• Year of estabishment

    1884
  • Staff

    1,599 (approx)
  • Acceptance Critieria

    Profile Dependent
  • Accomodation

    Yes

Temple University

Philadelphia, US

  • College Address

    1801 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, United States

  • College Website

    http://www.temple.edu/

  • College contact

    +1 215-204-7000

Type

Public

Scholarship

N/A

No.of students

37,788 (approx)

Intake

Aug/Sep

Overview

Temple University Is A Public Research University, Established In The Year 1884. It Has An Urban Set Up In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The University Operates On The Motto ?Perseverance Conquers?. It Is Nicknamed As The ?Owls?.

According To The Academic Ranking Of World Universities, Temple University Is Ranked In Between #105-125 nationally And In Between #301-400 for The Year 2015/16. The U.S. News & World Report ranked This University At #121 nationally And At #381 globally For The Year 2015/16. The Princeton Review listed This University Under The The Best 379 colleges For The Year 2015. According To The Higher Education Research & Development Survey, Temple University Was Ranked At #94 out Of 643 National Universities In The Year 2013.

This University Is Affiliated To Association Of Public & Land-Grant Universities And Coalition Of Urban & Metropolitan Universities. It Is Accredited By The Middle States Commission On Higher Education, The Accreditation Board For Engineering And Technology, Inc. And AACSB International ? Association To Advance Collegiate Schools Of Business.

Campus

The Main Campus Of Temple University Is Located In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It Overlooks An Area Of 115 Acres. Other Campuses Are Located In Ambler, Fort Washington And In Harrisburg, Whereas International Campuses Are In London, Rome, Tokyo, Oviedo And Singapore. Some Of The International Campuses Are Offered With A Spring Semester Program While Some Are Offered Through The Schools And Colleges Of The University.

Schools

The Schools And Colleges Of Temple University Are As Follows:

  • Temple University School Of Environmental Design
  • Tyler School Of Art
  • Fox School Of Business At Temple University
  • The Maurice H. Kornberg School Of Dentistry
  • Temple University College Of Education
  • Temple University College Of Engineering
  • College Of Public Health
  • Temple University Beasley School Of Law
  • Temple University College Of Liberal Arts
  • Temple University College Of Science And Technology
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
  • Boyer College Of Music And Dance
  • Temple University School Of Pharmacy
  • Temple University School Of Podiatric Medicine
  • Temple University School Of Tourism And Hospitality Management
  • Temple University School Of Media And Communication

Departments

Some Of The Departments, Across Various Schools And Colleges Of This University Are:

  • Accomplished Teaching         
  • Accountancy              
  • Accounting    
  • Accounting And Financial Management
  • Actuarial Science
  • Adult And Organizational Development
  • Advanced Education In General Dentistry
  • Advanced Quality Assurance And Regulatory Affairs
  • Advertising (Research And Strategy) 
  • American Studies       
  • American/International Law
  • Ancient Mediterranean Studies
  • Anthropology 
  • Applied Mathematics 
  • Arabic Cert.
  • Architectural Preservation     
  • Art Education            
  • Art History     
  • Arts In Community|
  • Asian American Studies
  • Asian Business And Society   
  • Asian Law      
  • Biochemistry  
  • Bioengineering           
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioinnovation
  • Biology          
  • Neuroscience              
  • Business Administration

Teaching Standards

According To The QS World University Rankings, Temple?s Social Science Faculty Was Ranked In Between #76-100, Arts & Humanities faculty At #182¸Management faculty At #339 and Life Science & Medicine faculty At #350 Globally In The Year 2014.

Courses

Temple University Offers More Than 400 Academic Programs Across Its Seven Campuses. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Various Graduate Departments: Business at #41, Clinical Psychology at #26, Criminology at #11¸ Education at #56, Engineering at #127, English at #63, Fine Arts at #13¸ Health Care Management at #27, History at #64, Law At #52, Medical Research at #55¸ Pharmacy at #58, Psychology at #52 and Speech-Language Pathology at #29. Some Of The Major Courses Of Temple University Are As follows:

  • Mathematical Economics
  • Photography
  • Pharmaceutical And Regulatory Sciences      
  • Health Information Privacy And Security      
  • Computer And Information Technology  

Student Facilities

Temple Has More Than 350 Student Organizations At Its Campus Which Includes Academic, Political & Advocacy, Cultural & International, Entertainment, Media & Publishing, Professional, Service, Art, Service And Recreation & Leisure. Temple Student Government (TSG), Conducts Weekly General Assembly With Students And Administrations To Discuss Concerns Of The Students. Temple University Graduate Students? Association is The Only Registered Graduate Student Employee Union In Pennsylvania.

Following Are The Student Media Of Temple University:

  • WHIP, A Student Run Radio Station
  • The Temple News¸ A Weekly Newspaper
  • Templar, University?s Yearbook
  • The Honors Lounge, An Official Student Blog

The Sports Team Of This University Competes In National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I and In The American Athletic Conference. It Offers The Following Sports Football, Men?s Basketball, Women?s Basketball, Baseball, Men?s Crew, Men And Women?s Cross Country & Track & Field, Men?s Golf, Men?s Gymnastics, Men?s Soccer, Men?s & Women?s Tennis, Fencing, Field Hockey, Softball, Women?s Gymnastics, Women?s Lacrosse, Women?s Rowing, Women?s Soccer And Women?s Volleyball.

Accommodation

On-campus Halls Of Residence Owned By Temple Are:

  • Johnson & Hardwick
  • Peabody Hall
  • James S. White
  • 1940 Residence Hall
  • 1300 Residence Hall
  • Temple Towers
  • Morgan Hall
  • Graduate Housing

Temple Also Provides Off Campus Accommodation. These Halls Of Residence Are Equipped With All The Basic Amenities Required By Students While Living Away From Home.

Notable Alumni

Some Of The Remarkable Personalities Are:

  • Stephen G. Haines ? Organizational Theorist And Management Consultant
  • Shirley M. Tilghman ? Former Professor And President Of Princeton University
  • Leon Bass (Ph.D.) ? Educator
  • Steve Capus ? President, NBC News
  • Ronn Owens ? Radio Talk Show Host
  • Michael E. Busch, Speaker Of The Maryland House Of Delegates
  • David Goodis ? Crime Fiction Writer
  • Julie Gold ? Songwriter, Grammy Award Winner
  • Mel Greenberg ? Women's Basketball Hall Of Fame Inductee, Reporter For Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Tim Heidecker ? Comedian And Co-creator Of Tom Goes To The Mayor And Tim And Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

Scholarship

Temple University Offers Scholarships Based On Merit And Needs. Some Of The Major Scholarship Programs Are:

  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Bill Bernardo Scholarship
  • Camille Cosby Scholarship
  • Diamond Bands Scholarship
  • HERB It Forward Scholarship
  • Maguire Scholarship
  • Mario D. Fantini Scholarship
  • Pennsylvania Governor's School Merit Scholarship
  • Temple University 20/20 Scholarship

The Result Of The FAFSA is Taken Under Consideration For Need-based Scholarship Programmes.