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|Setting:||Large City Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Temple University, one of the Nation’s largest four-year schools, offers numerous academic, research and student life opportunities and is particularly well known for its high-quality professional education options.
With its main campus in Philadelphia, Temple also has several other campuses throughout Pennsylvania.
At Temple there is no shortage of academics, with over 300 academic programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
Graduating many students from its professional education schools, Temple is a leader in producing, doctors, lawyers, dentists, architects and pharmacists.
Temple’s other highly regarded programs include business, communications, education, art, music and science.
Research is also a central part of the Temple experience. Research centers at Temple include those devoted to aging, biostatistics, Jewish history, obesity and many others.
At Temple the student life abounds with opportunities. Over 200 student organizations, a student newspaper, a student-run radio station and a variety of arts entertainment opportunities find their home at Temple.
Temple is highly selective in its admissions of undergraduate students, with its admissions criteria for graduate students also selective but differing from one department to another.
Financial aid is available through numerous sources such as loans, grants and scholarships to eligible students.
62% of students gave Temple University 4 stars overall.
The school's key location 10 minutes from central Philadelphia is amazing. It easily allows students to maintain jobs and internships in a city atmosphere while still maintaining the ability to attend class. Graduating college with just a degree doesn't cut it anymore if you don't have the experience to go with it. Temple is amazing with accommodating student's professional and student lives. The career office there is amazing. Because it is so close to the city, a certain urban atmosphere surround the bordering area of campus causing some minor safety concerns. However, with the security always fully staffed, and the campus always well lit, the area often has the feel of an area separated from the crime that sometimes accompanies city life.
I absolutely love it here. My resident hall is very new and clean and there are so many food options around campus. The professors I've had so far have been great and I have not found very many students that I haven't liked. Downtown Philadelphia is so easily accessible from campus that there's always something going on.
1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.
Seasonal average temperatures for Philadelphia, PA
|Full-Time Undergrad Students||30,778|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||41,230|
- Latino: 5%
- African American: 15%
- Caucasian: 60%
- Asian: 10%
- Unknown and Other: 10%
|Unknown and Other||10%|
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