Ranked in the top 70 Best Value Schools among U.S. Universities by U.S. World & News Report, we offer students the best of both worlds: the cost of a public university with the advantages of a reputable world-class research institution. 

At Temple, our goal is to make it financially possible for every qualified applicant to enroll, so we may continue to build the talented and diverse student community for which we are known. Financial aid opportunities can help you finance your education at Temple. 

  • We award more than $100 million in scholarships each year.
  • 70% of eligible first year students receive need-based aid. 
  • In recent years, more than half of our students were offered merit-based scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to full tuition.

Types of Financial Aid

  • Temple offers a variety of merit-based and individual scholarships & grants
  • Federal student aid available for eligible U.S. citizens and residents
  • Temple supports GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon benefits for eligible military families
  • Work study or on-campus jobs available for eligible students
  • Temple offers payment plans that help students and families manage tuition bills

*All awards are subject to change based on availability for the academic year. Be sure to consult with the specific eligibility requirements and deadlines for each form of financial aid that you are applying for.

Rome Entry Year Costs*

First year annual tuition for Pennsylvania residents, international students, or U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States

$17,976 for first year**

First year annual tuition for U.S. citizens and permanent residents living in the United States but outside of the state of Pennsylvania

$32,376 for first year

Temple Rome Program Fee

$375 per semester in Rome

Rome Permit Fee for all non-European Union citizens

$280 (one-time fee)

Matriculation Fee

$218 (one-time fee)

Estimated cost of university-facilitated shared student apartments

$7,840 for first year

In-state tuition: $17,136; Out of state tuition: $30,864; Rome Program Fee: $375/semester; Matriculation Fee: $218; Rome Permit Fee: $280; Housing: $9650

*In addition to the costs and fees above, students should expect meal and travel expenses estimated in the cost sheet below. Figures above are based on 2023-2024 rates and may change for 2024-2025.

**International students and U.S. citizens residing outside of the United States will see a tuition charge of $16,188 per semester on their Temple bill, along with an automatically assessed TREY scholarship, so that the effective tuition due for the semester will be $8,988. 

Rome Entry Year Scholarships

Anticipated Costs for Years 2-4

After completing the Temple Rome Entry Year Program, students will pay the costs associated with their campus track (Philadelphia* or Japan**). There are various types of scholarships and financial aid offered at both campuses. Explore costs, aid, and scholarships for each campus below. 

*To be eligible for Main Campus scholarships, students applying to the Philadelphia track must submit any scholarship applications during their application cycle. Students are notified of scholarship awards in winter/early spring, depending on when they apply. Any merit-based scholarships are disbursed once enrolled at Main Campus. 

**Japan track students can start to apply for scholarships at Temple Japan during their first year in Rome. Scholarships are awarded and disbursed once enrolled at Temple Japan.