Conditional Admission Program (CAP)

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CAP: Pathway to your bachelor's degree at Temple University!

 

If you are academically qualified and meet all admissions requirements except for language, you are eligible for our Conditional Admission Program.

  • Based on your language score, you will be placed in CAP 1, CAP 2 or CAP 3.
  • After you successfully complete CAP 3, you will be directly enrolled at the university. 
  • No need to retake the TOEFL or IELTS test ! No need to re-apply to the university!

ARE YOU CAP LEVEL 1, 2 or 3? TAKE A LOOK AT OUR CHART BELOW TO FIND OUT.

    CAP LEVELS
    LANGUAGE TEST  CAP LEVEL NUMBER OF UNIVERSITY CREDITS LENGTH OF TIME ESTIMATED COST

    TOEFL 74 - 78 

    DUOLINGO 100 - 105

    TOEFL ESSENTIALS 7.5 - 8.0

    GAO KAO 125+

    CSAT Score of 1

    Fox School of Business TOEFL 74-83, IELTS 6.0

    CAP 3

    7- 10 credits 1 semester

    $14,926 + fees (includes non-credit English and credit class tuition)

    TOEFL 65 - 73

    IELTS 5.5

    DUOLINGO 90 - 95

    TOEFL ESSENTIALS  7.0

    GAO KAO 105 - 124

    CSAT Score of 2

    CAP 2

    3 - 6 credits 2 semesters $10,725 + fees (includes non-credit English and credit class tuition)

    TOEFL below 65 

    IELTS below 5.5

    DUOLINGO below 90 

    TOEFL ESSENTIALS below 7.0

    GAO KAO below 105 

    CSAT Score of 3 or lower

    No language score   You will take a placement test at TCALC

    CAP 1 (IELP)

    no credits

    varies depending on placement test (1 IELP session = 7 weeks)

    Same as IELP
    AN ALTERNATE PATH TO TEMPLE

    An Alternate Path to Temple University (IELP)

    You may also attend the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) without first applying to Temple University for undergraduate admission. 

    1. Apply to IELP 
    2. Successfully complete IELP Advanced 2 and receive a Certificate of Successful Completion (valid for two years), which can be used to satisfy the university's language requirement. 
    3. Apply to Temple University
    4. If you are accepted to Temple, submit your Certificate of Successful Completion in place of test scores.