Costs, Aid & Scholarships

At Temple, you get the reasonable costs of a public university and all the advantages of a world-class research institution. All students are automatically considered for academic scholarships. Our goal is to make it financially possible for every qualified applicant to enroll, so that we may continue to build the talented and diverse student community Temple is known for.

Tuition and fees

For more than 125 years, we have focused on providing a world-class education at an affordable price. Just compare Temple to other comparable in- and out-of-state universities and see what we mean. View current tuition rates.



Temple awards more than $100 million in scholarships each year, with many of our first-year students receiving academic scholarships. There is no separate application required.  Additional details on our freshman academic scholarships can be found here.


New transfer students are considered for academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $5,000 based on a review of previous college work and a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher.  There is no separate application required.

Other University Scholarships

Temple University offers incoming and continuing undergraduate students numerous scholarship opportunities to assist you in financing your education.  Find out more about these scholarships.

Financial aid

Did you know that 70 percent of first-year students receive need-based financial aid? Or that the average first-year financial aid package is $15,373? We offer assistance to eligible students in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs. We also offer other types of aid, like employer tuition remission and veterans' benefits. In addition to financial aid that is awarded by the university, many outside groups sponsor private scholarships, loans, and grants. We encourage you to explore all of the opportunities available and apply early to make higher education an affordable experience for you.

Federal student aid

Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Prior Prior Year FAFSA filing begins October 1 (use your 2015 tax year data). The priority filing deadline for FAFSA is March 1st. Priority consideration is given to applications received and completed by this date. After March 1st, financial aid awards will continue to be made, but all funding sources may not be available. Find out more about, and apply for, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.