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Temple University

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University history

Temple University is a public research University situated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The university was founded in the year 1884 by Russell Conwell. Earlier it began as a Night school but now the university is home to around 40,000 students around the globe. It is one of the largest universities in Philadelphia that offers around 500 academic programs. The University has a rich tradition of awarding to leaders, artists, and all other professionals from different fields.

Temple University Programs and Courses

Temple University programs and courses include the following:  

Some major schools and colleges are as follows:

  • TYLER SCHOOL OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE

  • FOX SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

  • MAURICE H. KORNBERG SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

  • COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

  • COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

  • BEASLEY SCHOOL OF LAW

  • COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

  • LEW KLEIN COLLEGE OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION

  • LEWIS KATZ SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

  • BOYER COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DANCE

  • SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

  • SCHOOL OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE

  • COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

  • COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

  • SCHOOL OF SPORT, TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

  • SCHOOL OF THEATER, FILM AND MEDIA ARTS

To know degree and programs, click here: degree-programs

To know about accelerated programs, click here: accelerated-programs

To know about honors program, click here: honors-program

To know about dual degree programs, click here: dual-degree-programs

Temple University Rankings and Achievements

Temple University Rankings and Achievements are as follows:

According to the U.S News and World Report:

  • Ranked 103 in National Universities
  • Ranked 62 in Best Value College for Veterans
  • Ranked 75 in Best Value School
  • Ranked 132 in top performers on social mobility
  • Ranked 46 in top public schools
  • Ranked 131in best undergraduate engineering program

Other achievements include:

  • Temple University Undergraduate college is among top colleges according to the Princeton Review
  • Temple University a good amount of funding for its research activity.

Temple University USP

The Temple University USP is what attracts a huge number of applications around the globe. The university unique programs and courses have been able to set up a benchmark for the students and is home to around 40,000 students. The University along with various departments has also various research centers that are known for its excellence. Temple University was given the status of the R1 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, for conducting high research activity.

Temple University Notable Alumni

Temple University Notable Alumni are as follows:

  • Nika Gilauri: Former Prime Minister of  Georgia
  • Bill Cosby: comedian
  • Kunal Nayyar: actor
  • Adam Mckay: producer
  • John Oates: singer
  • Jim Cawley: former Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
  • Patricia Wettig: playwright
  • Robby Anderson: NFL player
  • Norman Fell: actor
  • Tim Heidecker: comedian and director
  • Joe Hoeffel: U.S. Congressman

Temple University Infrastructure and services

Campuses

The Temple University Campuses are beautiful in its own way. They are all well located in the city. The university has eight different campuses in and around Philadelphia.

  • Main campus: The main campus of the university is located in the heart of the city. The main campus has got many new building projects and residential halls on the campus. The campus also has got sports centers, cafes and restaurants.
  • Ambler campus: The campus is famous for its scenic beauty, its gardens and has all the facilities for the faculty and students. To know more about the campus, click here:ambler.temple.edu
  • Center city: Temple University Center City offers the ideal learning environment for adult and continuing-education students. It is surrounded by the home offices of major national corporations. To know more, click here: centercity.temple.edu
  • Harrisburg: The campus offers degree programs, certificate courses, and professional development opportunities. To know more, click here: /harrisburg.temple.edu
  • Podiatric medicine: The campus was specifically developed for podiatric education and treatment. The campus has student housing, educational facilities and the comprehensive Foot and Ankle Institute. To know more, click here: podiatry.temple.edu
  • Health sciences center: It has the University hospital and health science center.
  • Japan campus: .tuj.ac.jp/
  • Rome campus: studyabroad.temple.edu/rome

Libraries

Temple University libraries have been ranked as top most libraries in North America. The University libraries have a collection of more than four million volume, special collections of rare books and primary archival sources and provide a full range of services for faculty, students and community members. The libraries are as follows:

· Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection

· Law library

  • Charles library
  • Ambler campus library
  • Ginsburg health sciences library
  • Krausz Library of podiatric medicine

To know more, click here: libraries

Housing services

Temple University Housing Services offers an ample of options to choose from. It is always exciting to live on-campus because of all the perks it has. The housing services have the well-equipped facilities. The residential halls are as follows:

  • JOHNSON AND HARDWICK HALL
  • JAMES S. WHITE HALL
  • 1940 RESIDENCE HALL
  • 1300 RESIDENCE HALL
  • TEMPLE TOWERS
  • MORGAN HALL
  • GRADUATE HOUSING

One has the option to choose from the various housing options. Important dates to keep in mind for housing services:

  • Monday, December 13, 2021: Housing Application will open for all undergraduate students (new, returning, and transfer).
  • Monday, March 7, 2022: Housing Selection will open for returning students.
  • Monday, April 4, 2022: Housing Selection will open for new and transfer students.  This first phase will close on Friday, April 8, 2022.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021: Admissions deadline. Students are encouraged to apply for housing by this date.
  • Monday, May 16, 2022: Housing Selection will re-open for new and transfer students who paid by May 1, 2022.

