#140 Overall Influence #1402 Desirability Rank

Temple University

Public research university in Philadelphia, United States

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

33,805

Acceptance

71%

Graduation Rate

75%

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
#156 World Rank
Biology
#173 World Rank
Literature
#77 World Rank
Psychology
#90 World Rank
Education
#167 World Rank
Mathematics
#145 World Rank
Business
#102 World Rank
Law
#177 World Rank
Philosophy
#130 World Rank
Political Science
#122 World Rank
History
#171 World Rank
Computer Science
#260 World Rank
Engineering
#97 World Rank
Communications
#104 World Rank
Religious Studies
#58 World Rank
Sociology
#247 World Rank
Physics
#296 World Rank
Chemistry
#212 World Rank
Economics
#80 World Rank
Anthropology
#56 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#79 World Rank
Social Work
#317 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#277 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 Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Psychology

Helena Sheehan

Irish politician

Jarl Mohn

American business executive

Ray Didinger

American sportswriter

George Michael

American professor

Eddie Glaude

Eddie Glaude

American academic

Ted Polhemus

Ted Polhemus

American photographer and anthropologist

Karen McCarthy Brown

American anthropologist

Francis Davis

American journalist and writer

Art McNally

American football official

Gerry Czarnecki

American management consultant

Deborah Schiffrin

American linguist

Martha Albertson Fineman

American legal scholar, feminist studies scholar