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.

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

Supporting Materials

Official electronic transcripts can be sent via an email to Originals can be mailed to the following address.  

Temple University College of Liberal Arts
Dept. of Religion
614 Mazur Hall 
1114 W. Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6090

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

Applicants who earned their baccalaureate degree from an institution where the language of instruction was other than English, with the exception of those who subsequently earned a master’s degree at a U.S. institution, must report scores for a standardized test of English that meet these minimums.

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

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

Admission Deadline

Fall: Jan. 15


Jemina Quarles is the graduate coordinator for the Department of Religion.
Phone: 215-204-3663