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Temple University

Location

Main Campus, Philadelphia United States

Ranking

# 681-690QS World University Rankings

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217Undergraduate programs

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316Postgraduate programs

International

1716International students

About Temple University

As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple University  educates diverse future leaders from across Philadelphia, the country and the world who share a common drive to learn, prepare for their careers and make a real impact.

Founded as a night school by Russell Conwell in 1884, Temple University has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education. Temple is a top-tier research institution with roughly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, 17 schools and colleges, eight campuses and hundreds of degree programs.

Four percent of universities are classified as R1 institutions, and Temple University is one of them. We are Philadelphia’s only public university, and we are a global center of academic excellence. We believe in the power of an accessible education that sparks positive change. Through hands-on learning experiences and mentorships with world-class faculty, our diverse, vibrant student body become leaders who challenge the status quo and play a major role in changing the world for the better. 

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About Temple University

As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple University  educates diverse future leaders from across Philadelphia, the country and the world who share a common drive to learn, prepare for their careers and make a real impact.

Founded as a night school by Russell Conwell in 1884, Temple University has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education. Temple is a top-tier research institution with roughly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, 17 schools and colleges, eight campuses and hundreds of degree programs.

Four percent of universities are classified as R1 institutions, and Temple University is one of them. We are Philadelphia’s only public university, and we are a global center of academic excellence. We believe in the power of an accessible education that sparks positive change. Through hands-on learning experiences and mentorships with world-class faculty, our diverse, vibrant student body become leaders who challenge the status quo and play a major role in changing the world for the better. 

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Available programs

Architecture MS

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Art History MA

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Ceramics MFA

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Dance MA

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Dance MFA

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English MA

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Geography MA

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Glass MFA

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History MA

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Jazz Studies MM

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Liberal Arts MLA

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Music History MM

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Music MA

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Music MS

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Music Theory MM

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Music Therapy MMT

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Opera MM

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Painting MFA

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Philosophy MA

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Photography MFA

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Piano Pedagogy MM

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Printmaking MFA

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Sculpture MFA

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Spanish MA

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Vocal Arts MM

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Engineering MEng

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Bioinnovation PSM

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Biology MA

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Biology MS

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Biotechnology PSM

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Epidemiology MS

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Art Education MEd

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Asian Law LLM

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Epidemiology MPH

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Journalism MJ

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Public Policy MPP

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Religion MA

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Social Work MSW

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Sociology MA

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Taxation LLM

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University information

At Temple, we believe applying to college shouldn’t be hard. Regardless of your age, nationality or background, our goal is to make the admissions process as easy and convenient as possible. We exclusively use the Common Application. Once you submit your application, you’ll be invited to join TUportal to complete your application. TUportal is an important communications platform we use to keep you up-to-date with the admissions process. There, you’ll submit the information needed to complete your application. Applicants will receive more specific instructions via email after submitting your final application.

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Bachelor

1221+
3.3+
6+
79+

Master

635+
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Temple University offers students a wide variety of academic programs, schools and colleges, and student housing, as well as state-of-the-art facilities in which students can meet, create, innovate and study.

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Student life

Temple University is where you can learn and grow, and where you’re free to explore answers to your most pressing questions. As a student at Temple, you’re encouraged to discover ideas and pursue your own—our students dream big and do big things. Here, opportunities are everywhere for everyone. From 100% of students having the chance to participate in hands-on learning and research to the option of spending your first semester abroad—every day at Temple presents something new.

At Temple, we offer career coaching to assist you in planning for your future. Our career coaches can help you assess your personal qualities, evaluate the information you have collected, suggest additional resources, and guide you through the decision-making process.

Through hands-on learning experiences and mentorships with world-class faculty, our diverse, vibrant student body become leaders who challenge the status quo and play a major role in changing the world for the better.

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Temple University is one of the top public universities in Philadelphia, United States. It is ranked #681-690 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #551- 600
  • 2014
    #551-600
  • 2015
    #601-650
  • 2016
    #601-650
  • 2017
    #651-700
  • 2018
    #651-700
  • 2019
    #651-700
  • 2020
    #651-700
  • 2021
    #701-750
  • 2022
    #751-800
  • 2023
    #751-800
  • 2024
    #721-730
  • 2025
    #681-690

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