Expenses

Estimate of Expenses for International Students

In order to create the I-20—the immigration document neededour office must have proof of financial resources for at least one year of studies at Towson University. The financial documentation must show that students and/or their sponsors or sponsoring agency can afford the cost of tuition, fees and living expenses. The ISSO can accept electronic copies of financial documents; we retain the right to request original financial documents under any and all circumstances.  

Estimated Expenses for Undergraduate Students

SUMMER 2020, FALL 2020, SPRING 2021 

EXPENSES UNDERGRADUATE  UNDERGRaduate
(Differential CHarge)***
Tuition/Fees  $25,758 $27,018
Living Expenses**  $19,400
(for 9 months)
 $19,400
(for 9 months)
Total  $45,158  $46,418

*** Tuition Differential Charge - effective Spring 2020 junior and senior-level admitted students in College of Business and Economics, the Departments of Computer & Information Sciences and Nursing will have an additional per credit hour charge.  See Bursar page for more information. 

Estimated Expenses for Graduate Students

SUMMER 2020, FALL 2020, SPRING 2021 

EXPENSES GRADUATE  ait (masters)
Tuition/Fees  $20,122 $11,146
Living Expenses**  $22,400
(for 12 months)
 $22,400
(for 12 months)
Total  $42,522  $33,546

** Living expenses include costs of housing, food, health insurance and books.
Figures are based on financial aid and bursar estimates and are subject to change. The Towson University Board of Regents will not set final rates until June 2020. 

Estimated Expenses for Academic Pathway to Towson University 

SUMMER 2020, FALL 2020, SPRING 2021 

EXPENSES APTU 1 & 2
(2 TERMS)
Tuition/Fees  $17,476
Living Expenses**  $19,400
(for 9 months)
Total  $36,876

 

Estimated Expenses for English Language Center Students

SUMMER 2020, FALL 2020, SPRING 2021 

EXPENSES ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTER
(2 TERMS)
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTER
(1 TERM ONLY)
Tuition/Fees  $9,200 $4,600
Living Expenses**  $19,400
(for 9 months)
 $7,900
(for 4 months)
Total  $27,000  $12,500

** Living expenses include costs of housing, food, health insurance and books.
Figures are based on financial aid and bursar estimates and are subject to change. The Towson University Board of Regents will not set final rates until June 2020. 

Additional Information about Expenses

View additional information about Estimated Expenses for 2020-2021 (PDF) for undergraduate, graduate and English Language Center students and dependents. 

Undergraduate International Student Scholarship

Towson University offers a merit scholarship to new, qualifying international freshman and transfer students demonstrating a GPA equivalent to a 3.5 on a U.S. academic scale and a TOEFL score of 77 or IELTS score of 6.5. 

Students who complete their application to Towson University are automatically considered for this scholarship and are not required to submit any additional requirements to be awarded the scholarship. 

Graduate Student Assistantships

Graduate students who are admitted to Towson University and are in good academic standing are invited to apply for graduate assistantships. These competitive opportunities can help students gain valuable work experience and offset the cost of some or all of their tuition costs. For more information, please visit Graduate Assistantship.