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Temple University

Philadelphia, PA
University Website: WWW.TEMPLE.EDU
Apply Online: www.temple.edu/undergrad/applying/index.htm
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Temple University (commonly referred to as Temple) is a comprehensive public research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Originally founded in 1884 by Russell Conwell, Temple University is among the nation's largest providers of professional education (law, medicine, podiatry, pharmacy, dentistry, and architecture) and prepares the largest body of professional practitioners in Pennsylvania, offering over 300 academic degree programs at seven campuses and sites in Pennsylvania and its international campuses in Rome, Tokyo, Singapore and London. It is the 26th largest university in the United States with more than 38,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. In the 2013 U.S. News & World Report ranking of colleges and universities, Temple ranked as the 125th best "national university".

Temple is one of Pennsylvania's state-related universities, institutions that receive state funds but are independently operated. It shares this status with Pennsylvania State University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Lincoln University.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $22,832.00 avg tuition

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Apply online Admissions:
www.temple.edu/admissions/index.htm
Financial Aid:
www.temple.edu/sfs/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Temple University

Statistics:
Applied 18,977
Admitted 11,926 63%
Enrolled total 4,276
Full Time: 4,259
Part Time 17
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 500 600
SAT Math 510 610
SAT Writing 500 600
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 21 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 87%
4-year graduation rate 38%
6-year graduation rate 67%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline 2013-03-01
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline 2013-03-01
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2012-11-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Temple University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $13,006.00 $13,006.00 $22,832.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $590.00 $590.00 $590.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $502.00 $502.00 $813.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,488.00 $16,488.00 $23,064.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $590.00 $590.00 $590.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $687.00 $687.00 $961.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,972.00 $10,972.00 $2,265.00
Other Expenses $4,438.00 $4,438.00 $2,265.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 85%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,961.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 72%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,701.00

Temple University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X
Horticultural Science X
Landscaping and Groundskeeping X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X X
Landscape Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biophysics X
Epidemiology X
Exercise Physiology X
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology X
Molecular Biology X
Neuroscience X
Pharmacology X
Physiology, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Actuarial Science X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other X
Finance, General X X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X X
Insurance X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X X
Labor and Industrial Relations X X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Real Estate X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Broadcast Journalism X
Journalism X X
Organizational Communication, General X X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
Public Relations/Image Management X X
Radio and Television X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Art Teacher Education X X
Business Teacher Education X
Education, Other X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X
Health Teacher Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
Technical Teacher Education X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X X
Urban Education and Leadership X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, Other X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X
Computer Hardware Technology/Technician X
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology X
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician X
Engineering Technology, General X
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Hebrew Language and Literature X
Italian Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X X
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development X
Community Health and Preventive Medicine X
Environmental Health X
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator X
Health Services Administration X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry X
Music Therapy/Therapist X X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology X
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design X
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Public Health Education and Promotion X X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
International Law and Legal Studies X
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other X
Programs for Foreign Lawyers X
Tax Law/Taxation X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, Other X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Natural Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Educational Psychology X
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology X
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X
Geography, Other X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
Urban Studies/Affairs X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X X
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics X X
Conducting X
Dance, General X X
Directing and Theatrical Production X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X X
Graphic Design X X
Jazz/Jazz Studies X
Keyboard Instruments X
Metal and Jewelry Arts X X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X X
Music Pedagogy X X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X X
Music, General X
Painting X X
Photography X X
Printmaking X X
Sculpture X X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X X
Voice and Opera X X
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