the reading test are listed
below. Students must meet at least one of the criteria to qualify
for exemption from the respective area(s). Any exemption
that you meet must be on your Towson University records.
courses must be received, evaluated and accepted before they
appear on your record. SAT scores must be officially
submitted to Towson University's Admissions Office by the
Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey. ACT scores must be officially submitted to Towson University's
Admissions Office by the American College Testing in Iowa City,
Unofficial records of SAT
and ACT scores or transfer course information may be faxed to
temporary exemption until the official records are processed.
Critical Reading SAT I score of 500
ACT-Reading score of 21 or above
Transferring 30 or more units (credits)
Non-native English speaker (ESL) who has completed TOEFL
Transfer students with 10 or more credits and less than
30 units who transfer a 100-level college English course
equivalent to ENGL102 with a "C" or better*
* Contact the Transfer Evaluation Services at 410-704-3229 to
verify course equivalency:
Freshmen Students - for any transferable college-level courses completed prior to high school graduation.
Transfer Students - for any transferable college-level courses completed.
If you qualify for exemption from
placement testing, please fax an unofficial transcript, grade
report, or updated SAT or ACT score report to
If you have completed ACCUPLACERŽ testing at another college,
please compare your score to our placement results on "Test
Score Information" and fax the ACCUPLACERŽ score report if your
score does not require completion of a refresher course.