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Temple University

Campus Life and Facilities

Temple Says...

The city of Philadelphia is the cornerstone of life at Temple. One of the largest cities on the East Coast, Philadelphia is home to a variety of forward-looking businesses, progressive work in technology and science, and thriving artistic output. While the city is the product of a rich history, it is also a center for 21st century innovation and cu... More More

Temple Students Say...

As you’d expect from a big school in a big city, “Temple has something for everyone.” Whether you’re looking for “city life,” “friendly people,” or “a mil­lion and one clubs or groups to join,” you’ll find it here at Temple. “There are tons of things to do,” says one student. “If students get bored on campus, they were probably boring to begin with... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

1801 North Broad Street (041-09)

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096

United States

Phone: 215-204-7200

Fax: 215-204-5694


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 70
Fire Safety Rating: 91
Green Rating: 93
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 330.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.temple.edu/safety/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 18.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Apartments for single students

Living/Learning communities.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:315
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:11
Number of Social Sororities:14
    % of women who join:4%
Number of Social Fraternities:17
% of men who join: 4
Number of Religious Organizations:20
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: No
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Owls
Women's Sports Team Name:Owls
Team Mascot:owl
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Univ of Pennsylvania
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: St. Joseph's University
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 70
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 562
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 115.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: $250 per year
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Fee Amount: Walk-In Support
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 96.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Academic Superstore, CDW-G, GovConnection
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Urban Archieves, observatory, planetarium, Technology Center, Temple Gallery at Tyler School of Art
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