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Temple University

Pennsylvania, United States | Public

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Top 350

About

Located on 1801 N. Broad Street of Pennsylvania and boasting the presence of 131 years of providing highest quality of academic standards is the Temple University. Initially, this university was started by Reverend Russell Conwell in 1884 who tutored a young boy at night due to his day long job. However, as years passed by, the number of students started increasing with each gradual passing year till date. However, it was only in the year 1888 that this University received a formal charter of incorporation.

Cost

Moderate

$16,922

Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)

$16,922

Average Living Expenses (Masters)

Rankings

#312

US News ranking

#701-750

Qs ranking

#301-350

Times New ranking

Admissions

59%

Avg acceptance rate (Bachelors)

$60

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Temple University is the most of the largest urban college in Philadelphia. Today, this prestigious Temple University is spread across on a vast area of 382 acres of land and stands tall with as many as 17 schools and colleges, nine campuses and 40000 odd students studying more than four hundred different courses in this esteemed University. Temple University can thus be regarded as a perfect ‘Mecca’ for all the students who have the passion and zeal to make their career prosper.

Residing Options

Owing to the large number of international students coming to Temple University for pursuing diverse courses and degrees, this University offers well managed hostel facilities which takes utmost care of all its international students. While it is completely optional for freshmen students to live ‘on-campus’, yet many students don’t miss the once in a lifetime kind of an opportunity of staying on-campus due to the rich exposure which they receive while studying and working on campus.
Apart from this, this University also offers facilities like women’s center, placement services, health services, 24-hour emergency telephone lines, 24-hour security, transport or escort services and such other facilities. So practically all things no matter how minor they are taken care of at Temple.

Faculty

Temple University is rich with well educated and qualified team of professors and other academic staff. Be it any field of study, this University vows to keep the quality of education intact. So, be rest assured that you will receive nothing but the best theoretical knowledge as well as practical exposure which any student desires to experience. Apart from this, the libraries and software which Temple offers its students is well resourced and up to date in order to help students keep abreast of everything happening around them.

Jobs and placements

When you get admitted to Temple University, the highly driven and student friendly Career section of this University conduct some University Placement Tests even before the start of your first semester. The purpose of conducting such a test is for them to ascertain and understand the basic skill set which the student has and the skill sets which he or she needs to develop in order to become more employable. Some of the areas covered in these tests are English, Maths and Foreign Languages along with a Student questionnaire which is supposed to be filled online. Depending upon the course which the student is studying, the areas of tests might change. Like for instance, for engineering related courses, Maths is involved, while for courses in Liberal Arts, testing of knowledge on foreign languages is a pre-requisite.In addition to this, there is an Office of Field Placement on campus which continuously guides and assists students in helping them understand and get involved in all such things and activities which will help in making them more career ready than just being job ready. So all the prospective students thinking of pursuing any course or degree from Temple University, there’s one more reason why Temple University stands apart from the rest because for any student, getting right career guidance is a must.

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