College life in the Philly

Temple College, later renamed Temple University, was founded by Dr. Russell Conwell in 1884. This inclusive research university has a total of eight campuses and offers 300 degree programs. With its main campus located in Philadephia, the second largest U.S. city on the East Coast, there will never be a dull moment. Students can expect concerts, art shows, and all the other happenings you would find in a city.

Type of School: Public
Location: Philadelphia
Campus: Urban
Average SAT score: 500-600 on critical reading, 510-610 on math and 490-590 writing sections
Acceptance rate: 61 percent
Tuition: $11,448 (in-state, living on campus)
Average undergrad class size: 27
Most popular majors: Liberal arts, agriculture, business/marketing, visual/performing arts,
communications/journalism, education
Degrees offered: Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Ph.D
Athletics: NCAA Division I

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