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) Complete your application

Quickly apply for admission to Temple using the Common Application. Applying costs $55 unless you qualify for a fee waiver.

3) Create your TUportal account

TUportal is essential to submitting your supporting admissions documents (first-year students only), checking your application status and more. You will receive instructions via email to set up your account.

4) Submit your supporting credentials

In addition to your application, please be sure to submit your supporting credentials, including your self-reported high school transcript, through TUportal. If you believe an SAT or ACT score would complement your application, you should submit your scores. Standardized test scores are otherwise entirely optional and in no way required for admission. Learn more about the Temple Option.

Contact us with questions

Contact us at 267-468-8100 or 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