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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 PrincetonReview.

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

AdmissionOffice
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
MainAddress
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
Degreesoffered:
Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

ApplicationFee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $50
Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
EnrollmentRates
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
HorticulturalServices A
HorticultureScience B
LandscapingC

Architecture & Related Programs
ArchitectureB
City/Community/RegionalPlanning B
LandscapeArchitecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-AmericanStudies B
AmericanStudies B
Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women'sStudies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
CeramicsB
Dance B
Drama/TheaterArts B
Fiber/Textile/WeavingArts B
Film Studies B
GraphicDesign B
Jazz Studies B
Metal/JewelryArts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music History/Literature B
Music Pedagogy B
Music Theory/Composition B
PaintingB
PhotographyB
PrintmakingB
SculptureB

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
BiochemistryB
BiologyB
BiophysicsB

Business, Management, & Marketing
AccountingB
ActuarialScience B
Business– General B
BusinessAdministration/Management B
EntrepreneurialStudies B,C
Finance/BankingB
HospitalityAdministration/Management B
Insurance/RiskManagement B
InternationalBusiness B
Labor/PersonnelRelations B
ManagementInformation Systems B
MarketingManagement B
Real Estate B
TaxationC

Communications & Journalism
AdvertisingB
BroadcastJournalism B
JournalismB
OrganizationalCommunication B
Public Relations B
Public Communications B
Radio/TelevisionB

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/InformationSciences – General B
InformationTechnology B

Education
Art Teacher Education B
BusinessTeacher Education B
ElementaryEducation B
EnglishTeacher Education B
ForeignLanguage Teacher Education B
MathematicsEducation B
Music Teacher Education B
ScienceTeacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Trade/IndustrialEducation B

Engineering
Civil Engineering B
ComputerEngineering – General B
Electrical/CommunicationsEngineering B
MechanicalEngineering B

Engineering Technologies
Civil Engineering/Technology B
ComputerHardware B
Construction/BuildingTechnologies B
ElectromechanicalTechnologies B
Energy Systems B
EngineeringTechnology – General B
EnvironmentalEngineering Technology B
ManufacturingTechnologies B

English Language & Literature
EnglishLanguage & Literature – General B
Speech/RhetoricalStudies B

Foreign Language & Literature
ClassicsB
French B
German B
Hebrew B
ItalianB
LinguisticsB
RussianB
SpanishB

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
AthleticTraining/Sports Medicine B
MedicalRecords Administration B
Music Therapy B
Nursing(RN) B
Public Health Education B
RecreationalTherapy B
Speech-LanguagePathology/Audiology B

History
History– General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
GeneralStudies A,B
LiberalArts & Sciences B

Mathematics
Mathematics– General B
StatisticsB

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics/ComputerScience B

Natural Resources & Conservation
EnvironmentalScience B
EnvironmentalStudies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
ExerciseSciences B
Parks/LeisureFacilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion
Jewish/JudaicStudies B
PhilosophyB
Religion/ReligiousStudies B

Physical Sciences
ChemistryB
GeologyB
PhysicalSciences – General B
PhysicsB

Psychology
Psychology– General B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
CriminalJustice Studies B

Social Sciences
AnthropologyB
EconomicsB
InternationalRelations B
PoliticalScience/Government B
SociologyB

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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