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

With over 140 undergraduate majors, one of the highest-ranked art schools in the nation, and world-renowned research programs, Temple University has something for everyone. All international freshman applicants are considered for merit scholarships which range from $5,000 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: 52%
  • Average ACT: 22-27
  • Average SAT: 1238
  • Test optional? Test Flexible policy that allows students to choose which testing (if any) they want to submit to support their application for both admission and scholarship consideration.
  • 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): $42,070


  • 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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