Temple University Tuition Fees

How Much Does Temple University Cost?

Learn the base cost of Temple University by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. You can jump to any of the following sections in our Temple cost report:

How Much Does Temple Charge for Tuition?



At Temple University the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $29,882 in 2019-2020. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $16,970 per year.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Temple University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Temple Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,609 a year. Temple University is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It’s yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $29,882.

Undergraduates who attend school in the same state they live in pay around $16,509 in yearly tuition and fees. Temple charges about $16,970 a year for Pennsylvania students, which is about average for in-state tuition and fees.

The chart below shows how Temple compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

NationwideMiddle AtlanticPennsylvania
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesAverageInexpensiveInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Temple University Financial Aid.

Temple Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection



$69,377EST. 4-YEAR COST

Tuition and Fees for in-state Temple University increased with an average annual rate of 0.62% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $17,183 if the growth keeps up.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at Temple to be $34,472, and $69,377 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 1.70% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $30,904.

This would result in a total cost of $62,332 for two years and $126,797 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Temple.