The cost to study at Temple can vary significantly from student to student, depending on many factors including academic program, type of housing, health insurance plan, meal plan, and more. The following approximate amounts are in U.S. dollars and are based on the 2023-2024 academic year, so they are subject to change.

Approximate costs per semester based on the 2022-2023 academic year.

Estimated Cost Per Semester - DBMD Program


varies by department*

University Services Fee


International Student Fee


Housing and Meals


Books and Supplies


Other (Travel and Personal) Expenses


University-Sponsored Health Insurance

Average $420.77/month

Below is an estimate of approximate costs per semester. These amounts can vary significantly depending on a student's lifestyle.

*Tuition varies by program. Visit the bursar's website for a complete list of current tuition rates.

Tuition costs and dates vary depending on the type of academic program desired, the level of curriculum customization, the duration of classes and group availability. Contact Global Programs at to explore available options.

Academic Calendar

Temple's fall semester usually begins in late August and ends in mid-December. The spring semester begins in mid-January and ends in early May. Find Temple's official academic calendars here.


Global Programs orientation generally takes place about one week before classes begin. You will receive more specific details about arrival and orientation after you are accepted.