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Temple University is a public institution located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The location of Temple is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

427 Undergraduate Degrees
923 Graduate Degrees
$38,590 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
57% Acceptance Rate

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Temple University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Temple has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Most Popular Healthcare Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#100 Most Popular Healthcare Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#138 Most Popular Healthcare Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Temple.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Podiatry Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Podiatry Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Dentistry Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Communication Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Public Health Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Temple has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#95 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual

Where Is Temple University?

Location of Temple University

Contact details for Temple are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
Phone: 215-204-7000
Website: www.temple.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/templeu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/templeuniv

How Do I Get Into Temple?

You can apply to Temple online at: www.temple.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for Temple

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Temple?

57% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Temple is 57%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 56%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.

Can I Afford Temple University?

$38,590 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Temple is $38,590. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Temple, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $9,798 a year. That adds up to $39,192 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Temple is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Temple University Undergraduate Student Diversity

26,247 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 28,726 undergraduate students at Temple, with 26,247 being full-time and 2,479 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Temple

There are also 10,068 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 26,247 full-time undergraduates at Temple, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Temple

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Temple University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Temple Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3,205
Black or African American 3,265
Hispanic or Latino 2,024
White 14,625
International Students 1,503
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,625

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Temple University. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 132 countries are represented at Temple. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Kuwait.

Online Learning at Temple University

1,684 Took All Classes Online
7,227 Took At Least One Class Online
21.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 10 master’s degree programs available online at Temple. In 2017-2018, 7,227 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Temple has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 23rd most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Temple

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Temple University was 21.0%. This is the #710 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Temple regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Temple majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 71%
Athletic Training 60%
Behavioral Aspects of Health 88%
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development 6%
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 12%
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 22%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Temple University Healthcare Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Medicine 0 0 0 184 184
Dentistry 0 0 0 143 143
Pharmacy 0 0 0 132 132
Public Health Education and Promotion 105 0 11 1 117
Registered Nursing 105 0 0 11 116
Speech Pathology & Audiology 75 0 27 0 102
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry 0 0 0 88 88
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development 0 0 86 0 86
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 72 0 9 0 81
Athletic Training 28 0 9 16 53
Physical Therapy/Therapist 0 0 0 49 49
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 0 0 44 4 48
Music Therapy 17 0 5 3 25
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 22 0 0 0 22
Physician Assistant 0 0 20 0 20
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 0 17 0 17
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 0 1 3 7 11
Oral Biology & Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology 0 0 10 0 10
Health Information Management 0 0 10 0 10
Behavioral Aspects of Health 0 0 8 0 8
Orthodontics/Orthodontology 0 6 0 0 6
Endodontics/Endodontology 0 5 0 0 5
Hospital & Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 0 0 5 0 5
Art Therapy/Therapist 3 0 0 0 3
Clinical Research Coordinator 0 2 0 0 2
Health Care Management 0 2 0 0 2
Health Services Administration 0 2 0 0 2
Other Public Health 0 0 0 2 2
Dental Public Health & Education 0 1 0 0 1
Advanced General Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0
Periodontics/Periodontology 0 0 0 0 0
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0 0
Other Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Informatics 0 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs 0 0 0 0 0
Other Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental Health 0 0 0 0 0
Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 427 19 264 640 1,350

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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