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Luxury Accommodations Near Philadelphia's Top Universities

Visit the University of Pennsylvania, Temple, and More

Philadelphia has long been considered one of the best “college towns” in the United States. With a rich history and vibrant cultural scene, our city provides the perfect backdrop for higher education. This beloved collegiate setting attracts students and faculty from around the country and the world—within the city limits alone, total enrollment is over 120,000 people.

Along with luxury accommodations, guests at Rittenhouse Hotel can enjoy convenient access to many of the most renowned universities in Philadelphia, including University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, and Drexel University, among others.

University of Pennsylvania

This private Ivy League university was founded in 1740 and considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the country. Located just a 10-minute drive from the Rittenhouse, UPenn offers an exceptional curriculum and features many resources and facilities that are open to the public.  Stay at our hotel near UPenn during your next visit to this beautiful urban campus.

Temple University

Located in North Philadelphia, this university is among the largest providers of professional education, offering degrees in law, medicine, architecture, and more. With 17 schools and colleges across eight campuses, Temple is highly ranked for its competitive academic programs. If you are considering becoming a Temple Owl, or have a friend or family member currently enrolled, choose our hotel near Temple University during your next stay in Philadelphia.

Drexel University

This private research university features three campuses in Philadelphia. With undergraduate and graduate programs available, the university prides itself on providing both in-class education and on-the-job experience. Our hotel near Drexel University is an excellent option for visiting alumni and faculty, or friends and family of students.

Thomas Jefferson University

Originally founded as a medical school, Thomas Jefferson University now offers a variety of academic programs across a range of subjects in addition to its highly-ranked medical school. Enjoy convenient access to this top Philadelphia university when you stay at our hotel in Rittenhouse Square, just 10 minutes away.

The University of the Arts

Philadelphia’s University of the Arts is the only art school in the U.S. that allows its students to collaborate across program lines, letting students fully embrace their creativity. Prospective students and visiting friends and family will enjoy our Rittenhouse Square location, just a 12-minute walk to the main campus.