How to Apply

Apply using our graduate application portal

Fee: $60 (Fee waivers are available for those who qualify.)

All graduate programs require a completed application form, a statement of goals, and one certified copy of official transcripts from every college and university attended, including Temple University. A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is ordinarily required for admissions consideration. However, requirements for some programs may vary.

Supporting Materials

Once you’ve submitted your application for admission, you will be able to upload supporting materials through your account by clicking “submit required items.”

While it is preferred that you submit documents electronically, you may also mail your supporting materials to the address below. Be sure to include your name and TUid on all documents that you mail to Temple to expedite the processing of your materials. You will receive your TUid via email once you have submitted your application for admission.

Additional Requirements for International Students

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: 105
  • IELTS Academic: 7.0
  • PTE Academic: 72

Please ensure all supporting materials are sent electronically to or by mail to the following address.

Temple University, Klein College of Media and Communication
Office of Research and Graduates Studies
Annenberg Hall, Room 344
2020 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091

Application Deadline

Fall: March 1
Admission is open for the fall term only. Applications are accepted after the deadline, but late applications cannot be guaranteed full consideration.

Application Status

Track your application status on your account to determine its progress and whether or not supporting materials are still needed. You will be notified via email once your application is complete. Our Admissions Office will also be in touch throughout the process with updates regarding your application status. Please be sure to check your email for messages from


Please direct any questions you may have about the admissions process to our Graduate Admissions Office.
Phone: 215-204-8560