Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)


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Temple University is ranked 86 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 267 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 73%
Applicants who took ACT 20%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+7%
600-69929%
600+36%

SAT Math Score

700+9%
600-69933%
600+42%

ACT Score

30-3621%
24-2952%
24+73%

Students applied28,886
Students admitted16,084
Admission rate56%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate43%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$15,384
Fees$890
Room and board$11,298
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$28,572

Cost after need-based aid$22,182
Cost after non-need-based aid$22,603

Average debt at graduation$37,372

Out of State

Tuition$26,376
Fees$890
Room and board$11,298
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$39,564

Cost after need-based aid$33,174
Cost after non-need-based aid$33,595

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met65%
Average need-based aid$6,390
Average non-need-based aid$5,969

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment28,609

Full-Time

Men12,186
Women13,132

Part-Time

Men1,785
Women1,506

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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