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Fall 2024 applications to Temple reach record levels
Type: News Story
Marked increases noted among international, out-of-state and Philadelphia applicants.
April 9, 2024
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New Temple Promise program covers costs for admitted students with high financial need
Type: News Story
The new Temple Promise grant program will ease the financial burden for Philadelphia residents who have earned admission to Temple.
January 31, 2024
Jose Aviles speaking with high school students at an outreach event at Temple
Temple honors Martin Luther King Jr. with special open house for Philadelphia-area students
Type: News Story
Temple University holds open house for Philadelphia high school students.
January 18, 2024
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Temple experts weigh in on the Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision
Type: News Story
Experts provide insight on how the Supreme Court’s decision could potentially impact Temple students.
July 19, 2023
Image of Temple Formula Racing students showing others their 2018 race car.
Take Off to Temple Tour gives high school counselors from across the U.S. an experiential look at campus and Philadelphia
Type: News Story
During the Take Off to Temple Tour, high school counselors from various states experienced Main Campus and Philadelphia.
June 9, 2022
Campus stock photography.
Temple sees record application numbers for upcoming fall semester
Type: News Story
A record number of prospective students have applied to be part of Temple this fall.
March 15, 2022
Shawn Abbott pictured.
Message in Washington Post op-ed resonates with college admissions audiences
Type: News Story
Temple Vice Provost Shawn Abbott details his team’s new approach to college admissions.
February 2, 2022
A group of student's crossing Broad Street on campus.
For fourth year in a row, Temple breaks record for applications
Type: News Story
As of the March 1 application deadline, Temple University received 36,840 applications, beating last year’s record of 34,504.
March 4, 2017
a fan in the crowd wearing Temple gear, cheering on the Temple football team.
What a bowl game means for Temple
Type: News Story
Temple football’s success, especially the team’s appearance in the Military Bowl, has far-reaching impacts on the university.
December 22, 2016
Students walking past the bell tower on Main Campus.
Temple shatters record for freshman applications
Type: News Story
The number of freshman applications to Temple University has reached an all-time high.
February 24, 2016
A crowd of students walking through Temple’s Main Campus.
Open house sets record
Type: News Story
More than 6,000 people with an interest in Temple attended the latest Admissions open house event.
November 17, 2015
Temple Option will open more doors to a university education
Type: News Story
In a bold move underscoring Temple University’s commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald announced the Temple Option, an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don’t perform well on standardized tests.
July 29, 2014
The next wave: a record-breaking class of new students
Type: News Story
The next crop of new students has arrived — and they're record breakers. In addition to being one of the largest and most diverse freshman cohorts ever, the Class of 2017's academic credentials are off the charts. The class also produced record numbers in Honors Program freshman enrollment and new international student enrollment.
September 3, 2013
New scholarships, Temple Made campaign, drive strong class of 2017
Type: News Story
<p>Thanks to a bold, multi-level strategy led by a new academic scholarship program and the Temple Made branding campaign, Temple's incoming freshmen class will have the strongest academic profile in the history of the university.
May 22, 2013
How Temple uses social media to boost admissions
Type: In the Media
May 16, 2013
Prospective Owls get a taste of Temple at admitted student days
Type: News Story
A record 4,900 prospective students and their family members have attended two Experience Temple days held in February and March. The events provide an opportunity for those admitted to Temple to take another look before deciding whether to become a member of the Fall 2013 entering class. More than 2,600 plan to attend the third Experience Temple Day, which will be held on April 13.
March 25, 2013
New students by the numbers
Type: News Story
With the last day to drop classes in the rear-view mirror and freshmen and new transfers wrapping up their first month of classes at Temple, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions announced final data on the incoming class. The university welcomed 6,868 new students — 4,132 freshmen and 2,736 new transfers — to Temple for Fall 2012, concluding one of the busiest admissions cycles ever.
September 21, 2012
Temple tour guides drive admissions, local economy
Type: News Story
Temple's 35 Owl Ambassadors are an elite corps of tour guides who serve on the front line of the university’s admissions team and in the process lead the effort to grow the region’s economy by attracting students to Philadelphia.
October 26, 2011
New students arrive in near-record numbers
Type: News Story
One of Temple's largest and most well-qualified cohorts of freshmen and transfer students began classes, capping a busy admissions season marked by surges in applications and campus visitors.
September 6, 2011