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Philadelphia, PA
Tuition (in-state)
$23,422 ($13,596)
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4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Since this is such a diverse school, you will find a little bit of everything here. Of course there will be people that are stuck up, mean, etc., however there is an abundant amour of students here are are friendly, positive, outgoing, bright, and all around amazing people. All I can say is, if you stick to being yourself, you will find friends, and you will be accepted as a person no matter what.

4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: they are just normal college guys, t shirts , jeans, nothing rude, and nothing weird. everybody looks very kind and friendly, very dynamic and very positive.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: The guys usually wear jeans and or sweats. The girls usually wear sweats. No one dresses up for class. There are plenty of things to do around campus which a lot of students participate in. The students really support the basketball and football team. The school spirit is very high.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: There's great diversity. Everyone is average, and it also depends on your own opinion on what you like/don't like. The social life is noticeable everywhere and usually everyone can get along if you're not acting like a douche or stuck up.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: You're in a big city, so you see a little bit of everything. You find your people. But if you have a problem with certain people just BEING ALIVE (e.g. you're a racist or a homophobe) then go someplace more...traditional.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 76th
    Party Girls
  • 135th
    Party Guys
  • 163rd
    Most Creative/Artsy Girls
  • 404th
    Hottest Girls
  • 466th
    Most Creative/Artsy Guys

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Students at Temple find that—thanks to the large population of people from all over—it’s easy to find someone that sparks interest, at least for a few days. As far as anything serious—come on, it’s college! Live a little. Temple has a lot of potential for relationships, both short term and long. College, in general, is about hooking up and getting a feel for different people while you are still trying to fit into your own skin; Temple is no exception. As far as looks, beauty is something that’s found on the inside and that should be reason enough to find someone you can care for and call a girlfriend or boyfriend. Don’t believe that for a minute? For real, Temple has OK-looking people. There will be that one good-looking boy or girl that you can’t have because he or she has a mate, but there are a lot of single people on campus, and sometimes, looks aren’t really what matters—even if it is for one date.

Want some good news? Temple has a handful of students who are models and actors. They are attractive and educated, but be wary of others who also have their eyes on them. Girls in particular are definitely catty. As far as the overall social scene goes, joining clubs and organizations is the best way to meet people around campus. Dances, parties, and classes are also great places to find new people.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
Male Undergrads
Birth Control Available?
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. Campus events
  2. Classes
  3. Howard Gittis Student Center
Best Places to Hook Up
  1. Dorms
  2. Howard Gittis Student Center
  3. Museums
  4. Parties
Social Scene
It is easy to meet people at Temple, whether the person is in your class and you need someone to copy off of, or you find someone you can truly call a friend. To make your experience a social one, join a club. There are so many organizations on campus. Getting involved allows you to meet people, find out things about yourself, and do something good for your school.
Hookups or Relationships?
Both. Whatever floats your boat. Temple students have something to offer everyone. You won't see a lot of couples holding hands on campus, but who knows what happens behind closed doors.
Dress Code
Because Temple University is so diverse and has the advantage of being in an urban city, students do everything from wear their pajamas to class to dress up like a fashion plate. Everyone looks to outdo someone else, but it's really all about your own personal style.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 138 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 138 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What kinds of relationships have you had since coming to school?    Based on 164 responses

  • 21% Random hook-up with someone at your school
  • 20% Casual dating at your school
  • 14% Long-distance relationship
  • 13% None
  • 9% Random hook-up with someone at a neighboring school
  • 8% Long-term relationship with someone at your school
  • 7% Exclusively dating someone at your school
  • 3% Casual dating at a neighboring school
  • 3% Long-term relationship with someone at a neighboring school
  • 1% Exclusively dating someone at a neighboring school

What are the best places to meet guys/girls?    Based on 31 responses

  • 26% Parties
  • 25% Classes
  • 21% Campus events
  • 11% Howard Gittis Student Center
  • 10% Club meetings
  • 2% Pregames
  • 2% Center city if you have a job
  • 1% Greek Life

What are the best ways to make friends at your school?    Based on 33 responses

  • 28% Start up a conversation
  • 21% Ask them about their class work or work in general
  • 21% Be sociable
  • 16% Asking what their major is
  • 14% Look approachable

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?    Based on 36 responses

  • 44% Diverse
  • 28% There is no "typical student" at this school
  • 14% Suburban middle class kid
  • 8% Everybody is there own person.
  • 6% Hipsters, skaters, future ceos, hippies

How accepting is LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) dating life on campus?    Based on 9 responses

  • 56% There are lots of openly-dating LGBT couples. It is widely accepted.
  • 33% There are some openly-dating LGBT couples. A lot of people accept it.
  • 0% There are almost no openly-dating LGBT couples. Most people don't accept it.
  • 11% You won't see any LGBT couples on campus. It is widely not accepted.

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 165 responses

  • 2% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.
  • 3% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 54% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 41% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.


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