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.)

High School Seniors

Are you in the fall of your senior year? Learn how to apply to Temple as a first-year applicant.

Transfer Students

Do you attend a community college? See if students from your community college automatically receive conditional admission to Temple University. Learn more about how to apply to Temple as a transfer student.

Use our Transfer Equivalency Tool to see which credits transfer.

And if you graduate from Camden County Community College, Community College of Philadelphia or Montgomery County Community College with an associate’s degree in Engineering Science, you’ll be able to complete a bachelor’s degree at Temple in two years if you follow the plan of study at your community college. Learn more about transferring to the College of Engineering.

International Students

You are an international student if you hold or will need to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, including a student (F-1) or exchange visitor (J-1) visa. Learn more about international admission to Temple

College Selectivity

Temple is a large, state-related, top-tier research university with a competitive selection process—and students in the College of Engineering are among the university’s best. Among the college’s population of 1,906 undergraduate students, the average SAT score is 1217.

Student Diversity

The College of Engineering reflects the diversity that has always been a hallmark of life at Temple. With students from all 50 states, 129 countries and with cultural backgrounds of all kinds, Temple’s classrooms are enriched with countless perspectives, giving students a global point of view across disciplines and fields, and strengthening bonds that encourage success among students.

As a community, Temple’s shared responsibility is to enhance the quality of life for all members of its community, providing a safe, supportive and welcoming environment in which to learn, work and grow.

The College of Engineering has several diversity-focused student clubs, including the National Society for Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the Society of Women Engineers, and the Alliance for Minority Participation in STEM (AMP-STEM), which focuses on developing strategies that help minority students complete their undergraduate and graduate STEM degrees. In addition, the College has established the Center for Inclusive Competition in Engineering to advance diversity and support minority student retention.

Admissions Deadlines

  • Application period opens: Aug. 1, 2023
  • Fall Early Action application deadline: Nov. 1, 2023
  • Fall first-year application deadline: Feb. 1, 2024
  • Fall transfer student application deadline: June 1, 2024
  • Spring application deadline: Nov. 1, 2023