For Housing rates, click here: housing-and-dining-costs/room-rates

To know more about the services and how to apply, click here: housing.temple.edu/campus-living

Medical services

The student health services department of the University takes care of medical issues of the students. Services are as follows:

· Allergy Shots

· Dental Care

· Dermatology

  • Flu shots
  • Gynecology and family planning
  • Hiv testing
  • Immunization
  • Laboratory
  • Medical records
  • Physical exam
  • Self care center
  • Sexually transmitted infection testing

All kinds of forms can be checked here: studenthealth

To know more about the medical services, click here: studenthealth.temple.edu

Students club

Temple university students clubs are actively conducting various events in the university. The student clubs and organization give the students an opportunity to learn different skills and expand your horizons. There are more than hundreds clubs and organizations on the campus.  To name a few:

  • Game development club
  • Addiction medicine interest group
  • Adventure bound
  • Cultural connect
  • Language and linguistic club
  • Society of women engineers
  • Public relations society
  • Film in color
  • Insomnia theatre
  • Net impact
  • Tyler club

To know more, click here: student-life

Temple University location

Temple University is located at 1801 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, United States.  For direction to reach the main campus and other campuses, click here: maps-and-directions

Top Landmarks

Temple University Top Landmarks includes the following:

  • The Wagner Free Institute of Science
  • Cecil B. Moore Avenue
  • Uptown theatre
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Church of the Advocate
  • The Blue Horizon

Nearest airports

Temple University Nearest Airport are as follows:

  • Philadelphia International Airport
  • Atlantic City International Airport
  • Newark Liberty International Airport
  • Harrisburg International Airport

International student information

The International student and scholar services of the University provide all kinds of help and support to the International students.  

Visa and Immigration support

If you are applying to Temple University then you should follow the following steps for visa application for F1 and J1 status:

  • Get admission in a full-time program
  • Submit application for certificate of eligibility that is I-20/ DS-2019

All the details regarding US Visa is mentioned here: content/travel

Financial documentation can be checked here: financial-documentation

Details of US Immigration system:gov/sevis/students

Details of SEVIS Fee: fmjfee.com/i901fee

Scholarship for International students

Temple University Scholarships for International Students gives the students good financial support. All the International students are their enrollment are eligible for scholarship of the University. There are merit-based scholarships for the International students that amount to $2000 per year. Deadline for scholarship:

March 1: Application deadline

April 1: Announcement of scholarship winners.

There is also sister state scholarships for the students. If you are coming from the following countries, you are eligible for this:

  • Abruzzo, Italy
  • Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Douala, Cameroon
  • Florence, Italy
  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Incheon, Korea
  • Kobe, Japan
  • Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Tianjin, China
  • ToruĊ„, Poland

Here is a list of all the scholarships, fellowships of the University, link to the pdf: hiles/scholarships

To know about NAFSA, click here: financial-aid-undergraduate

To know more about the scholarships, click here:financial-aid-scholarships

Student life

Temple University student life is quite engaging and gives the students the opportunity to learn and grow. There are various clubs, organizations and fraternities and sorority working towards different goals and agendas. There are clubs on professional development, political interests, culture and identity, LGBTQIA, sustainability, media and sports.

There is also Army ROTC program at the University. Students interested in joining the forces can participate in the program. To know more click here: goarmy.com/rotc/schools

The University also has its own music band like: Symphonic Band, Collegiate Band, Diamond Marching and Basketball Bands and the Night Owls Campus Community Band.

Athletics

There are around 18 sports team of the University that has brought laurels to the University. Men’s teams play the following sports: Basketball

  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Women’s team play the following sports:

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball

Food and drinks

Temple University Food and Drinks options are as follows:

  • Ali’s Middle Eastern
  • Eddie’s Pizza
  • Fame’s Pizza
  • Richie’s Deli
  • Orient Express
  • Tai’s Vietnamese

· Morgan Hall Dining Complex

· Walker Food Court (Howard Gittis Student Center)

  • · 7-Eleven
  • · Master Wok
  • · Maxi’s
  • · Mexican Post
  • · Saxby’s
  • · Subway

Weekend getaways

Temple University Weekend Getaways includes the following options:

  • · Philadelphia museum of art
  • · Barnes
  • · Founding footsteps
  • · Philadelphia urban adventures
  • · Pennsylvania academy of fine arts
  • · Masonic temple
  • · Wanamaker organ

Admission process

How to apply?

Follow the steps below to apply:

  • Apply in Early action that is Nov 1 or regular decision that is Feb 1
  • Apply by using common application form
  • Pay $55 application fee
  • Submit official documents: Official secondary school or college transcripts.Standardized test scores (optional).,English language proficiency test scores, Letter of recommendation (optional)
  • Check the status of your application through TU portal and mention for Visa
  • Submit proof of secondary school
  • English proficiency test: Both international first-year and transfer students must submit one of the following English-language proficiency exams:
  • TOEFL iBT, TOEFL iBT Home Edition, TOEFL Essentials
  • IELTS or IELTS Indicator
  • PTE Academic
  • ITEP Academic Plus
  • Duolingo
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced or Cambridge C2 Proficiency

Dates to keep in mind:

For Fall semester start:

Early action-Nov 1

Regular decision- feb 1

For Spring semester start:

Application deadline: Nov 1

For tuition and costs, click here:tuition-costs

Job opportunities

The University offers part-time work study opportunities to its students. All the details regarding federal work study can be checked here: financial-aid

Off-campus work study jobs: work-study/work

 

Temple University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Temple University Application Requirements

3.1
GPA
33
IB
85
Percentage
52%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Temple University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Temple University Cost of studies

Fees

Bacherlors: $32,592

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Temple University Deadlines

Undergraduate: February 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Temple University Rankings

Global

303
US News
751 -800
QS
301 -400
Shanghai
301 -350
Times Higher Education
315
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
104
US News
95 -116
Shanghai
99
Times Higher Education
360
Forbes
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