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Colleges / Temple University

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

About Temple University

Temple University is a public, state institution in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Temple University was founded in 1884. The college currently enrolls around 35,626 students a year, including 25,967 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Temple University

It is moderately difficult to get into Temple University. Around 72% of applicants get into Temple University each year. In 2022, 27,176 out of 37,571 total applicants were accepted.

Temple University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 85%
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 85%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30%

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Temple University is located in the city of Philadelphia.

If you want to see Temple University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Philadelphia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

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College Info

1801 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096

Campus Setting: Urban

Temple University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Temple University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Temple University is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Temple University ACT Scores


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Temple University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1320


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1320 and Above


1120 to 1320


1120 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Temple University students is 1225. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Temple University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Temple University.

Temple University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Temple University is like? There are approximately 35,626 students enrolled at Temple University, including 25,967 undergraduate students and 9,659 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from PA and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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