Financing Your Education


As part of Temple University, a leading public research university on a major urban campus, the Tyler School of Art and Architecture offers one of the best values in higher education. 

Temple University tuition and fees are based on a variety of factors, including student's school and college association, student level (undergraduate, graduate or professional), residency and credit hours. Visit the Bursar's Office website to learn more about current tuition and fees and plan your budget with Temple's Tuition Calculator.

Financial Assistance

Tyler School of Art and Architecture offers a range of generous funding opportunities for incoming and continuing graduate students. 

Tyler considers eligible graduate students for merit-based scholarships, assistantships, and fellowships. These financial awards vary from partial scholarships to full tuition remission and a stipend for the degree program's duration. The recipients are not required to pay these awards back. 

The following opportunities are available to eligible graduate applicants who complete their application by the January 6 deadline.

  • Presidential and University Fellowships --  intended primarily for the support of doctoral students and students in terminal degree programs.
  • Teaching Assistantships
  • Research Assistantships
  • Future Faculty Assistantships

Assistantships are awarded through departments for students in some terminal degree programs based on merit, need and fit.

Current graduate students have opportunities to apply for funding to support their continuing education. These opportunities, announced to eligible students during the academic year, include the following: 

  • Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant
  • Master of Fine Arts Completion Grant
  • Graduate School Travel Scholarships
  • Dean's Grant for Student Research
  • Dean's Student Travel Grant

Financial opportunities such as work study, select internships and externships, and federal or private student loans are also available to eligible students. Eligible students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA for federally sponsored support.  

For more details on financial aid opportunities, contact Tyler's Admissions Office. You can also visit Temple's Graduate School and external resources for opportunities that support the scholarly and creative pursuits of students and help offset academic and other costs associated with expanding learning and advanced practice.


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