Apply to Temple

Temple is home to a talented and diverse student community. If you’re serious about academics and driven to turn opportunities into accomplishments, we want to hear from you. 

Here’s how to get started:

1) Read our admissions guidelines

Find application deadlines, evaluation criteria, and other important information for high school studentstransfer students and international students.

2) Create your TUportal account

TUportal is your gateway to apply, schedule a visit, check your application status, and more. To join TUportal, sign up for the mailing list. You will receive instructions via email within 24 hours.

3) Complete your application

The quickest way to apply is through your TUportal account or through Temple’s online application or via the Common Application. Applying costs $55 unless you qualify for a fee waiver (freshmen only).

4) Submit your supporting credentials

In addition to your application, be sure to send us all of your supporting credentials, including your self-reported high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores for freshman applicants. Some students may elect the Temple Option, instead of submitting standardized test scores. 

5) Track your application status on TUportal

After you’ve created your TUportal account, you can track the status of your application.

Contact us with questions

Contact us at 267-468-8100 or toll free at 888-340-2222. We’re open Mondays through Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Quick Links

High School Students

  Application Checklist

  Self-Report High School Transcript

  Temple Option

Transfer Students

  Application Checklist

  Transfer Equivalency Tool

International Students


Request to Re-enroll

Application Status

Next Steps for Admitted Students