Temple College

Temple, TX 76504
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Temple College is located in Temple, Texas. This college also has branch campuses at other locations in the Central Texas area. Temple was established in 1926 and it currently serves well over 5000 students. This school gives students more than 60 areas of study to pursue. Students will be able to earn either associate’s degrees or certificates at Temple. It has become a respected institution in the community and is an invaluable source of education for many. Temple College has been accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges. Temple even has various athletics programs for students to enjoy with many men’s and womens team sports.

The Temple nursing program gives students two main opportunities to consider. Students can travel the path of becoming licensed vocational nurses (LVN) or they can pursue becoming registered nurses (RN). The associate’s degree in nursing program also has an LVN bridging advanced track for qualifying LVNs. Students in all nursing programs will have both classroom and clinical experiences in area hospitals and other local healthcare facilities. The nursing program at Temple is approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students4,999
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate58%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 65
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 7 51
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 96.1%
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1959 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1996 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$97/credit
In State Students$169/credit
Out of State Students$249/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,365 $7,605 $11,205
ADN 70 $6,790 $11,830 $17,430
BSN 125 $12,125 $21,125 $31,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of Temple College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 63% $4,733
Other Federal Grant 9% $317
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $3,108
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 14% $4,530
Federal Student Loans 32% $4,860
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,922
$30,001 to $48,000$3,907
$48,001 to $75,000$6,849
$75,001 to $110,000$8,180
Over $110,000$9,595

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Non-resident alien

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
Temple College
2600 S 1st St
Temple, TX 76504

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