General Admissions Information

Temple University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Conwell Hall, First Floor
1801 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19122
phone: 215-204-7200
toll free: 888-340-2222
fax: 215-204-5694

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions processes all undergraduate applications for admission to all campuses of Temple University. First-year applicants can opt to apply Early Action through the Common Application and must have a completed application on file before November 1st to receive a decision by January 10th. All other applicants (first-year or transfer) are reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates are usually notified of decisions four to six weeks after receipt of a completed application.

The web site to apply is

Students must submit all application materials to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the stated deadlines on the undergraduate application web site. Applications received after these dates will be considered on a space-available basis. The admissions application fee is $55.00.

Special Requirements for Admission

The following programs have additional requirements for admission: the College of Public Health (Nursing, first-year and transfers, and Health Information Management, transfers only), Dance, Music, and the Tyler School of Art. Refer to the individual program description for the details on these special requirements. Adult applicants, those who are 22 years and older and have not attempted 15 or more college-level credits at an accredited institution, are not required to submit standardized test scores.

Tuition & Residence Hall Deposits

All students admitted to the university must pay a non-refundable tuition deposit of $200 in order to reserve a place in the incoming class. In addition, students who wish to live in the residence halls must pay a housing deposit of $250.

Applying for Re-enrollment

For further information, see Academic Policy 02.10.16.

Also see the Leave of Absence, Academic Forgiveness, and Academic Standing policies in the Academic Policies section of this Bulletin and the Academic Policies and Regulations section of each school or college. An application for re-enrollment is submitted to the school or college of the intended major.