Temple University Ambler

Temple University Ambler is a suburban campus of Temple University. The Ambler campus is located 30 minutes outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. While its postal address is in Ambler, Pennsylvania, it is actually in Upper Dublin Township.

Temple University Ambler
(as Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women)
(as part of Temple University)
DeanJames Hilty
Academic staff
Administrative staff
580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA 19002
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ColorsCherry and White          
NicknameTemple Ambler

It has 2,950 undergraduate and 962 graduate students, with a 3:4 male/female ratio (60% female). The campus is 187 acres (0.76 km2), including the Landscape Arboretum, and includes two residence halls. On campus, there are 30 student organizations. The campus offers 21 bachelor's degree programs—8 majors and 13 minors—as well as one associate degree program.

Bachelor's degree programs

The following 8 bachelor's degrees are offered at the Ambler campus:

Students can begin more than 100 bachelor's degree programs and take courses at any of Temple's campuses, including affiliated international campuses. A free shuttle bus is available seven days a week to and from the main campus.

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Ambler College, whose name was changed during the summer of 2009 to the School of Environmental Design and in 2019 to the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, is one of the 14 schools and colleges at Temple University. Based at the Ambler campus, the School features three environmental programs: community and regional planning,[1] horticulture,[2] and landscape architecture.[3] The campus was founded in 1910 as the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women. The School has a focus on environmental sustainability and ecological restoration. The Ambler campus is also the home of the Center for Sustainable Communities.

Campus organizations

There are 30 Ambler student organizations,[4] including the student newspaper, The Temple Column, the Ambler Food Committee, and the student radio station, WRFT 1610-AM.

The Ambler campus is also home to the Temple University Infant Lab, directed by Professors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Nora Newcombe. The lab researches the development of memory, language, and spatial cognition, as well as how play supports the development of the latter two abilities.


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