Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
Estd 1884Established Year


The Temple University has a moderate acceptance rate of 56.7%. Students are primarily accepted for Fall and Spring season, however, there are courses which accept admissions on rolling basis depending on the seat availability.

To start the application, international students need to fulfill academic requirements by submitting the scores of SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT etc. and demonstrate English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/PTE Academic scores. They may take up pathway programs in case if they fail to meet the English language requirements. After submission of prerequisite documents for admission, students need to wait for at least 2 weeks for the decision.


Application PortalUG: Common/Temple's online/Paper Application PG: Online Application
Application FeeUG: 55 USD PG: 60 USD
Acceptance Rate57%
Mode of PaymentTUPay (Available at TUportal)
Temple University SAT Requirements1223
Temple University ACT Requirements27
International Application DeadlinesAugust 1–March 1
Academic CalendarSemester based
Intake SeasonsFall, Spring
Interview RequirementsDepends on course requirements
Work ExperienceHighly recommended for MBA aspirants
Financial AidAvailable for International Students

Temple University Deadlines 

Level of StudySeasonDeadline
All the programsFallFebruary 1
SpringNovember 1
Computer & Information ScienceFallDecember 15
SpringAugust 1
MBARolling basis
MA JournalismFallMarch 1
PhD PsychologyFallDecember 1

Temple University Language Requirements 

TestMinimum Score

The students unable to score the minimum required scores may attain proficiency in English by taking the pathway program in Intensive English Language Program.

Temple University Undergraduate Admission Requirements

 Application Portal: Online applications can be made via Common application or Temple's online portal. Alternatively, applicants may submit offline application by downloading the application form and mail it to the University. Application Fee: 55 USD Academic Requirements: Applicants are required to send the SAT/ACT scores and English language test scores (TOEFL/iBT/IELTS/PTE).

ACT Scores
Average ACT Score27
25th Percentile ACT Score24
75th Percentile ACT Score29
SAT Scores
Average SAT Score1221
25th Percentile SAT Score1330 (Math: 560; Reading & Writing: 570)
75th Percentile SAT Score1310 (Math: 650; Reading & Writing: 660)

Supporting documents: Original academic documents from school and College/University attended till date, reference letters, visa and passport copy.

Temple University Graduate Admission Requirements 

At the Temple University, one gets to choose between 176 Master’s programs and about 60 doctoral programs.

Temple University Requirements for Computer Science 

Application Portal: Online applications can be submitted through CST graduate application portal. Alternatively, students may apply offline by downloading and filling the application form. The students are required to mail the supporting documents for both online and offline applications.

Application Fee: 60 USD Academic Requirements: It is essential for international students to submit the GRE and English language proficiency scores.

GRE scores
Minimum total score300
English Language Requirements
TOEFL (internet-based)85
PTE Academic53

Applicants with 3-year work experience in information technology are eligible to request for exemtion from GRE. Supporting Documents: Post-secondary academic transcripts, statement of purpose (500 words), and information about any prior research experience. The PhD applicants are required to mention the research topics and the faculty under which they are interested to pursue research.

Fox School of Business Admission Requirements 

Application Portal: Online applications can be made through the applicant login portal. Application Fee: 60 USD Academic Requirements:

GMAT90th percentile or above
GRE90th percentile or above
TOEFL iBT100 or above

Supporting Documents: One needs to submit the unofficialacademic transcripts at the time of review process and electronic transcripts during admission and enrollment. Other requirements include current professional resume, 2 letters of recommendation and essays based on the topics mentioned on the relevant course page.

Additionally, theeligible students need to appear for interview on invitation basis.

Temple University Journalism Requirements 

Application Portal: Students are required to submit online application via the application portal of Temple University's Klein College of Media and Communication.

Application Fee: 60 USD

Academic Requirements: For gaining admission, students need to submit scores of either GRE/GMAT/Miller Analogies Test/PRAXIS/LSAT. Additionally they have to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting IELTS/TOEFL score.

Supporting Documents: It includes application essay, a list of extracurricular activities, and official academic transcripts.

Temple University Clinical Psychology Requirements 

Application Portal: Students acations to are required to send online applications to the College of Education via MyTU account.

Application Fee: 60 USD

Academic Requirements: Applicants have to submit GRE scores an IELTS/TOEFL score to be considered for admission. A minimum score of 79 is required on TOEFL iBT and 6.5 on IELTS.

The Temple University encourages the students to submit the academic scores via World Education Services.

Supporting Documents: Students must submit a 5001000-word statement of purpose mentioning about their interest area and what motivates them to choose Temple.

Also, students have to submit an academic writing sample, i.e., any paper written for a program in last 5 years. Other requirements include two letters of recommendation preferably from college/university faculty, current professional resume, and an interview after the completion of application.

Temple University Post Acceptance Requirements 

After the acceptance of the admission letter, students need to take care of following things:

  1. Students seeking accommodation at the University's residence complex need to pay non-refundable booking deposit of 250 USD along with the tuition deposit.

  2. For I-20, international students need to fill their Cerificate of Eligibility Application Form and submit the supporting documents as early as possible.

  3. Subsequently, the international students are required to apply for a student Visa.

  4. All the students need to secure their place for orientation at the TUportal.

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