Tuition & Expenses

Towson University is widely recognized as one of the best values in higher education by Forbes, Money, and Washington Monthly. TU is also proudly recognized as one of America’s Top 100 public institutions by U.S. News and World Report.

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. You can view our detailed current rates by session: fall and spring terms, minimester, and summer

Estimated 2020-2021 Costs

The tables below summarize our estimated costs and expenses for full-time students based on our approved 2020-2021 rates.  These rates remain subject to change as deemed necessary by TU and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents.  See additional information about cost of attendance and estimated housing and meal plan costs.  (Our estimated 2021-2022 costs won't be available until March 2021.)

Undergraduate Students - Estimated Annual Costs for 2020-2021

Full-time Tuition and Fees (12-15 units/term) $10,198 $24,334
Premium On-Campus Room $8,652 $8,652
14-Meal Plan ($2,321 fall & $2,700 spring) $5,021 $5,021
Total Estimated TU Costs $23,871 $38,007

Graduate Students - Estimated Per Unit Costs for 2020-2021

Tuition and Fees (Cost per Unit) $585 $1,054

Costs for International Students

View information about expenses for international undergraduate students and international graduate students. 

Contact Information

Bursar’s Office 

Enrollment Service Center
Room 336
Customer Service Center
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Payment Center
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.