How to Apply

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

All College of Liberal Arts candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree in a related field before applying to a graduate program. However, in the past, students without a related bachelor’s degree have performed well in the program. Therefore, an applicant’s entire application package will be considered.

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

Supporting Materials

Official electronic transcripts must be sent to Original transcripts can be mailed to the following address.

Temple University College of Liberal Arts
Dept. of Political Science
408 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 scores are required. The minimum scores for these tests are as follows. 

  • TOEFL iBT: 100
  • IELTS Academic: 7.0
  • PTE Academic: 68

Learn more about the international application

Application Deadline 

Fall: Dec. 15


LaTasha Goodman is the academic coordinator for the Political Science Department.
Phone: 215-204-7796