Labs & Research

A total of $21.6 million in research grants was awarded to Temple’s College of Public Health in 2016. Graduate students have the opportunity to work with faculty to conduct cutting-edge research into the role of society and behavior in shaping human health. Labs include

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 percent 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.

Research Funding

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