New Students

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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
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
Members of the Diamond Marching Band cheering at Convocation.
Looking back at Welcome Week 2016
Type: News Story
Temple welcomes the record-breaking Class of 2020 to campus with creative and exciting events.
September 7, 2016
Three students from the Class of 2020 at the Welcome Week barbecue.
20 facts about the Class of 2020
Type: News Story
Temple University’s unprecedented momentum continues with the arrival of a record-breaking class of new students this academic year.
August 29, 2016
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
Temple welcomes newest Owls during Convocation ceremony
Type: News Story
Members of the Temple community officially welcomed students from the class of 2017 at the annual Convocation ceremony Friday, capping a full week of opening events celebrating the arrival of freshmen and transfer students.
August 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
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