Welcome to Towson University, one of the nation’s leading public universities. Here you get the best of both worlds — the benefits of a major institution with the personal feel of a small school.
Towson University is a campus on the move, with robust academic programs, recognized faculty, a dynamic campus environment and strong alumni network. TU’s partnerships throughout Maryland provide unique opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Located eight miles north of Baltimore, TU is 45 miles from Washington, D.C., and 120 miles from New York City, placing you at the center of the nation’s bustling Northeast corridor.
TU is widely recognized as one of the best values in higher education by Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. As a public institution, we are committed to keeping our tuition rates rates low. Our financial aid programs, from grants and scholarships to loans and student employment, also help to keep a TU education affordable and accessible.
You will find application forms and related information for undergraduate, graduate and international admission.
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Refer to your Offer of Admission letter for specific instructions.
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Submit your online housing application and $350 deposit to the Department of Housing and Residence Life.
Applications for graduate admission are processed on a rolling basis throughout the year. Certain programs have specific deadlines. Please check the individual graduate program for more information.
The Graduate Student Association hosts this orientation for new graduate students to help make the transition to TU an easy one.
West Village Commons
Explore our 75+ graduate programs and speak one-on-one with graduate program representatives, current graduate students, University Admissions staff, and other university representatives.
“Don't be shy, we want to learn more about you. Do not hesitate to share your extracurricular activities. We like to see students who are engaged in their community and involved in various activities or clubs at school!”