Temple University

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Temple University
Temple Seal.png
City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Public
Sports: baseball, basketball, crew, cross country, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball[1]
Colors: cherry, white
Mascot: Owls
Degrees: Certificate, Diploma, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
Website: http://www.temple.edu/

Temple University is a Pennsylvania public university founded in 1884.[2] Its main campus is 1.5 miles north of Center City Philadelphia, and the University also operates programs for studying abroad in London, Beijing, Paris, Mumbai and other locations.[2] It was ranked a third-tier school in US News's 2008 "National Universities: Tier 3" list.[3]


Dr. Russell Conwell founded the school as an informal adult-education outgrowth of his Baptist Temple ministry, Temple College was chartered in 1888 and was incorporated as Temple University in 1907.[2]


  1. http://owlsports.cstv.com/
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 about Temple (English) (HTML). Temple University.
  3. National Universities: Tier 3 (English) (HTML). US News.