1801 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA USA 19122
Founded in 1884, Temple University is a public research institution located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Known for its excellence in professional education, Temple is home to the largest combined programs of law, medicine, podiatry, dentistry, and pharmacy. Its student body is also noted for being quite diverse. Notable alumni include Hall & Oates musicians Daryl Hall and John Oates, actor and comedian Bob Saget, and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Tamron Hall.
Ranked 9999 in the nation, Temple’s acceptance rate is 71%, and its graduation rate is 75%. Tuition is $16,970 per year for in-state students and $29,882 per year for out-of-state students A total of 37,236 students are enrolled, and the university’s student to faculty ratio is 14:1. Temple offers over 150 undergraduate majors and more than 240 graduate programs. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar.
Located in the sixth-largest city in the country, Temple’s campus is set in an urban environment. Freshmen are not required to live on campus, but more than 15,000 students do live on campus or very close to it. Temple prides itself on its variety of cultural and social activities. Students can participate in over 300 clubs and organizations, including 36 sororities and fraternities. The Temple Owls compete in the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference. Off campus, students can explore Philadelphia’s wealth of historical and cultural landmarks, or sink their teeth into the city’s famous cuisine: a Philly cheesesteak. Philadelphia also boasts a thriving nightlife, as well as a robust economic and business environment. If students are not cheering on Philadelphia’s professional athletic teams, such as the Phillies or the Eagles, they might be relaxing at one of Philadelphia’s nearby beaches.
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