First-year Applicants

Admissions are on a rolling basis. Early application is encouraged.

When to Apply

Priority deadline for fall semester: April 1
Rolling deadline: June 30

Application Process

The Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine application process for first-year and international applicants consists of two parts.

  1. Online Application
  2. Application Materials

Online Application

TUSPM participates in the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Application Service (AACPMAS). This service allows applicants (first-year and non-transfer students only) to complete a single set of forms for use at all of the colleges of podiatric medicine to which they apply. Be sure to review the AACPMAS website for valuable information.

Apply to TUSPM.

Application Materials

In addition to the AACPMAS application, the following materials are required.

  1. Official test scores. Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) Admissions Test scores released to AACPMAS. We recommend that you take standardize exam prior to February of entering year, however we will accept exam results through June of entering year. Exam results are valid up to three years prior to start of current application cycle. Recently, MCAT total scores of accepted applicants have averaged 499.
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.Transcripts should be sent immediately to the College's application service, the Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Application Services (AACPMAS).
  3. Recommendation: Composite a letter of recommendation from a Pre-Health Advisory Committee, or two letters from science faculty, and a letter from a podiatric physician. 

Support Credentials

TUSPM participates in Interfolio and Virtual Evals. Students have the option of utilizing either of the aforementioned services or having the author of the letters mail documents directly to TUSPM:

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Office of Admissions
148 N. 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

International Applicants

Students completing their education at a foreign institution should have their course work evaluated by the World Education Services, Josef Silny & Associates, Inc, or Education Credential Evaluations and subsequently submitted to the AACPMAS.

You are considered an international student if you hold, or will need to obtain, a non-immigrant visa, including a student visa (F-1), or an exchange visitor visa (J-1).

Please review TUSPM requirements for international applicants

Contact TUSPM Admissions

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