About Temple University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Temple University cost?

Temple University Cost of Attendance
In-state $16,274
Out-of-state $27,266
On-Campus Room and Board $11,426
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,336
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $16,638
$30,000-$48,000 $16,638
$48,000-$75,000 $20,449
$75,000-$110,000 $22,795
Over $110,000 $25,674

Temple University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 91% $8,463
Federal Grants 28% $4,891
Pell grants 28% $4,217
Other federal grants 12% $910
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 27% $3,745
Institutional grants or scholarships 83% $8,152
Student loan aid 66% $8,957
Federal student loans 65% $7,051
Other student loans 16% $15,320

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 187 Up to $750
Play a sport 132 Up to $600
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 117 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Temple University Admissions

What is Temple University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 52%
Average GPA 3.44
SAT Submissions 92% of applicants
SAT Reading 500-610
SAT Math 510-620
SAT Writing 500-610
ACT Submissions 20% of applicants
Composite Score 22-27

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Temple University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 31311
Living on campus 7%
Transfer Students 36%
Under Age 25 36%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
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About Temple University

Temple University is a national center of excellence in teaching and research with an international presence. Our talented faculty and broad curriculum of over 500 academic programs provide superior educational opportunities for academically talented and highly motivated students, without regard to their status or station in life. Temple's richly diverse student population and the dramatic growth of our residential campus community of student scholars enrich the educational and extracurricular lives of our people. While the university especially serves students from Greater Philadelphia, it is enlivened by a rapidly increasing number of students from across Pennsylvania, throughout the nation, and around the world. We maintain an international presence with campuses in Tokyo and Rome and programs in London, Beijing, and six other locations worldwide. A longtime leader in professional education, Temple prepares the largest body of practitioners in Pennsylvania; we are among the nation's largest educators in the combined fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry and law. In addition, we offer more than 5 dozen doctoral and more than 100 master's degree programs that contribute to research and scholarship. Temple seeks to create new knowledge that improves the human condition and uplifts the human spirit. To achieve this goal, we maintain our commitment to recruiting, retaining, and supporting outstanding faculty who prize diversity of thought, excel in scholarly endeavors and support the aspirations of capable students.


1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify