Admissions & Aid
Welcome to Towson University, one of the nation’s leading public universities.
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.
Value and Affordability
TU is widely recognized as one of the best values in higher education by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review and Washington Monthly magazine. As a public institution, we are committed to keeping our tuition 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.
Value in Maryland, “Washington Monthly” Best Bang for the Buck 2022
Of 2021 graduates are employed or in grad school
Internships each year
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You will find application forms and related information for undergraduate, graduate and international admission.
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Paying for College
At Towson University, we are committed to providing a solid return on your education investment. We want to be sure you and your family understand our tuition rates and other costs.More about Financial Aid
Regular Application Deadline for Freshmen
Applications may be considered on a space-available basis only. Contact Admissions for more information.Learn More
Fall Freshman Enrollment Contract and Fee Deadline
Refer to your Offer of Admission letter for instructions.Enroll Now
Regular Application Deadline for Transfers
Apply for fall admission to TU by June 1.Start Now
Doctorate, Masters and Graduate Certificate Programs
Check admission requirements and deadlines for your program of interest.Learn More
Why Choose TU?
“TU is in the perfect location. Within walking distance from the campus is the mall, an amazing movie theater, and plenty of fun restaurants. As a student, I would try a new restaurant each month. TU is also near the Inner Harbor which is full of exciting things to do but also home to plenty of internship and job opportunities.”Meet Our Admissions Team
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