Undergraduate Admissions

Applicants for admission into the journalism program will be considered directly from high school or as transfer students from other college programs at any time during the year. Students transferring to Temple are limited to a maximum of 12 credits from an accredited journalism program and nine credits from a non-accredited program.

Apply Online

You can apply online for admission to Temple University and the Department of Journalism at:

Alternatively, you can download a paper application here (pdf).

If you would like to request a hard copy application, please contact:

Temple University Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Conwell Hall 041-09
Broad Street and Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6069

Phone: 215-204-7200 or 1-888-340-2220

Graduate Admissions

The Application

Applicants must submit, a statement of goals, official transcripts, scores from the Graduate Record Examination, and two letters of recommendation. Writing samples and a record of professional experience also can be submitted.
Apply online here.

Taking the GRE

All applicants must take verbal and quantitative parts of the Graduate Record Exam prior to acceptance into the program.
Click here to visit GRE web site to find the schedule.


The M.J. program has rolling admissions. A completed application may be considered at almost any time. In general, applications must be complete by March 1 to be considered for assistantships and scholarships.