Throughout much of the graph, you'll notice some red dots (rejected students) and yellow dots (waitlisted students) hidden behind the green and blue (accepted students) in the middle of the graph.Some students who had grades and test scores that were on target for Temple did not get admitted.
This means that for every 100 students who applied, 58 were admitted, making Temple's admissions process competitive. Applicants may submit SAT or ACT scores or they can choose the Temple Option and provide responses to a few short-answer questions.
During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 74% of admitted students submitted SAT scores.
Temple University is a public research university with an acceptance rate of 58.5%.
Located in North Philadelphia, Temple has more than 140 undergraduate majors with programs in business, education, and media among the most popular.
Note also that some students were accepted with test scores and grades a bit below the norm.
This is because Temple has a holistic admissions process.Students can participate in clubs and activities ranging from performing arts groups to academic honor societies, to community service, and recreational sports. In athletics, the Temple Owls compete in the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference.During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, Temple University had an acceptance rate of 58.5%.This admissions data tells us the most of Temple's admitted students fall within the top 26% nationally on the ACT.The middle 50% of students admitted to Temple received a composite ACT score between 24 and 30, while 25% scored above 30 and 25% scored below 24.This admissions data tells us that most of Temple's admitted students fall within the top 35% nationally on the SAT.For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to Temple scored between 580 and 660, while 25% scored below 580 and 25% scored above 660.The admissions data in the graph is self-reported by applicants to Temple University. Find out how you compare to accepted students, see the real-time graph, and calculate your chances of getting in with a free Cappex account.Temple University, which accepts just over half of applicants, has a somewhat competitive admissions process.These findings, which were published by Fast Company, are based on essays — 539 of which were from students who were accepted to Stanford and 393 of which were from students who were accepted to Harvard — uploaded to the site at the time the study was conducted.RELATED: Temple University drops test requirement for admissions, offers specialized essays So how does Admit See gain access to these application essays?