Applying to college shouldn't be hard.

That's the approach we take at Temple University. Find all the information you need to navigate the application process and the contact information for people who can help answer your questions.

Temple University Ambler is often called the "best of both worlds" because students enjoy the benefits of attending a small suburban campus, while having all of the resources of a large research university at their fingertips. Philadelphia is easy to get to and our local communities have so much to offer. So does Temple Ambler – where you can start many of Temple's undergraduate degree and certificate programs. Select degree programs may also be completed at Ambler Campus.

The Temple Ambler community enjoys an active campus life designed with our commuter students in mind. Students interested in housing opportunities may choose to live in University Housing at Main Campus or in private, off-campus housing close to Temple Ambler. 

Quality, convenience, affordability and personal attention. You can find all of these at Temple Ambler.

Take the Tour!

Apply as a first-year student

Begin your journey as a Temple Owl at the Ambler Campus! The First-Year Experience allows students to begin a variety of undergraduate degree programs at Temple Ambler. Some students will then move on to Main Campus to complete their studies, while others stay at Temple Ambler or their entire program. Apply to Temple as a first-year student.

Apply as a transfer student

If you’ve taken 15 or more college-level credits after high school graduation, you could be considered for transfer admission. Learn more about transferring to Temple

Apply as an international student

Each year, students from around the world choose to further their education and expand their horizons at Temple. Some of those students decide to taker courses at Temple Ambler. Learn more about Temple's international programs.

Apply for the Master of Landscape Architecture program

A graduate degree from Temple prepares you not only to succeed, but to lead. Our advanced degree program blends real-world experience with a dynamic classroom environment. Brought together, these two elements create a stimulating educational environment filled with fresh ideas and new perspectives. Learn more about Temple’s Master of Landscape Architecture program.

Visit Us

See firsthand everything that Temple Ambler has to offer! Learn more about visit opportunities.

Dates to Remember

In light of concerns with COVID-19, our application will remain open for first-year candidates for Fall 2020. Our admissions staff is happy to answer questions. Call 267-468-8100 or email

Aug. 1: Applications are available for both spring and fall semesters.

Nov. 1: Fall First-Year Early Action, Spring First-Year and Transfer application deadlines.

February 1: Fall First-Year Regular Decision deadline.

July 17: Fall Transfer application deadline.

Costs and Financial Aid 

Russell Conwell founded Temple in 1884 as a night school for laborers, because he believed affordability and excellence should not be mutually exclusive. More than 130 years later, that's still our thinking. Learn more about costs, financial aid and scholarships.