TempleUniversity is one of Pennsylvania's three public research universities. With an enrollment of some 34,000 students, Temple has a distinguished, 119-year-old mission of providing high-quality education at an affordable cost. The University has seven campuses in southeastern Pennsylvania--Main, Health Sciences, Podiatric Medicine, TempleUniversityCenterCity, Temple University Ambler, TylerSchool of Art, and Temple University Fort Washington--as well as Temple University Harrisburg.
Temple offers 119 bachelor's degrees and nearly 190 graduate degrees. The University is the 26th largest university in the United States, and it is the sixth largest provider of professional education (law, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and podiatric medicine) in the country. Temple is also an international university, and it has been said that "the sun never sets on TempleUniversity." There are successful, long-established campuses in Tokyo, Japan, and Rome, Italy, and Temple offers educational programs throughout the world, including London, Athens, Tel Aviv, Paris, Ghana, Beijing, and Seoul. The School of Law, for example, has Study Abroad opportunities in Rome, Athens, Tel Aviv, and Tokyo. Its Japan program is the only law semester in Asia accredited by the American Bar Association. The LawSchool will also launch the first American law education program in China.
Temple is a Carnegie Research I institution, and more than 2% of basic research funding is turned into licenses and product development--one of the highest percentages in academia. Temple's Philadelphia base--hub of the pharmaceutical, medical, and computer industries--positions the University for corporate partnerships. Its interdisciplinary research draws on faculty expertise from neurosciences, environmental and materials sciences, medicine, basic sciences, and other fields.
The University is recognized
internationally for its research institutes, including the ThrombosisCenter and Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology. The HeartTransplantationCenter is one of the busiest adult heart transplant programs in America. Pediatric facilities are the Temple University Children's MedicalCenter and the affiliated ShrinersHospital for Child
Temple’s talented faculty and its 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 Temple’s residential campus community of student scholars enrich the educational and extracurricular life of all Temple’s people.