1801 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096 215-204-7200
http://www.temple.edu tuadm@temple.edu
About Temple University
  • Year of Foundation 1888
  • Size of Campus 330 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 24,194
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53% 47% 20%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,834 In state, $21,662 Out of state
  • Room and Board $9,950
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 26.244
Founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell, Temple College became Temple University in 1907 and has evolved into a comprehensive urban research and academic institution. Explore Temple traditions, read the Mission Statement, check out the latest news or follow Owl Athletic teams.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Spring Fling, Cherry and White Day
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Business Honors Students, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, University Honors Students Council
  • Number of sororities 12
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bahai Student Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Deliverance Campus Ministers, Hillel, Lion of Judah Rastafarian Club, Messianic Chalutzim, Muslim Student Club, TU Bahai' Student Association, TU Grace Fellowship, The N
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arab-American Student Association, Asian Students Association, Black Leaders United, Black Millenium, Black Student Film Collective, Chinese Student Scholars, East West Club, Esencia Latina, Haitian Student Organization, In
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 13
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia, PA (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia, PA (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia, PA (10)
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 37%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 22%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 20%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 32%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 15
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,108,936
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 23,567
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums Dentistry, Pharmacy, Podiatric museaums Planetarium Observatory Art Gallery
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 27,491
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,059,609
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 132,570
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Saint Joseph's University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,194
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis