The International Student and Scholar Office aspires to advance the internationalization of Towson University by fostering transformative experiences for international students, scholars and visitors.
The International Student and Scholar Office endeavors to:
Maintain compliance of Towson University and our international faculty, students and staff with federal immigration regulations
Retain international students by coordinating services and programs that enhance their academic and co-curricular success
Integrate Towson University’s international population by providing the environment and opportunities for cross-cultural dialogue and engagement
Over 90 percent of the almost 400 international students at Towson University are here for two to four years, working on an undergraduate or graduate degree. The additional students are enrolled at the English Language Center or are on an exchange semester or year from one of our international partner universities. Most of our visiting faculty and exchange visitors are here for a semester or a year.
During fall 2020, TU had students from over 79 countries enrolled. Our top five countries
for F-1 students are China, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, India and Nepal.
TU International Student Population Statistical Report 2020