Temple University
Temple University is a public research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Russell Conwell, a Baptist clergyman, and his congregation Grace Baptist Church of Philadelphia, then known as Baptist Temple, built it in 1884. Temple University now provides over 400 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programmes across 17 schools and colleges. In addition, the university provides summer programmes for high school students to gain pre-college experience by living and learning on campus.

Cost of attendance

International students must pay tuition costs ranging from 30,000 USD to 40,000 USD, plus an additional 11,000 USD for housing. Students can apply for annual scholarships in the United States worth up to 20,000 USD to help them save money.


All overseas students at Temple University have access to on-campus housing. The university has 11 campus residence halls and housing units that can accommodate a total of 5,899 students. Students can choose a suitable meal plan and dine at a retail outlet such as Panda Express, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Salad Works, Twisted Taco, Bento Sushi, and so on. The average cost of on-campus housing ranges from $4,293 to $7,711. Students have the option of choosing from a number of off-campus housing choices. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is between 850 and 1050 USD.

Acceptance rate

The overall number of students enrolled at the university is 39967, with international students accounting for 31% of the student body. Temple University admissions are more selective, with a 71 percent acceptance rate.


Temple University's main campus is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The University includes eight campuses, including two overseas campuses in Rome and Japan, all of which provide a diversified study environment. The Tyler School of Art has an area of 255,000 square feet. There are 291 student organisations, 35 intercollegiate sports clubs, 33 Greek life organisations, and over 300 service initiatives sponsored by Temple. The University is a member of the American Athletic Conference and boasts 19 NCAA Division I teams.


Temple University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Jobs and Placement

Temple University's career centre provides a wide range of services to undergraduate and graduate students, including career counselling and internship opportunities. Temple University's internship programme allows students to meet new companies, connect with their interests, and participate in the internship programme to improve their abilities. After two years of graduation, 93 percent of students find work. The average wage for Temple University graduates is 66,254 USD, according to Payscale. The starting wage for a university graduate is $53,700 USD.

QS Ranking

#751-800 in QS Top University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

301–350 World University Rankings as per THE 2022

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