A graduate degree from Temple is a much sought-after “next step” for students from around the world who want to advance their careers. Grounded in experience and research, our graduate programs build innovators and leaders.
International Student and Scholar Services
Living and studying in a foreign country can be challenging. To help make your stay easier, International Student and Scholar Services can assist you with legal documentation, help you fit into the Temple community and provide you with advisory and counseling services.
Foreign students coming to Temple or Temple students traveling abroad often seek help from our Office of International Affairs. This office oversees all of our study-abroad programs, worldwide campuses, global partnerships and efforts to internationalize curriculum.
Intensive English Language Program Admissions
English is spoken in nearly 60 countries around the world, but it can be a difficult language to master. To help non-native speakers of English, we offer a range of courses through our Intensive English Language Program.
Important Notice for Applicants Educated in CHINA
Documents certified by the China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC) or the China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center (CHESICC) are required for a full credential evaluation. Please note that only English translations of the ministry-certified documents are needed from the CDGDC or CHESICC; the Chinese version is not required. Further, photocopies of transcripts, degree certificates, and diploma certificates are not considered official and are not acceptable substitutes for the official documentation. The admissions committee for the program to which you are making application will review your materials to determine your admissions status. 3.28.13
Important Notice for Applicants Educated in INDIA
All documents must be attested to/verified by the Controller of Examinations or Registrar at the Parent University and then sent sealed directly to the Temple University department or program to which you are applying by the examining authority in an envelope bearing the institution’s seal or stamp and/or an appropriate signature across the sealed flap. -OR- You may make photocopies and have the copies attested to by the Controller of Examinations or Registrar at the Parent University. The Controller or Registrar should then place the verified mark sheets in an envelope, seal the envelope, and sign it across the flap before returning it to you to forward to the Temple University department or program to which you are applying. If the seal is broken when the envelope reaches Temple University, the mark sheets will not be accepted. Attestations from persons outside the offices of the Controller of Examinations or Registrar, such as individual professors or external notary publics, will not be accepted. Without exception, mark sheets, degree certificates, or provisional certificates from the affiliate college or faculty will not be accepted.
Please note that a credential evaluation done internally can take approximately one month. If you will be using the credential evaluation service offered by Temple University, please allow for additional processing time.
Notice: All application materials become the property of Temple University and will not be copied, returned, or forwarded.
Transcript Evaluation Services
Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc.
PO Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
World Educational Services Foundation
Web site: www.wes.org
Address: World Education Services Foundation
P.O. Box 745
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745