Temple University

country rank  86
world rank  157

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University Overview

Founded in 1884, Temple University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Philadelphia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Tokyo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Temple University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Temple University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 135 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1884
Motto Perseverantia Vincit
Perseverance Conquers
Colours Cherry and white

University Location

Address 1801 N Broad Street
Philadelphia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19122-6096 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (215) 204 7000
F +1 (215) 204 5694
Other locations Tokyo

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1st Floor Conwell Hall 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia 19122-6096
+1 (215) 2047200
888 340 2222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Temple University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019