What We Consider

Your high school performance: We’re looking for students who are serious about academics, with at least a B average in high school classes and in the 3.0 range in college-prep courses. We also look for a well-rounded academic background, with this course distribution:

Subject

Units

English

4

Mathematics, College Preparatory

4

Foreign Language (Same Language/Culture)

2

History/Social Studies

3

Science (Two Years Lab)

3

The Arts

1

Other College Preparatory Courses

3

You need a minimum of 16 units in academic subjects from the above chart. Students 18 years of age and older can submit a high school equivalency diploma earned through the General Education Development Test and a high school transcript for all grades completed.

Temple also awards college credits for students who in high school participated in the Advanced Placement program. Check out our equivalencies.