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Journalism, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Philadelphia, PA, United States
Students who major in Journalism at Temple University enter a variety of careers, including those as web reporters and producers, newspaper reporters and editors, still and video photographers, radio and television reporters, magazine writers and editors, and any other areas that value storytelling, multimedia, and the accurate gathering, assessment, and reporting of information and ideas.

Overview

Program Overview

Although students of the Journalism program at Temple University must ultimately be responsible for their own academic programs, freshmen and first-semester transfer students will first meet with a Lew Klein College of Media and Communication academic advisor. During the sophomore and junior years, a student must meet at least once each year with a faculty advisor who is knowledgeable about the area of study the student is following.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elements of Writing
  • Journalism and Society
  • The American Political System
  • Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]
  • GenEd Quantitative Literacy Course [GQ]
  • SMC Freshman Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

National Students

  • Self-Report High School Transcript

International Students

  • Temple's online application or online Common Application or Paper application to submit by mail
  • Official High School or University Transcripts with English Translations 
  • Standardized Tests (SAT, ACT, TOEFL iBT, IELTS or PTE)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15336 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15336 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    17712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8856 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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