About Temple: Founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell, Temple College became Temple University in 1907 and has evolved into a comprehensive urban research and academic institution. Explore Temple, read the Mission Statement, check out the latest news, or follow Owl Athletic teams. Their 39,000 students can choose from 9 campuses and 320 academic degree programs including: 2 associate, 134 bachelor, 121 master's, 56 doctoral, and 7 first-professional (in dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, podiatric medicine). Temple's 186-acre campus in suburban Ambler offers programs in community and regional planning, horticulture, landscape architecture and others. At their Fort Washington, Harrisburg, and Center City Philadelphia locations, students can take a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate and non-credit courses. They have a large and robust study abroad program with campuses in Rome and Tokyo, programs in London, Beijing, Paris, Mumbai and other sites.