Temple University

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Demographics - Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Surrounding community: Large city (inside urban area pop. over 250000)
Total Population - Urban: 19589
Total Population - Rural: N/A
Households: 5629
Median Household Income: 18395
Families: 3752
Population - African American: 9763
Population - Asian: 438
Population - American Indian / Alaskan Native: 182
Population - White (including Hispanic): 5071
Population - Pacific Islander: 73
Population - Other: 4860

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Undergraduate: Professions plus arts & sciences high graduate coexistence
Graduate: Comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary
Undergraduate Population: Full-time four-year selective higher transfer-in
Enrollment: High undergraduate
Size & Setting: Large four-year primarily nonresidential

Student Enrollment Demographics

  Men Women Total
Non Resident Alien 675 729 1404
Black Non-Hispanic 1656 3659 5315
Hispanic 487 658 1145
Asian / Pacific Islander 1463 1760 3223
American Indian / Alaskan Native 43 55 98
White Non-Hispanic 9445 10232 19677
Race Unknown 1303 1700 3003

Student Graduation Demographics

  Men Women Total
Non Resident Alien 53 40 93
Black Non-Hispanic 221 526 747
Hispanic 46 83 129
Asian / Pacific Islander 97 152 249
American Indian / Alaskan Native 3 3 6
White Non-Hispanic 732 804 1536
Race Unknown 112 159 271

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning: Yes
ROTC - Army / Navy / Air Force: Yes
ROTC - Army: Yes
ROTC - Navy: No
ROTC - Air Force: No
Study Abroad: Yes
Weekend College: Yes
Teacher Certification: Yes

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

  In District In State Out of State
Full-time Undergraduate Tuition $10,252 $9,140 $16,736
Full-time Undergraduate Required Fee $550 $500 $500
Part-time Undergraduate per Credit Hour $397 $397 $668
Full-time Graduate Tuition $12,984 $12,984 $18,960
Full-time Graduate Required Fee $550 $550 $550
Part-time Graduate per Credit Hour $541 $541 $790
Total Cost of Attendance (On Campus) $24,220 $9,640 $17,236
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus without Family) $25,166 $25,166 $33,684
Total Cost of Attendance (Off Campus with Family) $13,552 $13,552 $22,070

Admission Details

Application Fee Required: N/A
Undergraduate Application Fee: 35.00
Graduate Application Fee: 50
First Professional Application Fee: 60
Applicants - Female: 10193
Applicants - Male: 7463
Admitted - Female: 7463
Admitted - Male: 4746
First-time Enrollment - Female: 2326
First-time Enrollment - Male: 1763
Full-time Enrollment: 99%
Full-time Enrollment - Female: 58%
Full-time Enrollment - Male: 42%
Part-time Enrollment: 1%
Part-time Enrollment - Female: 13
Part-time Enrollment - Male: 10
Enrollment - In State: 71%
Enrollment - Out of State: 29%
Total Enrollment: 33865
Percent of Students International: 4%
Undergraduate Acceptance Rate: 63%

Admission Criteria

Open Admissions: No
High School Diploma or Equivalent: Required
High School - GPA: Required
High School - Rank: Required
High School - Record: Required
College Preparation Completion: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Formal Competency Demo: Required
Admission Test Scores: Required
TOEFL: Required
Other Tests: N/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience: Yes
Advanced Placement (AP): Yes

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships: NAA NCAA
NCAA Basketball Conference: Football (Mid-American Conference)
NCAA Track & Field Conference: Basketball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
NCAA Baseball Conference: Atlantic 10 Conference
NCAA Football Conference: Mid-American Conference

SAT Test Admission

SAT Submissions: 97%
SAT Verbal - 25th Percentile: 490
SAT Verbal - 75th Percentile: 590
SAT Math - 25th Percentile: 500
SAT Math - 75th Percentile: 600
SAT Cumulative - 25th Percentile: 980
SAT Cumulative - 75th Percentile: 1180

ACT Test Admission

ACT Submissions: 12%
ACT Cumulative - 25th Percentile: 20
ACT Cumulative - 75th Percentile: 25

Student Services

Remedial Services: Yes
Academic / Career Counseling: Yes
Part-time Cost-defraying Employment: Yes
Career Placement: Yes
On-Campus Day Care: No
Library Facility: Yes

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required: No
Dorm Capacity: 4913
Meals per Week: 15
Room Fee: 5604
Board Fee: 2914
Percent of Students Living On-Campus: No
On-Campus Housing Available: 18%

Student Financial Aid Details

  % of Students Avg. Amount Users
Federal Grant Aid 36% $2,804 1286
State & Local Grant Aid 31% $2,713 1159
Institutional Grant Aid 65% $3,732 2517
Student Loan Aid 67% $6,153 2558
Any Financial Aid Type 69% $3,189

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Tenure System: Yes
Average Full-time Salary - Female: 75287
Average Full-time Salary - Male: 90503
Number of Full-time Faculty - Female: 468
Number of Full-time Faculty - Male: 777
Number of Part-time Faculty: 1499
Total Benefits: 26616264

Associate's Degree Programs Offered

Bachelor's Degree Programs Offered

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Master's Degree Programs Offered

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