How to Apply

To apply, submit Temple's online graduate application along with an online application fee of $60. You will also need to provide the following general supporting materials.

This Master of Fine Arts program admits a cohort every three years. Applications for admission to the next cohort will be accepted for the fall 2021 term.

General Supporting Materials

  • Official Transcripts: Submit official transcripts reflecting a bachelor’s degree.
  • Goals Statement: Submit a statement of goals.
  • Recommendations: Submit three letters of recommendation.
  • Résumé: Submit a current professional résumé.

Additional Materials

Application materials may be mailed to the following address.

Graduate Admissions
c/o Jim Short
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment
Center for Performing and Cinematic Arts
Temple University
Presser Hall, Room 127
2001 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Admission Deadline

  • Fall: Jan. 15, 2021

Admissions deadlines are determined by candidate interview schedules. Applications are processed on a semirolling basis throughout the spring.