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Academics at Temple University

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Students come to Temple to acquire knowledge. To be challenged academically. To be pushed intellectually. And to share their opinions and hear the opinions of others. 

Many of our courses blend classroom learning with real-world activities and assignments. This stimulating and immersive academic experience will shape your life and career long into the future.

Degree Programs 

Some students arrive at Temple already set on a career path. Others come still seeking that path or change their minds while they are here. No matter your situation, one of our hundreds of degree programs is bound to match your personality, aspirations and talents. Learn more about Temple's degree programs

Schools and Colleges

Varying in size and personality, Temple's 17 schools and colleges will become your “home away from home” as you work toward your degree. Each offers outstanding faculty who provide a stimulating learning environment where ideas are born and futures are forged. Learn more about Temple's schools and colleges.


Temple's nearly 40,000 students are spread across nine campuses that literally span the globe, from Philadelphia and Harrisburg to Rome and Tokyo. Each campus has its own personality, but all bustle with the energy and enthusiasm you would expect from a world-class university. Learn more about Temple's campuses.

Honors Program 

The Honors Program is a community of high-achieving students who hail from every school and college at Temple. Honors students enjoy enriching academic opportunities, small classes, engaging faculty, personalized advising, special housing, and encouragement and support, all the way to Commencement and beyond. Learn more about Temple's Honors Program.

Continuing Education

Learning has no timeline or expiration date. Temple's continuing education courses are for students from all educational backgrounds and ages, from gifted high school students to retired professionals. Whether you are pursuing admission, seeking professional development or simply looking for personal enrichment, we can guide you through the process of enrolling in a Temple continuing education course. Learn more about continuing education at Temple.

Summer Sessions

There are many reasons to take summer classes at Temple. You may want to get a jump-start on introductory courses, explore different areas of study or experience Temple in advance of the fall term. We offer summer courses on six campuses throughout the Philadelphia area and Harrisburg. With day, evening and online classes, you'll find it’s easy to continue your studies whenever–and wherever–you choose. Learn more about summer sessions.

International Study 

Today's interconnected world demands that students develop the skills necessary to be competent and engaged global citizens. One of the best ways to gain these skills is through a study-abroad experience. Students who return from foreign countries often report having a greater perspective on the world, feeling more independent and self-confident, and being more competitive in the job market. Learn more about international programs.

Courses and Schedules 

Temple knows that students have busy lives filled with multiple activities and responsibilities, which is why we offer courses at a variety of times and locations. The goal is to make your education as convenient as possible. Learn more about courses and schedules. To access numerous technology resources including TUmail, TUmarketplace, Blackboard and Banner, explore TUPortal.


Temple University Libraries are the center of intellectual life on our campuses. With exceptional collections and services, our libraries serve as indispensable partners in study, teaching and research. Learn more about Temple University Libraries.