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Temple University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

37,367 Students

57% Admitted

  • 39,967 full time
  • 6,043 part time
  • 14,874 men full time
  • 16,450 women full time
  • 18,977 applied
  • 11,926 admitted
  • 4,276 enrolled

29,580 Undergraduates

$15,384 Tuition/Year

  • 9,744 Graduates
  • 548 Non-Degree
  • $15,384 in state
  • $890 fees
  • $11,916 room & board
  • $1,124 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Owls
School Colors: Cherry and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Alivia
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  • Temple University is a great place to go to college because it is rewarding educationally and socially. Educationally, you are exposed to so many great professors and great academics! Not…

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  • Julian from Glen Burnie, MD
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  • Temple University is an exciting place to study! I am so inspired by the level of diversity at Temple and its commitment to constantly fostering academic excellence. Temple shines brightly…

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  • Mrs. M.
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  • Temple is known for: High percentage of graduates BILL COSBY! Diversity, Diversity, Diversity! …

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  • Nontraditional student
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  • The university provides plenty of opportunity, from campus and community involvement to career services and searches. Their overall academic system can be frustrating, however, due to limited major courses…

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Temple University
  • Located in Philadelphia, PA
  • Public
  • 37,367 students enrolled
  • 57% admitted
  • $15,384 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 2
  • Brianna from Port Jefferson Station, NY
  • I am a current student here

    The area isn't very affluent, hence crime is a constant problem. I constantly fear being robbed or held at gunpoint due to the ubiquitous occurrences. The athletic activities are incredible and a lot of fun to watch though.

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  • 5
  • Kaylin from Philadelphia, PA
  • I am a current student here

    I love Temple. There is no other place with a strong sense of family and support with anyone that is a part of the Temple family. Whether it is at a sports game or while studying, it is enjoyable to feel like you are a part of a bigger family. It also helps that Temple provides many fun activities and clubs that are easy to get involved in.

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  • 5
  • LaMonica from Fort Dix, NJ
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    With there so much to do for so less in the heart of Philadelphia, one will enjoy being a Temple Owl. There are over 200 student organizations to chose from to meet different people and to get involved in what your interests are. There is always something to do at Temple University. You will never get bored of it.

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  • 4
  • Hannah from York, PA
  • I am a current student here

    I enjoy being here quite a bit. The fact that the school is in Philadelphia is awesome. Most college students just have the campus. Temple students have the campus AND Philadelphia. There are plenty of cool places to go all over the city. I have had a lot of fun, cultural experiences. Unlike at other schools, you don't have to be into partying to have fun. Temple's location provides you with a unique experience. The only down side is that the areas directly surrounding campus can be a little sketchy. Stay on campus, and you are fine.

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  • 5
  • Tea'Yana from Philadelphia, PA
  • I am a current student here

    With over 200 group organizations and the many events that happen in campus you will never be bored!!! I am in 4 organizations and believe me when i tell you i am enjoying all of them. Not only has it given me a chance to make new friends but it will also encourage you to do better in classes. Its not an utopian society you will have some rude people but its life. Temple keeps me on my toes plus there is also something going all. Whether it be a prep-rally for the big game or a concert, you will never be bored...unless you choose to be.

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