All applicants must submit a Temple University undergraduate application, indicating Tyler and major where appropriate. Temple University accepts the Common Application or applicants can submit the Temple University application online. Temple University Undergraduate Admissions reviews all academic credentials upon the receipt of the completed application (including portfolio review), fee, transcripts, and test scores.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to arrange a portfolio review for the appropriate program. General academic guidelines for admission are found at the Temple Admissions web site. International students will find complete information and a special application at the Temple Undergraduate Admissions web site. Specific Tyler requirements, including portfolio requirements, can be found on that program's specific page (see gray bar at top of this page) or by calling 215.777.9090.
Tyler has a policy of rolling admissions. Notification of a decision for admission is furnished through Temple Undergraduate Admissions as soon as possible after all credentials have been received and the application is completed. Application and scholarships deadlines are posted and updated at both the Temple and Tyler web sites.
Checking Your Application Status
Applicants receive an AccessNet Username and TU Secure Password which can be used to check your application status by logging into the TUportal application system. Undergraduate applicants can get their AccessNet username or password at the following web site: https://tuhelp.temple.edu.
Temple Students Looking to Take Classes or Change to a Tyler Major
Temple University students looking to take a class or change their major should contact the office of admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org, 215.777.9090 or by stopping by the admissions suite to discuss the options and process for their particular interests.
Bachelor of Fine Arts and BFA with Entrepreneurship programs of study: Ceramics, Glass, Fibers & Material Studies, Graphic & Interactive Design, Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. Freshman apply to the BFA program as undeclared and declare a major going into their third year; transfer applicants may either apply as undeclared or select a specific BFA major depending on their studio placement.Application Requirements
Architecture, Architectural Preservation, Facilities Management: all new undergraduate BS degrees will begin with the common Architecture Undeclared curriculum which comprises the first 2 years of study. Places in the freshman year of this program are limited to 100.Application Requirements
All applicants must submit a Temple University undergraduate application. Applications may be submitted online or downloaded from the Temple Undergraduate Admissions. Temple University Undergraduate Admissions reviews all academic credentials upon the receipt of the completed application, fee, transcripts, and test scores. A portfolio is not required for this program.Application Requirements
By making work and interpreting images from art, photography, film, television and commercial imagery, students learn to analyze visual communication from a variety of aesthetic, theoretical, scientific, economic, sociological and historical viewpoints. Interdisciplinary studio and academic classes are required. The Bachelor of Arts in Visual Studies enables students to organize multiple approaches to visual thinking that cut across various disciplines into a logical whole.Application Requirements
All incoming undergraduate Tyler applicants for the Fall semester are eligible for participation in the portfolio scholarship competition. Freshman BFA, VS and Art Ed students must pass a review before February 1st. Transfer BFA, VS and Art Ed students must submit their portfolio on SlideRoom before February 1st. All scholarship applicants must also submit an original physical self-portrait to us by February 1st.Learn More