Graduate Student Research

Research is critical to graduate-level education. It is through research that graduate students can apply what they have learned in order to solve real-world problems. Graduate students have many opportunities to participate in research within the College of Engineering's facilities.

Discover more about current graduate research in the College of Engineering.

Research Funding

In 2016, the National Science Foundation placed Temple University among the top 100 in terms of research expenditures, which amounted to $242 million. Learn more about the university’s research support efforts.

Carnegie Classification

In 2016, Temple was elevated to an R1 institution of “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4% of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple’s research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and using advances in technology to make a positive impact on people’s lives.