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Temple University is many things to many people. A place to pursue life’s passions. A nurturing learning environment. A hotbed of research. An engine of employment. A melting pot of ideas and innovation. An incubator for tomorrow’s leaders.

Temple’s 17 schools and colleges, nine campuses, hundreds of degree programs and more than 35,000 students combine to create one of the nation’s most comprehensive and diverse learning environments. In neighborhoods, across disciplines and on a global stage, members of the Temple community are making things happen.

About Philadelphia

Downtown Skyline of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at twilight

A city best known for its storied past, Philadelphia is writing a new chapter this year.

TIME Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places 2021

Philadelphia is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. and an international center of education, commerce and culture. The city is strategically located for corporate partnerships in a hub of the financial, information technology and pharmaceutical industries. The region is home to major corporations and Fortune 500 companies, including Comcast, AmerisourceBergen, DuPont and Sunoco.

Philadelphia is at the center of a region alive with innovation in commerce and finance, technological and scientific advancement, and accomplishment in the arts. Philadelphia also has a significant presence of IT, financial services, pharmaceutical and other industries providing opportunities for interaction with businesses and research. Home to numerous corporate headquarters, Philadelphia offers rich opportunities for business and community engagement.

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Recommended Housing

The Doctoral Programs Office, within the Fox School of Business at Temple University, suggests several properties that are graduate student-friendly, easily accessible to campus, and offer a variety of housing options. No matter your choice, you’ll find that living at Temple is one of the most exciting and memorable times of your life.