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Temple University
1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
General Information215-204-7000
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedLess than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree, Two but less than 4 years certificate, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 37,367 (27,623 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16 to 1

Mission Statement

Our talented faculty and broad curriculum of nearly 300 academic programs provide superior educational opportunities for academically talented and highly motivated students- without regard to their status or station in life. Temple’s richly diverse student population and the dramatic growth of our residential campus community of student scholars enrich the educational and extracurricular lives of our people. While the University especially serves students from Greater Philadelphia- it is enlivened by a rapidly increasing number of students from across Pennsylvania- throughout the nation- and around the world. We maintain an international presence with campuses in Tokyo and Rome and programs in London- Beijing- and six other locations worldwide. A long-time leader in professional education- Temple prepares the largest body of practitioners in Pennsylvania; we are among the nation’s largest educators in the combined fields of medicine- dentistry- pharmacy- podiatry and law. In addition- we offer more than four dozen doctoral and more than 100 master’s degree programs that contribute to research and scholarship. Temple seeks to create new knowledge that improves the human condition and uplifts the human spirit. To achieve this goal- we maintain our commitment to recruiting- retaining- and supporting outstanding faculty that prize diversity of thought- excel in scholarly endeavors- and support the aspirations of capable students.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
7%
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
 
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 00
Instructional 00
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0