About Temple University
Temple University (sometimes referred to as Temple or TU) is a state-related public university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1884 by the Baptist minister Russell Conwell. On May 12, 1888, it was renamed the Temple College of Philadelphia. By 1907, the institution revised its institutional status and was incorporated as a research university. As of 2019, about 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students were enrolled at the university. Temple is among the world's largest providers of professional education (law, medicine, podiatry, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering and architecture), preparing the largest body of professional practitioners in Pennsylvania.
- Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
- 29,037 students
- 0.31 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at Temple University
20,333 students out of 35,880 applicants were accepted into Temple University.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Temple University was $28,418, while for in-state students it was $16,658. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $35,957.
The average financial aid at Temple University is $8,233. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $20,185 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at Temple University
78% of undergraduate students at Temple University received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Temple University
The average yearly cost of room and board at Temple University was of $11,696 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,112.