Special Admissions Programs

Dual Admissions Programs

See Transfer Students.

Pre-Professional Admissions Programs

Pre-Med Health Scholar Program and Accelerated Programs for Dentistry, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Physical Therapy

Pre-Professional Health Advising
Mitten Hall, Suite 110

Pre-Med Health Scholar Program

The Pre-Med Health Scholar Program is offered to highly talented high school seniors interested in pursuing a career as a physician. It is designed to recruit exceptional students to Temple University by offering a Linkage Agreement with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Applications are accepted from high school seniors and interviews are conducted in February of their senior year of high school. Health Scholar Program Applications for interested high school seniors are available through the Pre-Professional Health Advising web site. Completed applications are due by December of each student's senior year in high school. Students entering Temple University as Pre-Med Health Scholars may consider an Accelerated BA/MD (3+4) Degree option during their first semester of undergraduate studies.

Accelerated Programs for Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Podiatry

Accelerated Programs allow Pre: Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Podiatry (3+4 Tracks) as well as Physical Therapy (3+3 Track) students the option of earning both their Bachelor of Arts and Graduate degrees in a shorter period of time. Bachelor's degrees are conferred after successfully completing three years of undergraduate studies and passing all courses in the first year of professional school. The Accelerated BA/DMD, BA/PharmD, BA/DPM, or DPT Programs are designed for high-achieving students who have distinguished themselves with impressive academic records and a demonstrated interest in their respective field.

Applications are accepted from high school seniors and first year, first semester, freshmen. Accelerated program Applications are available on the Pre-Professional Health Advising web site.

Temple Law Scholars Program


Paul Crowe
Professor of Instruction, Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

Leora Eisenstadt
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies Department
Fox School of Business and Management

The Temple Law Scholars program provides an opportunity for outstanding students to gain provisional admission to Temple University's Beasley School of Law at the same time they are accepted into an undergraduate program of study. Law Scholars are expected to participate in the University Honors Program while undergraduates, after which they enroll in the Beasley School of Law, leading to the degree of Juris Doctor. For more information or an application, please visit the Temple Law Scholars Program.

University Honors Program

The University Honors Program includes students enrolled in every undergraduate school and college. All first-year students are reviewed for admission to the University Honors Program when they apply to Temple University. Current Temple students or transfer students who would like to be considered for the program must apply through the Honors web site. Applications are reviewed at the end of each semester after grades have been posted.

For more information, please visit the Honors Program.

Also see University Honors Program in the Academic Opportunities section of this Bulletin.