Temple University - World and U.S. Rankings 2022
Photography by Joseph V. Labolito

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this summer. TUJ opened in 1982 as a branch campus of Temple University, a Pennsylvania state-related university. Temple University is renown as an internationally competitive comprehensive university and top-ranked research institution with around 37,000 students. It ranked in the top 301-350 group in the World University Rankings 2022 published (in September 2021) by Times Higher Education (THE).

Temple University World Ranking

Times Higher Education (THE) 2022 (as of September 2021)

TOP 1-100

TOP 201-300

TOP 301-350

TOP 351-400

TOP 401-1000

  • No. 35     
    University of Tokyo
  • No. 61
    Kyoto University
  • Tohoku University
  • Osaka University
  • Temple University
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Nagoya University
  • Hokkaido University
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Keio University
  • Waseda University

Times Higher Education 2022 ranks two Japanese universities in the Top 100, the University of Tokyo ranked 35th and Kyoto University 61st. Tohoku University ranked in the 201-250 group, while Osaka University, Tokyo Institute of Technology ranked in the  301-350 group along with Temple University.

*THE analyzes over 1,600 universities worldwide from 99 countries and regions. Link

Temple University National Ranking

Temple University Graduate School Ranking

U.S. News & World Report 2023 (as of March 2022)

About Temple University

Temple University is a public university founded in 1884, started as a night school by Russell Conwell, a pastor of the Baptist Temple. The name "Temple" originates from the Baptist Temple. It was a church closely linked to the local community and was used to open the doors of academic study to the general public at the time of the school's founding. Temple University now has 17 colleges and schools (the equivalent of undergraduate and graduate schools of Japanese universities) and eight campuses in Pennsylvania, Rome and Tokyo (TUJ).

About Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ)

TUJ, a branch campus of Temple University in the United States, has approximately 3700 students from 57 countries and regions worldwide. As an institution of higher education offering American degrees in Japan, TUJ is the choice for students seeking a truly global environment. Temple offers undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree continuing education and English programs, as well as an internship program. TUJ offers a liberal arts education taught in small classes (average 19 students per class) and continues innovations that broaden student perspectives and deepen student learning. TUJ was designated as a Foreign University, Japan Campus by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in February 2005, the first foreign university to receive this designation. TUJ students are officially allowed to enroll in Japanese graduate schools or transfer credits with Japanese universities. TUJ currently has credit transfer agreements with Meiji University, Showa Women's University, Musashi University, and Toyo University. TUJ also has double-degree programs with Showa Women's University.