How to Apply

To apply, submit Temple University’s application along with the $60 online application fee. Standardized Tests (GRE or MAT) are not required.

Supporting Materials

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit.
  • Goals statement: In 500 to 1,000 words, state your career goals and how you believe this degree will help you achieve them. Discuss the relevant experience you've obtained so far.
  • Recommendations: Send two letters of recommendation (PDF) to the Dance Department by email at or by mail to the address below.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • Standardized Test Scores: Test scores, such as the GMAT or GRE, are optional.

Additional Materials

All Dance application materials should be mailed to

Boyer College of Music and Dance
Dance Department 
Attn: Norma Porter
1700 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

International Students

International applicants must send TOEFL or IELTS scores. Learn more about international admissions for Boyer.

For all policies for international applicants, including TOEFL and IELTS scores, please visit the graduate school’​s website.

Audition Information

Once your application is complete, contact the Dance Department at to schedule your audition. Include your name, program of study and two preferred audition dates.

Dance applicants who are unable to attend any of the dance audition dates may contact to request dance video audition instructions. Send recordings to the mailing address listed above.

Learn more about audition requirements


Norma Porter is the representative for dance admissions and recruitment.
Phone: 215-204-0533

Admission Deadline

  • Fall: Jan. 11