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Colleges / Temple University

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%

About Temple University

Temple University is a public, state university in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Temple University was founded in 1884. The college enrolls around 33,230 students a year, including 24,111 undergraduate students.

Temple University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Temple University. Temple University admitted 80% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 38,666 students applied to Temple University and 30,817 were admitted.

Temple University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 93%
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 93%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Temple University Campus Tours

Temple University is located Philadelphia.

If you would like 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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1360


Math SAT Range

550 - 680


Reading SAT Range

570 - 690

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1360 and Above


1130 to 1360


1130 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Temple University students is 1241. Applicants with SAT scores of 1360 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Temple University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1130 to 1360 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1130 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Temple University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Temple University is like? There are approximately 33,230 students enrolled at Temple University, including 24,111 undergraduate students and 9,119 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from PA and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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