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Temple University

public, coeducational institution of higher learning based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. It is a state-related university and comprises seven campuses: three in Philadelphia, two in Montgomery county, and two abroad, in Rome and Tokyo. Courses are also provided at approximately 40 off-campus locations in Pennsylvania. Through 14 schools and colleges, Temple University offers more than 120 bachelor's and some 95 master's and 50 doctoral degree programs. Professional degrees are granted through schools of law, dentistry, and medicine. Temple is home to the Institute for Survey Research, one of the few university-based facilities of its kind in the country. The campus contains more than 30 research institutes and 14 libraries. Many of the older buildings on campus are built in the Gothic Revival style. Approximately 28,500 students are enrolled.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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