Apply to Temple

Temple is home to a talented and diverse student community. If you’re serious about academics and driven to turn opportunities into accomplishments, we want to hear from you. Here’s how to get started:

1. Read our admissions guidelines

Find application deadlines, evaluation criteria, and other important information for freshman students, transfer students, and international students.

2. Create your TUportal account

TUportal is your gateway to apply, schedule a visit, check your application status, and more. To join TUportal, sign up for the mailing list. You will receive instructions via email within 24 hours.

3. Complete your application

The quickest way to apply is through your TUportal account or through Temple’s online application or via the Common Application. You can also download and submit a paper form. Applying costs $55 unless you qualify for a fee waiver (freshmen only).

4. Submit your supporting credentials

In addition to your application, make sure to send us all of your supporting credentials, like official transcripts and SAT/ACT scores. Students may elect the Temple Option, instead of submitting standardized test scores.  

5. Track your application status on TUportal

After you’ve created your TUportal account, you can track the status of your application

Contact us with questions

Questions? Contact us at 215-204-7200 or toll-free at 888-340-2222. We’re open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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