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Temple University is a public university
that was established in 1884 in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The University
currently has more than 37,000 students
enrolled at not only their main campus,
but also campuses in Rome, Tokyo,
Singapore and London.

Programs

Temple has 17 schools and colleges and
four professional schools that offer a
total of over 300 degree programs. Some of
the most well-known and popular programs
at Temple are Art, Business, Criminal
Justice, Engineering, Law, Medicine, and
Media and Communication.

Ratings

Not surprisingly, Temple University has
been named one of the “Most Connected”
campuses by Forbes and the Princeton

Review.

Social Environment, Student Housing
and Student Body

With approximately 14,000 students living
on or around the main campus, the
University has a very active social
environment. There are over 350 clubs and
organizations for students to participate
in such as student government, which holds
weekly meetings and is open for all
students to attend. Greek life has always
been a large part of Temple’s history; the
school currently has 35 recognized
sororities and fraternities that initiate over 1,200 students. Temple has several
recently upgraded housing units on campus
for freshman and sophomore students to
take advantage of.

Athletics

Temple University athletics are all NCAA
Division I, and the University is part of
the American Athletic Conference. Starting
during the 2013-2014 school year, the
Lacrosse and Field Hockey teams will
participate as affiliate members of the
Big East Conference. The sports programs
are all well-run by established coaches
such as Matt Ruhle. Ruhle was the
offensive line coach for the New York
Giants, and is now the head football coach
at Temple. Both the men’s and women’s
basketball teams are recognized for
their accomplishments in NCAA tournaments
over the years, as well.

Financial Aid

There are numerous financial aid and
scholarship opportunities offered at
Temple University. Approximately 60% of
first year students receive need-based
financial aid totaling $15,000 on average
per student. Temple also has work-study
programs, veteran’s benefits, and employer
tuition reimbursement to help with the costs
of tuition.

Accreditation

Temple University is accredited by the
Middle States Commission of Higher
Education, and was most recently
re-affirmed in 2010.

General Information

Admission

Office
103 Conwell Hall
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7200
(888) 340-2222
Fax: (215) 204-5694
[email protected]
Contact: Karin Mormando
Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Main

Address
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000
www.temple.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 26,194
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 3,769
Degree-seeking undergrads: 25,598

Graduate enrollment: 6,165

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees

offered:
Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
First
Professional

Admissions Information

Application

Fee
College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $50
Online application fee: Reduced
fee (not specified)

Enrollment

Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 61%
Percent students who return
sophomore year: 87%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses
for Academic Year
2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
Tuition and fees $10,802 $11,448 $11,764 $12,424 +5.61%
Books and
Supplies
$1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement –
On Campus
Room and Board $8,518 $8,884 $9,198 $10,500 +14.16%
Other $3,900 $3,900 $4,436 $4,480 +0.99%
Living Arrangement –
Off Campus
Room and Board $9,464 $9,860 $10,100 $10,500 +3.96%
Other $3,900 $3,900 $4,436 $4,480 +0.99%
Total Expenses 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
In-state On
Campus
$24,220 $25,232 $26,398 $28,404 +7.60%
In-state Off
Campus
$25,166 $26,208 $27,300 $28,404 +4.04%
In-state with
Family
$11,802 $12,448 $12,764 $13,424 +5.17%
Average Graduate Student
Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state
Students
$15,000
In-state Student Fees $590
Tuition for Out-of-state
Students
$21,888
Out-of-state Fees $590

Financial Aid

Full-time
Beginning Undergraduate
Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per
Student
All students
financial aid
3,540 85%
Grant or
scholarship aid
2,482 60% $16,274,813 $6,557
– Federal
grants
1,257 30% $4,873,792 $3,877
– Pell grants 1,065 26% $3,766,250 $3,536
– Other federal
grants
1,175 28% $1,107,542 $943
State/local
government grant or
scholarships
1,291 31% $4,734,394 $3,667
Institutional
grants or scholarships
1,317 32% $6,666,627 $5,062
Student loan
aid
2,839 68% $22,053,389 $7,768
– Federal
student loans
2,813 68% $16,118,908 $5,730
Other student
loans
523 13% $5,934,481 $11,347

