International Students & Scholars

Our office is here to assist international students and scholars with questions about studying, living and working at Towson University and the Baltimore metropolitan area.

Towson University is home to over 400 international students from over 80 countries and to 30 foreign faculty, exchange scholars, and visiting faculty each year. The International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) provides documents, services, and programs essential to a culturally diverse academic environment that enhances international learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff. 

Calendar of Events-February, 2023

Join ISSO and various campus partners for a Month of Programs designed especially for international students.


Scholarship opportunity for F-1 Sophomores/Juniors

TU Joan Durham King Scholarship

Joan Durham King was a senior financial officer at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and traveled to 43 countries. She had a passion for traveling the world, mentoring others, and being a trailblazer as the first woman of color in her position at USAID. This scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year studying abroad or enrolled at TU on a F-1 visa as an international student. Preference will be given to a member of Students Achieve Goals through Education (SAGE) Program, the Black Student Union, or a fraternity or sorority within the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Must hold a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 to apply. Two $500 scholarships are awarded annually.  Eligible F-1 students may apply through Academic Works. Application deadline is January 30, 2023.





Contact Information

International Student and Scholar Office

Psychology Building, Room 408

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Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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