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Temple Welcomes University of the Arts Students

Temple is ready to help University of the Arts students continue their college education in Philadelphia. Learn about how we can support you in your decision to enroll at Temple.

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Opportunities to Explore What Drives You and Experiences to Help You Succeed

Four percent of universities are classified as R1 institutions, and Temple University is one of them. We are Philadelphia’s only public university, and we are a global center of academic excellence. We believe in the power of an accessible education that sparks positive change. Through hands-on learning experiences and mentorships with world-class faculty, our diverse, vibrant student body become leaders who challenge the status quo and play a major role in changing the world for the better. 

Spotlight on our Temple Community

Our faculty, students and alumni are tackling real-world challenges and inspiring transformative action. Learn about some of the remarkable accomplishments and contributions of our diverse community.

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Lauren Ross, CLA ’23

Global Studies BA, Temple’s first Payne Fellow

Lauren Ross has made history as Temple’s first recipient of the prestigious Payne Fellowship, which funds master’s degrees leading to careers with the U.S. Agency for International Development Foreign Service. Her remarkable achievement reflects not only her dedication to global engagement and leadership, but also the transformative impact of her education at Temple.

Read Lauren’s full story.
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Journee Lutz, TFM ’24

Theater BA

Journee Lutz’s time in the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts prepared her to flourish into a vibrant career in theater. Her dedication and talent led to her selection as Temple’s 137th student Commencement speaker, where she shared her inspiring story and celebrated the transformative power of artistic expression, encapsulating her remarkable experience at Temple.

Read Journee’s full story.

Temple’s Impact

Our network of over 360,000 alumni helps define what it means to be an Owl. Meet some members of the Temple community who are leading thoughtful and deliberate change, here and across the globe.