For International Students

Towson University welcomes international students from more than 80 countries. We hope you will join our global community! #youarewelcomehere.

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Towson University is a nationally ranked public university located in Towson, Maryland, at the center of America’s thriving East Coast. Our suburban campus is just a few miles from the major city of Baltimore, within close proximity to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York, and not far from four major international airports. TU is among the top 10 safest campuses in the state of Maryland and offers a diverse and inclusive campus community where you will feel welcomed and supported throughout your education.

Our faculty are experts in their fields and will offer you challenging learning opportunities. Hands-on educational experiences will prepare you for a successful career in the global marketplace. 

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Admission Requirements

Towson University welcomes international applicants who hold or seek an F-1 or J-1 visa to study in the United States. International students may also be required to provide proof of English-language proficiency and provide a course-by-course credential evaluation. When submitting a high school transcript, if it is not in English, it must be translated by a school official before submission.

In addition to the above international requirements, students must meet the following admission requirements based on their application type:

  • Freshman/First-Year (currently enrolled in secondary school or has graduated with no college coursework taken after graduation)
  • Transfer (secondary school graduate currently or previously enrolled at another college or university)
  • Graduate (seeking admission to master's or doctoral programs)

Virtual Information Sessions

Learn about undergraduate and graduate admission for international students at Towson University during this 30-minute online information session. Topics will include an overview of the university, the admissions process, and scholarship opportunities. 

TU Values Diversity and Inclusion

We recognize that diversity encompasses a broad spectrum of identities and viewpoints, and understand that each student’s unique experiences, perspectives and talents contribute to the depth and richness of the inclusive experiences we seek at our university. We are deeply committed to creating pathways for all qualified individuals to access higher education.

Learn more about TU's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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

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