Ready for a challenge?

We’d love to see you conquer Temple University’s Honors Program. The Honors Program promotes four pillars.

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Social courage
  • Inclusive community
  • Integrity in leadership

These pillars are a perfect fit for the College of Liberal Arts’ mission of producing tomorrow’s critical thinkers, risk-takers and doers. Our students come here not only to walk a path towards a rewarding career but also to learn how to effect change in local communities and around the globe.

Courses and Perks

If the Honors Program sounds like it might be for you, take a look at the current Honors course guide. You have a huge variety of course options that change each semester.

Of course, being an honors student at Temple’s College of Liberal Arts is about more than just succeeding in some of our most amazing courses. Students in the Honors Program round out their robust academic experience with impactful leadership and mentoring opportunities, immersive service experiences, and exciting events and activities.

And don’t forget about the perks.

  • Priority registration
  • Graduate student library privileges
  • Networking and socializing opportunities
  • Four-year, on-campus housing in the Honors Living Learning Community
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How to Apply

First-year Students

There is no separate Honors application for incoming first-year students. All first-year students are reviewed for admission to the University Honors Program when they apply to Temple University. Reviews continue on a rolling basis throughout the admissions cycle. If you’re accepted to the Honors Program, you’ll be notified on TUportal.

Please visit the Temple University Undergraduate Admissions or International Admissions for more admissions and scholarship opportunity information.

Transfer Students

Transfer students applying to the university and current Temple students who want to be considered for the University Honors Program must complete the Honors Program application.

Prospective Students 

If you’re not yet a student but considering enrolling, you can send questions directly to Temple’s Honors Program by submitting the Honors Admissions inquiry form.

Liberal Arts Office of Enrollment Contact Info

We can’t wait for you to get started on becoming part of the next generation of liberal arts creative thinkers, risk-takers and doers. 

And if you have questions specific to the College of Liberal Arts, please contact the CLA Enrollment Team at or 215-204-3228, or our CLA student ambassadors at