Temple University

Pennsylvania, USA

Since its founding in 1884, Temple University has evolved into an international, higher-education powerhouse with 40,000 students. A Top-50 US News & World Report Public University, Temple offers the benefits of a large university, with 150+ undergraduate majors and 350+ clubs, yet a small school appeal that makes its community feel like family. In fact, with a student-faculty ratio of 13-1 and average class size of 29 Temple rivals small expensive private institutions. Located in Philadelphia, America’s cultural heritage/birthplace, you’ll live in a diverse, innovative industry-rich city that provides students with an edge for research, internships and jobs.
Kunal Nayyar from Big Bang Theory is a Theater (MFA) alumni.


Year of foundation: 1884
Number of students: 32 000
School type: public
Acceptance rate: 68%

About campus

Temple has established, diverse campuses which offer undergraduate students more than an education—they offer new ways to explore and participate in the world. Main campus is located in Philadelphia and students can find there more than 300 student organizations, access to professional internships and experiences, close proximity to the center of the city’s thriving food and restaurant scene, shopping districts, museums, galleries and cultural venues and much more! Apart from the main campus, Temple has many regional campuses together with campus in Rome or Japan.

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