United States, Pennsylvania

Temple University is a world-renowned research university located in Philadelphia, with a history dating back to 1884. In 1965, this private institute was designated as a "state-related" institution. Today, more than 35,000 students at Temple continue to follow its official motto – “Perseverantia Vincit” meaning Perseverance to conquer. Temple is one of the world's largest professional education sources, including law, engineering, medicine, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacy and construction, providing Pennsylvania with experienced practitioners. Moreover, the institute grants more than $100 million in scholarships every year and 70% of first-year scholars get need-based financial assistance.

Campus Life

The university has nine campuses, with the main campus in Philadelphia as well as branches in Rome and Japan. There is never a dull moment at Temple. Every day, one can choose from various eclectic cultural, sports and social activities such as community service ventures, student-run clubs, music performances and sports events. Nonetheless, these activities are not just time fillers. Grads also cultivate the opportunity to meet classmates and expand their professional as well as personal networks. Moreover, "diversity" is the best word to describe the housing and dining options Temple provides. The campus offers 9 dormitories, various high-class living arrangements with numerous dining options and meal plans. Here, the university experience is more than just academics! When students are not in a class, they benefit from the impressive health, fitness and leisure options, including a world-class gym and a comprehensive student health center on campus.

Noted Alumni

There are currently more than 320,000 temple alumni living in 50 states and 143 nations worldwide. Well-known alumni affiliated with the university are actor and comedian Kevin Hart and Bill CosbyBob, musicians Daryl Hall and John Oates, former Princeton University president Shirley J. Tilghman, singer Jill Scott and guitarist John Oates. Moreover, Temple University has cooperated with a few companies to provide Temple alumni with special prices for necessities, such as insurance and energy plans, as well as discounts on Temple clothing, co-working spaces, etc. Further, Temple Professional Network (TPN) is the platform for Temple Owls to connect internationally. Through face-to-face and online events, TPN provides alumni with the opportunity to expand the educational base established by Temple University.