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Located in Northern Philadelphia halfway between the historic Fairmount Park along the Schuylkill River and the famous Delaware River, Temple University enjoys the culture, events, and nightlife of downtown as well as the unspoiled natural areas of the rivers and a park system of over 9,000 acres. The Schuylkill River Trail is a 23 mile path for walking, jogging, and bike riding that runs along the river from Philadelphia to Valley Forge.
Temple University was founded in 1884 and has become one of the largest universities in the country with over 300 degree programs and nine campuses. The Temple Owls have an active sports program. The basketball team, part of the Philadelphia Big 5, ranks sixth in NCAA wins and has won numerous championships. The football team competes in Division I FBS.
Philadelphia is a pedestrian-friendly city and students at Temple have access to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) subway, rail, bus, and trolley lines.