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Psychology at Temple University

Every psychology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the psychology program at Temple University stacks up to those at other schools.

Temple is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 37,236. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 356 students received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Temple.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Psychology section at the bottom of this page.

Temple Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology
  • Doctorate Degree in Psychology

Online Classes Are Available at Temple

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Temple does offer online education options in psychology for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

Temple Psychology Rankings

The psychology major at Temple is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Psychology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

In 2021, 97 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Temple. This makes it the #55 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 15 students who received their doctoral degrees in psychology, making the school the #137 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Psychology Student Demographics at Temple

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Temple University.

Temple Psychology Bachelor’s Program

81% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 356 psychology majors earned their bachelor's degree from Temple. Of these graduates, 19% were men and 81% were women.


About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at Temple are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's in psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 29
Black or African American 72
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 187
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

Temple Psychology Master’s Program

77% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 97 students who graduated with a master’s in psychology from Temple in 2021, 23% were men and 77% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 20% men graduate in psychology each year. Temple does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 2% more men than average.


Of the students who received a psychology master's degree from Temple, 51% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a master's in psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 49
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

Temple also has a doctoral program available in psychology. In 2021, 15 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Psychology

Psychology majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Temple University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Psychology 379
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 87
Child Development & Psychology 2

Careers That Psychology Grads May Go Into

A degree in psychology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Temple University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4,440 $83,610
Psychology Professors 2,130 $89,300
Psychologists 460 $87,940


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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