Temple is a comprehensive, top-ranked public research university located in the vibrant city of Philadelphia.

Temple offers over 150 undergraduate majors, one of the highest-ranked art schools in the nation, and world-renowned research programs and facilities, something for everyone. Temple University is proud to be one of the most diverse universities in the nation. Applying is easy and ALL international freshman applicants are considered for merit scholarships which range from $2,000 per year to Full Tuition.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Public; Specialised Institution

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 60%
  • Average ACT: 29
  • Average SAT: 1248
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include:  Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Architecture; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Criminal Justice; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Geography; Geology; History; Journalism; Languages; Liberal Arts; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Music; Neuroscience; Nursing; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Public Relations/Affairs; Social Work; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Urban Studies
  • Full list of majors available: http://bulletin.temple.edu/academic-programs/


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship; #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $45,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Baseball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Fencing; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Gymnastics; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Track and Field; Women's Volleyball

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