Temple University's Rome Entry Year Program provides students seeking their Bachelor's Degree with the unique opportunity to complete the first year of their studies at Temple's campus in Rome, Italy and then finish the remaining three years of their degree at Temple's Main Campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or campus in Tokyo, Japan. Students that participate in Temple Rome Entry Year graduate with an American undergraduate degree from a top-tier, globally recognized university, while exposing themselves to an international mindset that is highly sought-after in the professional world.

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Year 1: Rome
Years 2-4: Philadelphia Track
Years 2-4: Japan Track
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  • Choose from 50+ degree programs that start in Rome, with topics ranging from business to biology to psychology to art history.
  • Take classes in the heart of European history. The Rome campus is located in the Villa Caproni on the banks the Tiber River and a 5-minute walk to the historic city center.
  • Participate in class excursions around Rome, Italy, and Europe.
  • Surround yourself with a new culture and language.
  • Get involved in a variety of weekly student activities that give you the chance to meet local Italian students.
  • Get 24/7 access to supportive and individualized staff.
  • Take advantage of Temple Rome’s Academic Support Center when you need guidance on class assignments.
  • Learn first-hand about the contemporary political, economic, and social issues facing Italy, Europe, and the world today.
  • Live in a city with easy and affordable access to the rest of Italy and Europe.
  • Get a well-rounded perspective and become a true global citizen.
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  • Access boundless opportunities for student internships, study abroad and research.
  • Live in Philadelphia, the birthplace of American history, and an international center of art and culture. Enjoy world-class museums, performance venues, vibrant outdoor spaces, and more than 3,600 murals across the city.
  • Take advantage of Temple’s first-class facilities from a 24-hour Tech Center to a new state-of-the-art library.
  • Get the support you need at Temple’s Student Success Center, the university’s Tuttleman Counseling Center, and at Student Health Services.
  • Study with students from nearly 130 countries.
  • Benefit from Temple’s convenient location, two hours from New York City, three hours from Washington, D.C. and an hour and a half from the beaches of New Jersey and the Pennsylvania mountains.
  • Participate in one of Temple’s 300+ student clubs, activities and organizations.
  • Become a fan of Temple's D1 collegiate sports such as football and basketball, or play on one of Temple’s club teams with a wide variety of sports offerings.  
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  • Attend the oldest and largest foreign university in Japan.
  • Temple Japan is in the heart of Tokyo. Within easy reach of campus are business, embassy and entertainment districts where students experience both the energy of contemporary Tokyo and the refinement of traditional Japan.
  • While offering a true American education, Temple Japan also provides a unique opportunity to learn about Japan. Many programs, from economics and international relations to psychology and art, weave Japan-related content into their curricula.
  • Study with students from approximately 60 countries around the world, including Japan, the United States, East and Southeast Asia, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Europe.
  • Small classes of around 19 students each encourage student participation and allow faculty to provide individualized attention.
  • Participate in one of 19 student organizations or 9 sports clubs.
  • Utilize the many campus facilities including computer labs, an academic advising center, library, counseling office, editing room and tutoring center.
  • TUJ provides a tailored development program to all students looking for full-time employment after graduation. This has led to a 94.3% employment rate, post graduation, as of 2021.
  • Tokyo remains one of the world’s safest major metropolises, with a lower crime rate than cities half its size.​