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

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.

Downtown Skyline of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at twilight

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Out and About


Temple University’s student housing and dining options are numerous and varied. No matter your choice, you’ll find that living at Temple is one of the most exciting and memorable times of your life.

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. These properties also offer special discounts or rate to Fox School PhD students!

Oxford Village
1612 N 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19121

Tré Griffin, Property Manager

Amenities Include: 1, 2, & 3 bedroom floor plans, Monitored intrusion alarms, Entry intercom system, Key entry to each bedroom, Locking entry doors, Access-controlled entry to each building, Movie theatre, Free high-speed Internet, Individual leases, Two full-service laundry rooms, 24 hour emergency maintenance, Well-equipped kitchens, Organized resident activities, Historical location – 1 block from Liacouras Center & Temple Sports and Recreation Center, Rent includes hi-speed internet, Cable with HBO, electricity, & water
Kardon Apartments
1801 N. 10th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122

Ozana McMillan, Property Manager

Amenities Include: Coffee shop in lobby, Bike racks, Courtyard, Dishwasher, Kids permitted, Cats allowed(no dogs), Washer/Dryer on each floor, Storage room for bicycles in garage, Storage garage
Beech International Village
1520 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Linda Kromer, Property Manager

Amenities Include: 24 hour guard desk, Emergency maintenance, Resident events, Graduate study floor quiet floor, Study lounge on every floor, Laundry room on every floor, Convenient location, Furnished