Temple University Again Achieves Top Global Ranking

The main gate and the flag of Temple University at Polett Walk in Philadelphia

Temple University maintained its rankings in the 301-350 group  among 1,799 elite universities across 104 countries and regions around the world in the latest annual survey conducted by the Times Higher Education.

THE, a British publication reporting on news related to higher education, announced its World University Ranking for 2023 on October 12, 2022. The rankings are based on 13 performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Established in 1982, Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is the largest and longest-running branch campus of a foreign university in Japan with undergraduate enrollment reaching a record high of 1,841 in the current fall semester. TUJ is an integrated part of its main campus and an officially accredited international branch campus of the university. TUJ students receive Temple credits and degrees directly from the main campus.

Nagoya University and Tokyo Institute of Technology appeared in the latest survey in the 301-350 group, the same position as Temple University. Among the top 100 schools, the University of Tokyo was at No. 39 and Kyoto University at No. 68. Tohoku University was ranked in the 201–250 group and Osaka University in the 251-300 group.

Times Higher Education World Universities Rankings 2023 (Universities with Campuses in Japan)

No. 39 University of Tokyo


No. 68 Kyoto University

Tohoku University


Osaka University

Temple University


Nagoya University

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Hokkaido University


University of Tsukuba

Keio University

For details see: World University Rankings 2023

Separately, the US News & World Report, which publishes educational rankings in the United States and abroad, recently ranked Temple University as the following: (As of September 2022)

  • 2022-2023 National Universities: #121
  • 2022-2023 Top Public Schools: #56
  • 2022-2023 Best Colleges for Veterans: #76
  • 2023 Best Graduate School of Education: #54
  • 2023 Best Law School: #63
  • 2023 Best Law School/Trial Advocacy Program: #1