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Temple University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $10,180 $10,802 $11,448 $11,764 2.8%
Out-of-state $18,224 $19,320 $20,468 $21,634 5.7%
Books and supplies $800 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,940 $8,518 $8,884 $9,198 3.5%
Other $3,853 $3,900 $3,900 $4,436 13.7%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,940 $9,464 $9,860 $10,100 2.4%
Other $3,853 $3,900 $3,900 $4,436 13.7%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,750 $1,750 $1,750 $2,286 30.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $23,773 $24,220 $25,232 $26,398 4.6%
Off Campus $23,773 $25,166 $26,208 $27,300 4.2%
Off Campus with Family $12,730 $13,552 $14,198 $15,050 6.0%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $31,817 $32,738 $34,252 $36,268 5.9%
Off Campus $31,817 $33,684 $35,228 $37,170 5.5%
Off Campus with Family $20,774 $22,070 $23,218 $24,920 7.3%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Temple University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 18,574 8,063 10,511
Percent admitted 61% 60% 61%
Percent admitted who enrolled 37% 39% 36%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 4,091 97%
ACT 697 17%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 490 600
SAT Math 510 610
SAT Writing 500 600
ACT Composite 21 26

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 1/1/1921 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 7/24/1939 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1933 -   Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dentistry (DENT) - Programs leading to the D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree; advanced dental education programs (general practice residency, advanced general dentistry, and specialty programs) 2/1/1945 -   Accredited
Endodontics 5/24/1968 -   Accredited
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 5/24/1968 -   Accredited
Periodontics 5/24/1968 -   Accredited
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) 5/2/1991 -   Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 1/1/1970 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 6/1/1969 -   Accredited
American Podiatric Medical Association, Council on Podiatric Medical Education
Podiatry (POD) - Colleges of podiatric medicine, including first-professional and graduate degree programs 7/1/1926 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 3/18/1958 -   Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 1/30/1973 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 4/4/1978 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 1/2/1970 - 5/31/2001 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 1/12/1970 -   Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration 1/1/1970 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Community Health Education (CHE) and Community Health/Preventive Medicine (CHPM) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health 5/17/1985 -   Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1942 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1964 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1987 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs 9/1/2009 -   Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs 9/1/2009 -   Accredited