Temple University
#131 Overall Influence#1402 Desirability Rank

Temple University

Public research university in Philadelphia, United States

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Temple University was founded in 1884. Temple is administratively divided into 17 colleges and schools. It is perhaps best known for the high quality of the education provided through its many professional schools, such as the Beasley School of Law, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, the School of Podiatric Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, the Kornberg School of Dentistry, the College of Engineering, and the Tyler School of Art and Architecture.

All in all, Temple prepares the largest body of professional practitioners in the state of Pennsylvania, and one of the largest in the country.

Temple Online offers a wide variety of graduate-level courses organized into 15 master’s degree programs, two doctoral programs, and 22 professional certificate programs.

Among the many distinguished Temple-associated individuals, we may mention the following:

Temple is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

From Wikipedia

Temple University is a state-related public research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1884 by the Baptist minister Russell Conwell. On May 12, 1888, it was renamed the Temple College of Philadelphia. By 1907, the institution revised its institutional status and was incorporated as a research university.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

33,805

Acceptance

71%

Graduation Rate

71%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$16,080

Fees (in-state)

$890

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,000

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

33K

Under-Grads

28K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19122-6096

What is Temple University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#83 World Rank
Medical
#151 World Rank
Biology
#164 World Rank
Literature
#75 World Rank
Psychology
#88 World Rank
Education
#140 World Rank
Business
#166 World Rank
Mathematics
#103 World Rank
Law
#168 World Rank
Philosophy
#125 World Rank
Political Science
#120 World Rank
History
#161 World Rank
Computer Science
#242 World Rank
Engineering
#101 World Rank
Communications
#102 World Rank
Religious Studies
#55 World Rank
Sociology
#236 World Rank
Physics
#262 World Rank
Chemistry
#201 World Rank
Economics
#73 World Rank
Anthropology
#56 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#85 World Rank
Social Work
#277 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#270 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Temple University's Most influential alumni?

Temple University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Biology, and Literature. Temple University’s most academically influential people include Eddie Glaude, Francis Davis, and Jack A. Apsche.

Eddie Glaude
Eddie Glaude

American academic

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Francis Davis

American journalist and writer

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Jack A. Apsche
Jack A. Apsche

American psychologist

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Jack A. Apsche
Jack A. Apsche

American psychologist

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Gary K. Michelson

American surgeon

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Gerry Czarnecki

American management consultant

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Fran Landesman

American lyricist and poet

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John Gregory Betancourt
John Gregory Betancourt

American writer

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Dave Schwartz

American meteorologist at The Weather Channel from 1991 to 2008 again from 2014 to 2016.

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Ursula Rucker
Ursula Rucker

American poet and musician

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Judy Moonelis

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Rosemarie Tong

American philosopher

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