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Temple University

#76, overall score 52.58/100

Fun Fact:

When Temple was founded as a night school in the late 19th century, its students were known as “night owls,” leading to the school’s sports team name.

ACADEMICS Score: 10/30

  • Score: 10/30
  • Acceptance rate: 52%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 14:1
  • Jewish Studies major: Minor
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • In-state tuition: $15,688
  • Out-of-state tuition: $25,994
  • Room & board costs: $11,146
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $8,996
  • Scholarship for Jewish students: Lillian and Morris Zeiger Book Scholarship

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Philadelphia
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 28,609
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 1,750
  • Jewish population share: 6%
  • Student origin: 80% in-state / 20% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Owls
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Alert, TUF Broads

ISRAEL Score: 12.58/20

JEWISH LIFE Score: 20/40

  • Score: 20/40
  • Hillel: Hillel at Temple University
  • Chabad: Chabad at Temple University
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Meor: Yes
  • Jewish fraternities: AEPi, ΣAM, ZBT
  • Jewish sororities: AEPhi
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 2
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan? Yes
  • Hillel Friday night services: 2
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 32 (13 Orthodox, 12 Conservative, 7 Reform)
  • Eruv: Within one mile of campus
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Bob Saget

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