How to Apply

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

A baccalaureate degree in any field is appropriate. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 with two to four years of relevant professional experience is preferred.

Candidates will be asked to submit the following along with their application. 

Supporting Materials

Official electronic transcripts must be sent to, or mail original transcripts to the following address.

Temple University College of Liberal Arts
GIS PSM Program Graduate Admissions Committee
308 Gladfelter Hall
1115 W. Polett Walk 
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6089

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

For applicants whose native language is not English, the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE examinations are required. Scores should meet the following minimums.

  • TOEFL iBT: 88
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5
  • PTE Academic: 60

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


If you have questions about the Geospatial Data Science PSM admissions process, contact the following staff member.

Jessica Brennan is the administrator in the Department of Geography and Urban Studies.
Phone: 215-204-7577 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall application deadline: March 1
  • Fall late application deadline: Aug. 1
  • Spring application deadline: Nov. 1
  • Spring late application deadline: Dec. 7 
  • Summer application deadline: April 15

Applications are processed as they are received. Late applications may be considered for admission.