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Temple University

4,578 reviews
  1. Philadelphia, PA
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A-
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B-
Temple University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference
Address
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Website

Temple University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
SAT Range
1010-1230
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$19,435/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,176/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,574/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,738/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,953/ year
  • $110k+
    $23,467/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.197 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.198 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.196 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
24,990Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 100 responses
  • Diverse
    40%
  • Everybody is there own person.
    12%
  • Hipsters, skaters, future ceos, hippies
    5%
  • Suburban middle class kid
    9%
  • There is no "typical student" at this school
    34%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
18%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.286 responses
Poll
10%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.363 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 93 responses
  • Best overall school on the east coast
    6%
  • Diverse
    28%
  • Diverse, Research, Upcoming
    23%
  • Fairly diverse, spirited, and fun to attend
    25%
  • Regular
    5%
  • Spirited
    2%
  • Very diverse, energetic and fun
    11%

After Temple University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.95 responses

Reviews

4,578 reviews
  • Excellent
    746
  • Very Good
    1626
  • Average
    1776
  • Poor
    299
  • Terrible
    131
Every semester their is a career fair for Temple students filled with employers who want to hire us. The school's career center preps everyone for the fair by helping them with their interview to helping them create the best possible resume.
  • College Sophomore
  • 25 days ago
Every professor his their own style of teaching, but when enrolled at Temple you know you're going to get a lot of the class and walk away with something from the course sticking to you.
  • College Sophomore
  • 25 days ago
It's a great school; there's some many courses to chose from for gen eds, freebies and when you can branch out into your major.
  • College Sophomore
  • 25 days ago