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Temple is a university rich in history. Here are the most important things you need to know about Temple during your college search process and some fun facts.


  • Founded by Russell H. Conwell in 1884, Temple’s official motto is Perseverantia Vincit, or Perseverance Conquers. 

  • Temple University is Philadelphia’s public university, and has more than 360,000 alumni worldwide.

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