How To Apply

Contact the Anthropology Department before preparing and submitting your application for admission.

Christie Rockwell is the director of graduate studies.
Phone: 215-204-7775

To apply, submit Temple's online graduate application along with an application fee of $60. 

A bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) is required but it doesn’t need to be a degree in anthropology. 

Submit the following along with your application. 

Supporting Materials

Official electronic transcripts must be sent via email to Official transcripts can be mailed to the following address.

Temple University College of Liberal Arts
Dept. of Anthropology
Jenise Ly, Graduate Coordinator
210 Gladfelter Hall
1115 W. Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6089

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

Applicants who earned their baccalaureate degree from an institution where the language of instruction was other than English, with the exception of those who subsequently earned a master’s degree at a U.S. institution, must report scores for a standardized test of English that meet the following minimum scores.

  • TOEFL iBT: 79
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5
  • PTE Academic: 53

See more detailed instructions on applying to Temple as an international student.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: Mar. 1


Jenise Ly is the graduate coordinator in the Anthropology Department. 
Phone: 215-204-9028