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 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 low. Our financial aid programs, from grants and scholarships to loans and student employment, also help to keep a TU education affordable and accessible.


Best value Maryland public university by “Money Magazine”


Of 2019 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.

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Important Dates

Dec. 1

Fall Early Action and Honors College Deadline

Apply for fall admission and to the Honors College by Dec. 1.

Jan. 15

Fall Regular Decision Deadline

Apply for fall admission to TU by Jan. 15.

May 1

Enrollment Contract and Fee Deadline

Refer to your Offer of Admission for instructions.

May 1

Housing Request/Deposit Deadline

Submit your online housing request and $350 deposit to the Department of Housing & Residence Life.

Courtney Cox, Admissions Counselor

Admissions Advice

“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!”

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Contact Information

Office of University Admissions

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Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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