080, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $28,992.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

71% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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37k

Students Enrolled

92%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

53%

Black

13%

Asian

12%

Hispanic

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

56%

Socio-economic diversity

27% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

29

Total Online Enrollment

34,137

Student Location Breakout

92% 8%

Percent of Programs Online

94% On-campus

6% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 3% online

Graduate Certificate 16% online

Master's 7% online

Doctorate 3% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $16,080 $28,992
Graduate $16,956 $23,346

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,494
On-campus room and board $14,778
On-campus other expenses $2,462
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $14,778
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,462
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,474

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $34,814 $47,726
Off-campus without family $34,814 $47,726
Off-campus with family $20,048 $32,960

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

51%

State Grant Aid

23%

Institution Grant Aid

78%

Pell Grant

27%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,669
State Grant Aid $3,722
Institution Grant Aid $8,749
Pell Grant Aid $4,622

Financial Outlook

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.