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Temple University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Temple

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingA
AnthropologyB+
ArchitectureA
Art & Design DepartmentA
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
ChemistryB+
Civil EngineeringA+
CommunicationsA-
Computer ScienceA-
CriminalA+
Cultures/CivilizationB+
EconomicsA+
EducationB
EnglishC
FinanceB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
JournalismA
KinesiologyC-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A+
LinguisticsA
MathA-
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - Composition/TheoryA-
Music EducationF
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
NursingB+
OtherA-
PharmacyC
PhilosophyC
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA+
PhysicsA+
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalA+
PsychologyA
SociologyB
TelecommunicationsA
UndecidedB
Urban PlanningA+
Video/MediaA-

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

Temple University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
New York University
 A
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
 B-
Princeton University
 C+
Yale University
 B
Villanova University
 B
Boston University
 A
F
A+

Surrounding City

... The school is filled with either thoughtful, lost and lonely kids, baseball cap fleece vests, or city-"emo"-hipsters too cool to be seen at scho...Read full comment
... This allowed me to experience a new city without paying expensive out of state tuition ...Read full comment
... It's great being in Philadelphia, because sometimes professors assign fieldwork in the city or may take your class to a museum ...Read full comment
... The school is very diverse and living in the city is a great experience ...Read full comment
... I came for the city experience first ...Read full comment
... Besides, the enforcers have bigger issues to deal with in the city than us ...Read full comment
... The social life is very good at Temple, and while partying off campus is an option, the sheer volume of people and the its proximity to Center ...Read full comment
... I love the city of Philadelphia for all of its rich history and cultural diversity ...Read full comment
... When I transferred, Temple administrators gave me a lot of trouble with course reciprocity from West Chester, even when the course titles were i...Read full comment
... Yea, you may hear about alot of bad things going on around the boundaries of campus, but we are in a city where things like that happen ...Read full comment
... 1) Philadelphia is a cool city and there is something for everyone to do/see ...Read full comment
... Unless you plan on paying to go into the city every single weekend, it is fun to go to parties because what else will you do besides sit in the d...Read full comment
... I enjoyed nearly everything about the university as well as the city of Philadelphia ...Read full comment
... A fun city, but honestly there's not much to the campus ...Read full comment
... Let me start by saying that I love Temple University and the city of Philadelphia ...Read full comment
... Temple is an unsafe school in an unsafe city ...Read full comment
... The night life is very fun in the surrounding city of Philadelphia for people 21 and over ...Read full comment
... It's great being in the city, and the teachers are great ...Read full comment
... Great city--it is true that campus is quieter than some, but Temple students compensate by making the city their own ...Read full comment
... Great city--it is true that campus is quieter than some, but Temple students compensate by making the city their own ...Read full comment
... The campus is well lit at night, and the school's police force is actually the third-largest in the state (behind the City of Philadelphia and th...Read full comment
... Yea, you may hear about alot of bad things going on around the boundaries of campus, but we are in a city where things like that happen ...Read full comment
... The only negative is the lack of things to do on campus at night but there are plenty of open houses and parties always going on and center city...Read full comment
... I came from a small suburban town and I always wanted to move into a city ...Read full comment
... Plus, you're only a few minutes away by train/subway to the heart of shopping and dining in center city ...Read full comment
... Temple makes up for this by having Greater Philadelphia easily to get to from campus, but if you do not know Philadelphia well, it is a strange c...Read full comment
... As a person who grew up in a small town I could think of nothing better than heading out to a city full of opportunity to continue my education .....Read full comment
... Temple is an unsafe school in an unsafe city ...Read full comment
... I'm torn because I love this city and the people here ...Read full comment
... The amenities are shit, there is nowhere to eat that isn't trash food, and it's not conveniently located to any more interesting parts of the cit...Read full comment
... They really do a -lot to assit the inner-city neighborhood that surrounds the campus(such as scholarships, volunteering at the elementary schools,...Read full comment
... I came to Temple University Out of state from a small rural town and I wanted to be in the city ...Read full comment
... The amenities are shit, there is nowhere to eat that isn't trash food, and it's not conveniently located to any more interesting parts of the cit...Read full comment
... Yea, you may hear about alot of bad things going on around the boundaries of campus, but we are in a city where things like that happen ...Read full comment
... Philadelphia is a god awful city ...Read full comment
... Whoever said that the city of philadelphia is falling apart should stick a gun up their ass and die ...Read full comment
... I moved to teh city because it was the right thing to do, and because teh suburbs are evil ...Read full comment
... It is only really applicable for teaching in Philadelphia (which is a dirty, crappy city anyway) ...Read full comment
... It's the city school for my area and I know plenty of people who go there ...Read full comment
... It's a big state school in a big city location ...Read full comment
... Go to fishtown or northern liberties or another part of the city for cool shit ...Read full comment
... Great city--it is true that campus is quieter than some, but Temple students compensate by making the city their own ...Read full comment
... Great inner city atmosphere, close to downtown and south street ...Read full comment
... Yes the social life is not the best, but if you know where to look you can find some GREAT affordable apartments in the city ...Read full comment
... The city is an added bonus as there is plenty of opportunity to spend time elsewhere, get jobs, meet people, whatever you're into you can find s...Read full comment
... The city offers tons of opportunity ...Read full comment
... ) If you're from the opposite coast like I am, Temple will be the last place you'll want to go but if you are willing to go out of your comfort zo...Read full comment
... I transfered to Temple because I wanted to go to school in the city ...Read full comment
... you better believe it), and the fantastic restaurants in the city ...Read full comment
... Temple really is better than most Universities and I think it's unfortunate that we have an Ivy League school in the same city because we often e...Read full comment
... + You're in a major United States city ...Read full comment
... Temple is a great university in the northern area of a wonderful city ...Read full comment
... I was a Communications major, and despite it being a top-notch program in a major city, I found History to be more appealing ...Read full comment
... Temple is not located in the city, its located a mile from center city, in North Philly ...Read full comment
... The only people I met who did not like it here were either overly sheltered or the type of kid who was way into their high school social scene and...Read full comment
... As a person who grew up in a small town I could think of nothing better than heading out to a city full of opportunity to continue my education .....Read full comment
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