Admission Requirements

Apply through TUportal, or use Temple’s online application or the Common Application.

Fee: $55 (Fee waivers are available for freshmen who qualify.)

High School Seniors

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

Transfer Students

Use our Transfer Equivalency Tool to see which credits transfer.

Do you attend a community college? See if students from your school automatically receive conditional admission to Temple University.

Learn more about how to apply as a transfer student.

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.

Learn more about the international admissions process.

Background Clearance Requirements

Students enrolled in courses that require fieldwork/internships must submit updated criminal, child abuse and drug clearances every year and might also be required to update immunizations and carry personal health insurance.

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Science program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $18,696.00 per year
Out-of-state: $32,064.00 per year

Application Deadlines

  • Application start date: Aug. 1, 2017
  • Fall early admission application deadline: Nov. 1, 2017
  • Fall freshman application deadline: March 1, 2017
  • Fall transfer student application deadline: July 7, 2018
  • Spring application deadline: Nov. 1, 2017