How to Apply

Apply using the Common Application. Learn more below about how to apply as a first-year, transfer or international applicant.

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 as a high school senior or transfer student. The Admissions team considers the following when reviewing your application.

Supporting Materials

Examination Information

The Music BS and Music Technology BS degree programs require music theory examinations for admission. For information on these examinations, contact

Matthew Schillizzi, associate director of admissions and recruitment at Boyer.
Phone: 215-204-6810

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 scores for admission are

  • TOEFL iBT: 79, or
  • IELTS: 6.0.

Learn more about additional application requirements for international students.

Application Deadlines

  • Application start: Aug. 1, 2020
  • Application end (fall early admission): Nov. 1, 2020
  • Application end (fall freshman): Feb. 1, 2021
  • Application end (fall transfer): June 1, 2021
  • Application end (spring): Nov. 1, 2020


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