How to Apply

The best way to apply to Temple's Main, Ambler or Harrisburg Campuses is through your TUportal account, which you can also use to check your application status and more. To join TUportal, sign up for our mailing list​. We’ll send you an email with instructions within 24 hours. Applying costs $55 unless you qualify for a fee waiver (first-year students only).

Self-Report High School Transcript

First-year applicants from U.S. high schools and some international secondary schools will use our self-report high school transcript tool to report their high school courses and grades. Before you begin, see these important reminders. Check your TUportal for updates.


Temple awards more than $100 million in scholarships each year, with many of our first-year students receiving academic scholarships. There is no separate application required. See additional details on our first-year academic scholarships.

When to Apply

Most students apply in the fall of their senior year. Temple accepts students based on Early Action and Rolling Admissions. The sooner you apply, the better. Be sure to find out if there are additional requirements for your program, like a portfolio or an audition. 

Dates to Remember

First-Year Early Action Deadline

Nov. 1

Early Action Decisions Posted By

Jan. 10

Rolling Admissions Deadline

Feb. 1

FAFSA Priority Filing Deadline

March 1

Tuition and Housing Deposit Deadline for Admitted Students

May 1

PHEAA Pennsylvania Resident State Grant Form Deadline

May 1