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most
Recent Year
BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education
Programs
5431 1398 1141 2 72
Agriculture 11 2 16
Applied
Horticulture/Horticulture
Operations
2 14
Horticultural Science 11
Landscaping and
Groundskeeping
2
Architecture and Related
Services
83 13
Architecture 51
City/Urban, Community and
Regional Planning
5 13
Landscape Architecture 27
Area, Gender, Cultural,
Ethnic, and Group Studies
52 8 2
African-American/Black
Studies
21 8 2
American/United States
Studies/Civilization
14
Asian Studies/Civilization 10
Latin American Studies
Women's Studies 7
Biology and Biomedical
Sciences
215 17 24
Anatomy 3
Biochemistry 33 2 2
Biology and Biological
Sciences, General
177 5 1
Biophysics 3
Epidemiology 3
Exercise Physiology 4 1
Medical Microbiology and
Bacteriology
1 7
Molecular Biology 1 2
Neuroscience 2 2
Pathology/Experimental
Pathology
1
Pharmacology 2
Physiology 1 3
Business, Administration,
Management, Marketing, etc.
1292 245 10 2
Accounting 255 9
Accounting
Technology/Technician and
Bookkeeping
1
Actuarial Science 29 9
Business Administration and
Management
15 157 10
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial
Studies
27
Finance and Financial
Management Services, Other
21
Finance 237 26 1
Hospitality
Administration/Management
53 6
Insurance 73
International
Business/Trade/Commerce
149 2
Labor and Industrial
Relations
123 3
Management Information
Systems
38 6
Marketing/Marketing
Management
271 6
Organizational Behavior
Studies
4
Real Estate 18
Communication and Journalism
Programs
572 24 5
Advertising 124
Broadcast Journalism 32
Journalism 121 9
Mass Communication/Media
Studies
5
Organizational Communication 24 6
Public Relations,
Advertising, and Applied
Communication, Other
4
Public Relations/Image
Management
78 1
Radio and Television 189 8
Computing and Information
Sciences
44 5 1
Computer and Information
Sciences
12 5 1
Information Technology 32
Education 486 173 22
Adult and Continuing
Education and Teaching
15
Art Teacher Education 19 10
Business Teacher Education 4
Education/Teaching of
Individuals with Specific
Learning Disabilities
14
Educational Leadership and
Administration
21 12
Elementary Education and
Teaching
316 59
English/Language Arts Teacher
Education
24 1 2
Foreign Language Teacher
Education
6
Health Teacher Education 1
Kindergarten/Preschool
Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education 21 1
Music Teacher Education 30 2 1
Science Teacher
Education/General Science
Teacher Education
10
Secondary Education and
Teaching
23
Social Studies Teacher
Education
47
Teacher Education and
Professional Development,
Specific Levels and Methods,
Other
5
Teacher Education and
Professional Development,
Specific Subject Areas, Other
1
Teaching English as a Second
or Foreign Language/ESL Language
Instructor
13
Technical Teacher Education 1
Trade and Industrial Teacher
Education
9
Urban Education and
Leadership
7 6
Engineering 131 46 2
Bioengineering and Biomedical
Engineering
1 3
Civil Engineering 38 8
Computer Engineering, Other 5
Electrical and Electronics
Engineering
46 27
Engineering 2
Mechanical Engineering 41 8
Engineering Technology 23
Civil Engineering
Technology/Technician
15
Computer Hardware
Technology/Technician
Electromechanical
Technology/Electromechanical
Engineering Technology
8
Energy Management and Systems
Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering
Technology/Environmental
Technology
Manufacturing Engineering
Technology/Technician
English Language, Composition
and Literature/Letters
134 14 11
Creative Writing 8
English Language and
Literature
116 6 11
Rhetoric and Composition 18
Foreign Languages,
Literatures, and Linguistics
56 9 2
Arabic Language and
Literature
Classics and Classical
Languages, Literatures, and
Linguistics
7
French Language and
