Temple University Dual Bachelor’s Master’s Degree Program

Founded in 1884 in Philadelphia, Temple University boasts 17 schools and colleges, over 540 degree programs, and outstanding academic performance in areas such as Business and Management, Sport Business, Film Studies and Psychology. The student number in Temple University is about 40,000 with a student-faculty ration of 14:1.(Offered programs: www.temple.edu/academics/degree-programs)。

In the DBMD program, students will spend three years in NTU's undergraduate program and two years in Temple's graduate program. Upon fulfilling the graduation requirements of the two universities, students will be conferred with both a bachelor's degree from NTU and a master's degree from Temple University in five years. This program benefits students with cultural exchanges in language, academics and, culture alongside with the international competitiveness brought out by the local and global degrees.

Temple University DBMD Program is a university-wide dual degree program undertaken by the OIA. The application must be submitted through NTU with nomination.


Student Status:
Currently enrolled NTU Junior or Senior bachelor student.

Curriculum Requirement:
Less than three courses to take to achieve graduation requirement.

GPA 3.3 or above (in 4.3 scale)
*Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at Temple.

English Proficiency: 
TOEFL iBT 79 or above/ IELTS Academic 6.5 or above
​*For Fox Business School applicants, TOEFL iBT 100 or above/IELTS Academic 7.0/7.5 or above is required.
*For Media and Communications applicants, TOEFL iBT 95 or above/ IELTS Academic 7.0 or above is required.

For Fox Business School applicants, GMAT or GRE report is required with a grade of 65% or above.

Application Period

Fall 2020 semester (August to December)
Application Submission Deadline: 4pm March 10, 2020

Spring 2021 semester (January to May)
Application Submission Deadline: 4pm October 8, 2020
*Some departments do not accept spring intake. Please look up before applying→DBMD Master Degree Options

Application Materials

Please finish 1. and 2. by the deadline, and follow the Department-specific instruction to complete 3.

  1. Please write an email to inform OIA coordinator(Ms. Zheng/ lilianzheng@ntu.edu.tw) to indicate the program/major you would like to apply. OIA has to confirm your enrollment status with Temple University and change your student status in NTU.
    *The administrative fee (TWD2,000) needs to be paid while applying for the dual degree student identity in NTU. The administrative fee is non-refundable in any circumstance.
  2. Online Application
    1. Step 1: DBMD applicants will first complete an online Global Programs form via the website below.
      Applicants will indicate they are applying to DBMD and select their major of interest.
    2. Step 2: Applicants will receive an email providing Department-specific instructions for completing the remainder of their online application and for submitting their supporting documents. If an applicant does not receive this email within 48-hours of completing Step 1, the applicant should contact global.programs@temple.edu. 
  3. Supporting Documents
    All supporting documents for the following Schools and Colleges will be submitted online through the Department-specific application portal:
    1. Tyler School of Art
    2. Fox School of Business
    3. College of Engineering
    4. Lew Klein College of Media and Communication
    5. College of Science and Technology
    6. College of Public Health
    7. School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

All supporting documents to the following Schools and Colleges will be mailed to Global Programs:

  1. School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
  2. College of Liberal Arts
  3. School of Medicine
  4. School of Pharmacy

NTU: Students are required to pay full tuition and miscellaneous fee of NTU during their stay at Temple University.
Temple University: For the accurate tuition fee of each program, please refer to bursar.temple.edu/tuition-and-fees

Academic Calendar

Temple University Academic Calendar
Orientation: Student should arrive one week before beginning of semester or as indicated by the school department.


DBMD Master Degree Options: https://www.temple.edu/international/gp/programs/dbmd-master.html
Course Schedule: www.temple.edu/courses


Lodging (approximate): $5,000-$6,000/semester (rent+utilities)
Food cost: Approx. $1,500/semester
Temple University Housing and Residential Life: housing.temple.edu/campus-living/residence-halls/graduate-housing
Off-campus Accommodations: www.temple.edu/provost/international/gp/housing/offcampus-options.html


DBMD students receive merit based scholarships every semester in which they are enrolled, provided they maintain a 3.0 GPA. Students do not need to apply for the scholarship.

Other Information
  • Graduate admission decisions are reviewed by the department in which the student chooses to apply and most decisions are completed within 4-6 weeks after students submit a complete application package to Temple University.
  • www.temple.edu/isss (visa information and I-20 application)

Ms. Lilian Zheng/(02) 3366 2007 ext. 230/lilianzheng@ntu.edu.tw

Update: 2019 / 11 / 15