How to Apply

To apply, submit Temple's online graduate application along with an online application fee of $60. You will also need to provide the following general supporting materials.

This Master of Fine Arts program admits a cohort every three years. Applications for admission to the next cohort will be accepted for the fall 2022 term.

General Supporting Materials

  • Official Transcripts: Submit official transcripts reflecting a bachelor’s degree.
  • Goals Statement: Submit a statement of goals.
  • Recommendations: Submit three letters of recommendation.
  • Résumé: Submit a current professional résumé.

Additional Requirements

Application materials may be mailed to the following address.

Graduate Admissions
c/o Jim Short
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment
Center for Performing and Cinematic Arts
Temple University
Presser Hall, Room 127
2001 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

International applicants must send TOEFL or IELTS scores. The minimum scores required for admission are

  • TOEFL: 100 iBT, or
  • IELTS: 6.0.

Application Deadline

  • Fall: March 1, 2022

This program will next be admitting applicants for the fall 2022 semester.