Literature
5
German Language and
Literature
2
Hebrew Language and
Literature
Italian Language and
Literature
2
Linguistics 7 1
Russian Language and
Literature
1
Spanish Language and
Literature
32 8 2
Health Services and Allied
Health Sciences
334 216 691 54
Athletic Training/Trainer 6 7 1
Audiology/Audiologist and
Speech-Language
Pathology/Pathologist
55 19 1
Clinical and Industrial Drug
Development
108 46
Community Health and
Preventive Medicine
Dentistry 127
Endodontics/Endodontology 5
Environmental Health 3
Health Information/Medical
Records
Administration/Administrator
28
Health Services
Administration
1
Health/Health Care
Administration/Management
1
Hospital and Health Care
Facilities
Administration/Management
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical
Chemistry
Medicine 159
Music Therapy/Therapist 2 8 1
Occupational
Therapy/Therapist
31 11
Oral Biology and Oral and
Maxillofacial Pathology
6
Orthodontics/Orthodontology 3
Periodontics/Periodontology
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 5
Pharmacy 140
Pharmacy Administration and
Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory
Affairs
2
Physical Therapy/Therapist 1 165
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry 85
Public Health Education and
Promotion
69 9 1
Public Health 6
Registered Nursing/Registered
Nurse
142 6
Therapeutic
Recreation/Recreational Therapy
32 3
History 87 10 7
History 87 10 7
Homeland Security, Law
Enforcement, Firefighting and
Related Protective Services
205 6 4
Criminal Justice/Safety
Studies
205 6 4
Human Services 97 191
Social Work 97 191
Legal and Law Studies 49 136 293
International Law and Legal
Studies
38
Law 293
Legal Professions and
Studies, Other
49
Legal Research and Advanced
Professional Studies, Other
22
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 46
Tax Law/Taxation 30
Liberal Arts and Sciences,
General Studies and Humanities
7
General Studies
Liberal Arts and
Sciences/Liberal Studies
7
Mathematics and Statistics 21 15 5
Applied Mathematics, Other 6
Mathematics 15 7 3
Statistics 8 2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary
Studies
5
Mathematics and Computer
Science
1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary
Studies, Other
2
Natural Sciences 2
Natural Resources and
Conservation
25
Environmental Science 4
Environmental Studies 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure,
and Fitness Studies
195 28
Kinesiology and Exercise
Science
128 2
Parks, Recreation and Leisure
Studies
67 26
Physical Sciences 83 22 11
Chemistry 59 9 4
Geology and Earth Science 17 5
Physics 7 8 7
Psychology 303 62 30
Clinical Psychology 9
Cognitive Psychology and
Psycholinguistics
Counseling Psychology 20 1
Developmental and Child
Psychology
Educational Psychology 12 8
Experimental Psychology
Physiological
Psychology/Psychobiology
1 4
Psychology 303 10 4
School Psychology 19 4
Social Psychology
Social Sciences 315 40 13
Anthropology 55 5 4
Economics 43 10 1
Geography 4
Geography, Other 29 5
International Relations and
Affairs
1
Political Science and
Government
128 6 6
Sociology 59 6 2
Urban Studies/Affairs 4
Visual and Performing Arts 613 111 8
Acting 55
Art History, Criticism and
Conservation
30 13 1
Art/Art Studies 28
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 14 4
Conducting 3
Dance 8 13 1
Directing and Theatrical
Production
1 2
Drama and Dramatics/Theater
Arts
120
Fiber, Textile and Weaving
Arts
3 2
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 157 7
Graphic Design 37 4
Jazz/Jazz Studies 18
Keyboard Instruments 1
Metal and Jewelry Arts 20 5
Music History, Literature,
and Theory
3
Music Pedagogy 3
Music Performance 16 14 3
Music Theory and Composition 6 3 1
Music 4
Painting 39 8
Photography 21 5
Printmaking 12 2
Sculpture 14 5
Technical Theater/Theater
Design and Technology
3
Voice and Opera 7 14 2

