Research & Facilities

The College of Education is committed to improving the learning process for students of all ages in all types of organizations. Our faculty members are active in research, and the college has three research centers and one institute. 

The College of Education also has departments dedicated to improving educational leadership, organization and policy; instructional strategies; and the relationship between behavioral health and learning.

Learn more about the College of Education’s research centers and initiatives.

Diamond Research Scholars Program

Undergraduate research is encouraged through Temple’s Diamond Research Scholars Program, for which students complete 10-week summer research projects under the supervision of faculty members. Learn more about the Diamond Research Scholars Program.

Research Quality and Funding

In 2016, the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education listed Temple University as an R1 institution for “highest research activity,” placing it among the top 4 percent of all four-year institutions in the U.S.

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

The College of Education’s externally funded research expenditure was $13.8 million in fiscal year 2017.


The College of Education is primarily located in Ritter Hall, Ritter Hall Annex and Weiss Hall on Temple’s Main Campus. The campus’ North Philadelphia location is suited to provide opportunities for students to engage with area schools, communities, government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations.