There are so many things you can do with a liberal arts bachelor’s degree and/or a liberal arts master’s degree. Ready to find out what the future holds for you with a liberal arts education? Make your declaration or learn about your transfer options and apply to Temple University.


Majoring in liberal studies can help you secure internship opportunities and open the door to graduate school programs across various professional fields. Our academic and professional development advisors can help you develop a graduation and employment plan that works for you.

Master of Liberal Arts

If you are interested in career change or advancement, if you want to prepare for doctoral-level graduate work, or if you just want the academic enrichment and personal fulfillment that graduate study provides, think MLA!

Make Your Declaration

The College of Liberal Arts has the largest selection of academic offerings at Temple University. Our students have the flexibility to explore all of their interests – from the humanities and social sciences to business and the media arts.

For a complete list of our academic offerings visit

Visit Us!

The Office of Admissions offers tours daily. To register for a tour, please go to If you would like to experience the College of Liberal Arts firsthand, you can take advantage of the various visit opportunities we have throughout the year, including the Liberal Arts Preview Day.

Thinking of Transferring?

Almost half of incoming Temple students transfer from other colleges and universities. If you’ve taken 15 or more college-level credits after high school graduation, you can apply for admission as a transfer student. If you’re thinking about transferring, consider attending a Transfer Tuesday general information session.

Learn More about Transferring to Temple


When you are ready to apply, submit your application online at


  • February 1: Freshman Application Deadline for Fall Semester
  • February 1: FAFSA Financial Aid Application Deadline
  • November 1: Transfer Deadline for Spring Semester
  • June 1: Transfer Deadline for Fall Semester