Above data
represent first majors only.

(-) Indicates that
program is not offered at this award
level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture

& Related Sciences
Horticultural

Services A
Horticulture

Science B
Landscaping

C

Architecture & Related
Programs

Architecture

B
City/Community/Regional

Planning B
Landscape

Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, &
Gender Studies

African-American

Studies B
American

Studies B
Asian
Studies B
Latin
American Studies B
Women's

Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Acting
B
Art –
General B
Art
History/Criticism/Conservation B
Ceramics

B
Dance
B
Drama/Theater

Arts B
Fiber/Textile/Weaving

Arts B
Film
Studies B
Graphic

Design B
Jazz
Studies B
Metal/Jewelry

Arts B
Music
– General B
Music
– General Performance B
Music
– Voice/Opera B
Music
History/Literature B
Music
Pedagogy B
Music
Theory/Composition B
Painting

B
Photography

B
Printmaking

B
Sculpture

B

Biological & Biomedical
Sciences

Biochemistry

B
Biology

B
Biophysics

B

Business, Management, &
Marketing

Accounting

B
Actuarial

Science B
Business

– General B
Business

Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial

Studies B,C
Finance/Banking

B
Hospitality

Administration/Management B
Insurance/Risk

Management B
International

Business B
Labor/Personnel

Relations B
Management

Information Systems B
Marketing

Management B
Real
Estate B
Taxation

C

Communications &
Journalism

Advertising

B
Broadcast

Journalism B
Journalism

B
Organizational

Communication B
Public
Relations B
Public
Communications B
Radio/Television

B

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer/Information

Sciences – General B
Information

Technology B

Education
Art
Teacher Education B
Business

Teacher Education B
Elementary

Education B
English

Teacher Education B
Foreign

Language Teacher Education B
Mathematics

Education B
Music
Teacher Education B
Science

Teacher Education B
Social
Studies Teacher Education B
Trade/Industrial

Education B

Engineering
Civil
Engineering B
Computer

Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications

Engineering B
Mechanical

Engineering B

Engineering Technologies
Civil
Engineering/Technology B
Computer

Hardware B
Construction/Building

Technologies B
Electromechanical

Technologies B
Energy
Systems B
Engineering

Technology – General B
Environmental

Engineering Technology B
Manufacturing

Technologies B

English Language &
Literature

English

Language & Literature –
General B
Speech/Rhetorical

Studies B

Foreign Language &
Literature

Classics

B
French
B
German
B
Hebrew
B
Italian

B
Linguistics

B
Russian

B
Spanish

B

Health Professions &
Clinical Sciences

Athletic

Training/Sports Medicine B
Medical

Records Administration B
Music
Therapy B
Nursing

(RN) B
Public
Health Education B
Recreational

Therapy B
Speech-Language

Pathology/Audiology B

History
History

– General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General

Studies A,B
Liberal

Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics
Mathematics

– General B
Statistics

B

Multi/Interdisciplinary
Studies

Mathematics/Computer

Science B

Natural Resources &
Conservation

Environmental

Science B
Environmental

Studies B

Parks, Recreation &
Fitness

Exercise

Sciences B
Parks/Leisure

Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion
Jewish/Judaic

Studies B
Philosophy

B
Religion/Religious

Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry

B
Geology

B
Physical

Sciences – General B
Physics

B

Psychology
Psychology

– General B

Public Administration &
Services

Social
Work B

Security & Protective
Services

Criminal

Justice Studies B

Social Sciences
Anthropology

B
Economics

B
International

Relations B
Political

Science/Government B
Sociology

B

Degree levels for each major are
designated by the following
letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not
guarantee the accuracy of
information on this page. All
information is subject to
change. You should confirm all
information with a college
admissions officer.


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