The Tyler School of Art and Architecture offers 22 programs in art, architecture, and environmental design disciplines to undergraduate students that will inspire and engage you creatively and intellectually and prepare you for a rewarding career. Below, you’ll find application deadlines and requirements for your program of interest, as well as links to submit an application and a portfolio, if required.
November 1: First-year student applications, Spring transfer applications
Application requirements by program
Art - BFA* (Ceramics, Fibers & Material Studies, Glass, Graphic & Interactive Design, Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture)
* Portfolios are required when applying for these programs
In addition to the specific application requirements, first-year student applicants must submit portfolio via Temple SlideRoom in order to be considered for admission into any of Tyler’s arts programs, including Art Education, Art Therapy, Graphic & Interactive Design, Studio Art and Visual Studies. Slideroom charges a one-time $10 fee for this service. Applicants who feel this presents a barrier to completing their application should email email@example.com.
Check the status of your application anytime by logging into the TUportal using your AccessNet username and password. To join TUportal, sign up for the mailing list. You will receive instructions via email within 24 hours.
If you’re a Temple student looking to take a class or want to change your major, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 215-777-9090 or stop by Tyler Admissions to discuss your interests and options. We’re looking forward to speaking with you.
All students who have attended Tyler and wish to be considered for readmission (re-enrollment) should also contact Tyler Advising for more information at 215-777-9229.
You can learn more about the admissions process for the Art degree at Temple University's Japan Campus in Tokyo on Temple Japan's website.