How to Apply

To apply, submit Temple's online graduate application.

College of Science and Technology graduate candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. There is no minimum GPA requirement. Most applicants have an undergraduate degree in one of the natural sciences, Computer Science or Mathematics. Students from other fields will need to take prerequisite courses.

Supporting Materials

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

For applicants whose native language is not English, the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores are required. The minimum scores for the

  • TOEFL is 85 iBT or 575 PBT,
  • IELTS is 6.5, and
  • PTE Academic is 53.

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

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: Dec. 15; Jan. 1 international
  • Spring: Sep. 15; August 1 international

For Fall admissions, priority is given to applications submitted by December 15. Applications submitted after December 15 will be considered on a case-by-case basis for admissions and financial assistance.

Applications for Spring admission should be received by September 15. Note, however, that Spring admission is rare as coursework is designed to start in the Fall.


Assistance with the application should be directed to