How To Apply

Apply through TUportal, or use Temple’s online application or the Common Application.
Fee: $55 (Fee waivers are available for freshmen who qualify.)

Once your Temple University application is on file, you can view additional audition or portfolio requirements.

Learn more about applying to Temple as a high school student or transfer student. The Admissions team considers the following when reviewing your application. 

Supporting Materials

All application materials should be sent to or mailed to 

Boyer College of Music and Dance
Presser Hall
Attn: Matthew Schillizzi
2001 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Interview and Testing Information

Applicants who pass the prescreening requirements are invited for a live interview and portfolio review, as well as diagnostic and piano testing, with Boyer faculty members.

International Students

You are an international student if you hold or will need to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, including a student (F-1) or an exchange visitor (J-1) visa.

International students must submit either their TOEFL or IELTS scores. The minimum score of 79 on TOEFL iBT or 6.0 on IELTS is required for admission.

Learn more about additional application requirements for international students.

Portfolio Deadline

The deadline for all prescreening portfolios is Jan. 1.

Admission Deadlines

  • Application start: Aug. 1, 2019
  • Application end (fall early admission): Nov. 1, 2019
  • Application end (fall freshman): Feb. 1, 2020
  • Application end (fall transfer): June 1, 2020
  • Application end (spring): Nov. 1, 2019


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