Owls Fly High in U.S. News & World Report


Temple University is flying up the charts of the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges. Temple is now ranked No. 115 in the nation, the highest ranking Temple has ever achieved. Temple shares this position with two other outstanding colleges, the University of Kansas and the University of Utah. Temple surpassed six spots to reach this ranking this year.

Within the past five years, Temple rose up 17 spots, which makes this university the No.1 gainer in Pennsylvania. President Neil D. Theobald says, “From the classroom to the athletic field to our national reputation, Temple is on the rise, and people are taking notice.”

Temple has ranked No. 5 among 125 national universities in “graduation rate performances,” as well.

This increase has been caused by a high enrollment of students, with high academics and an increase in diversity. Since 2012, Temple has accepted students in the top 10 percent of their class.

Also, the full-time faculty a doctorate or of equivalent has increased by 20 percent.

This higher ranking acknowledges Temple’s support and dedication for their students. Temple is on the rise and is flying high.

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