Temple University

Temple University opened its doors in 1884. Through its 18 academic schools and colleges, Temple awards undergraduate and graduate degrees in nearly 300 fields of study. Popular majors at the university include Business, Communication, Journalism, and Visual and Performing Arts. Outside of the classroom, Temple students can participate in the numerous students groups and activities. Campus recreation includes men’s, women’s and coed intramural sports, group fitness and aquatics. For over 125 years, Temple University has been a leader in academic excellence. It is the school’s mission to provide the best educational opportunities for students regardless of social status or ethnic background.

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Type of Institution: Four-year, public research university

Tuition and Fees (per semester)

     • In-State: $6,798+

     • Out-of-State: $11,416+

Size: 39,000+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 14%

Percentage of Men: 49%

Percentage of Women: 51%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 15:1

Degrees Offered: Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate

Colleges/Schools: Art; Business and Management; Dentistry; Education; Engineering; Environmental Design; Health Profession and Social Work; Law; Liberal Arts; Media and Communication; Medicine; Music and Dance; Pharmacy; Podiatric Medicine; Science and Technology; Theatre, Film and Media Arts; Tourism and Hospitality Management; Social Work

Housing: On-campus housing provided: living/learning communities


     • Greek: Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta

     • Others: Black Public Relations Society, Black Student Union, National Association of Black Accountants, National Council of Negro Women, National Society of Black Engineers

City Life: museums, art galleries, shopping, dining, food tours, airboat rides, concerts and shows, theater/performing arts

Website: http://www.temple.edu/

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