Graduate Programs & Immigration Compliance

Confirm that your graduate program meets immigration requirements for students on F1 and J1 visas.

International students on F1 and J1 visas are required to be enrolled full-time in graduate degree programs at Towson University. The majority of their classes must be in person and on campus.

Programs that Meet F1/J1 Immigration Regulations

These programs meet immigration regulations. Programs for students who are STEM-eligible are also noted.

Programs that Meet F1/J1 Immigration Regulations with Additional Requirements

These programs meet immigration regulations but have additional requirements to maintain full-time enrollment. F-1/J-1 students may need to:

  1. Add an approved related certificate program to their master’s degree
  2. Take classes not associated with program

This results in increased tuition, fees and credits beyond the normal program requirements. Please contact international graduate admissions or International Students and Scholars Office for additional information.

Programs Unavailable to International Students on F1/J1 Visas

These programs are closed to international students because they do not meet immigration regulations.