About the Main Campus

Temple University is a large, well-known, highly respected comprehensive public research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1884, the university is today the 38th largest public four-year university and the fifth largest provider of professional education in the United States. Temple University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which accredits colleges and universities in the eastern part of the United States. This accreditation includes Temple's campus in Japan and assures that the university maintains high-quality academic programs internationally.

At Temple's campuses in Philadelphia, undergraduate students can choose their majors from approximately 140 areas, all of which can be either started or completed by students at the Japan campus. With this many majors, Temple offers an academic program that will meet almost every educational goal.

Temple University has a strong and enduring commitment to international education. This is illustrated by the university's permanent campuses in Japan and Italy; by its number of student exchange and study programs abroad; and by its number of international students, who are attracted by the university's high-quality programs, thereby producing one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies of any American university.

Temple University Schools and Colleges

  • Tyler School of Art
  • Fox School of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • School of Media and Communication
  • Boyer College of Music and Dance
  • College of Public Health
  • College of Science and Technology
  • School of Social Work
  • School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
  • School of Sports, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Professional Degree Programs

  • Beasley School of Law
  • Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
  • Lewis Katz School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Podiatric Medicine

International Campuses & Programs

Temple University is a truly international institution with a global focus. In addition to having campuses in Rome and Tokyo, we also offer an exciting array of study-abroad programs all around the world.

International Campuses

  • Tokyo / Osaka, Japan
  • Rome, Italy

Global Partnerships

  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Brazil
  • Cameroon
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cyprus
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Liberia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Panama
  • Puerto Rico
  • Scotland
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam