Application & Deadlines

Ready to apply to a bachelor program at Towson University? Here is the information you need to know.


Applicants should hold or intend to seek an F-1 Student or J-1 Exchange Visitor visa to study in the United States. Admissions decisions are made when all documents are received and applications are complete. We encourage you to apply early, especially if you have international transcripts, need previous course work evaluated by a professional foreign credential evaluation service, or plan to apply for on-campus housing at Towson.

Completing Your Admission Application

The following steps will help guide you through the Towson University application process.  If you have questions, contact us at  or (410)704-6069.

Application Requirements

1.  Submit your bachelor's degree application and $45 fee online.
International students must submit their application through the Towson University online application. 

2.  Submit a copy of your passport.

3.  Submit your secondary and post-secondary academic record. 

If the original language of the records is not English, certified translations are required.  If you have completed course work at a post-secondary school (college, university or professional school) you must submit official transcripts or mark sheets from each school attended. 

*NOTE: All documents submitted with your application will be kept on file and cannot be returned.  Applicants who have attended a secondary or post-secondary school outside the U.S. may submit original or certified true copies of marks sheets or transcripts.

4.  Submit test results of English proficiency.
If you are not a native English speaker, you must demonstrate English-language proficiency by submitting one of the following:

TOEFL 70 (internet-based) with a minimum subscores of 17. The TOEFL code for Towson University is 5404.
IELTS 6.0 with minimum band scores of 5.5  
PTE 49
SAT 530 EBRW score.  The SAT code for Towson University is 5404.
ACT 23 on the English section.  The ACT code for Towson University is 1718.

5 SL English 


Grade of a C for an IGCSE, O, AS, A-level English language-based course

 U.S. University

Grade of C or better in a college-level composition course from an accredited U.S. school or other English-language college program approved by Towson University.


Completion of Towson University's English Language Center (Level IV) program.  

International transfer students, please click here.

Mail to:
University Admissions- International
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Application Deadlines for International Students

Fall term    (late August)

Complete application by May 15
Spring term (late January) Complete application by December 1
Application Timeline for International Students (spring and fall 2018 terms)
 September 1 Review of applications for spring 2018 begins.

 December 1

Last day to complete spring 2018 application for ALL students.  All application materials must be received by this date.

 December 15

Last day to submit enrollment contract and fee for spring 2018

January 1

Review of applications for fall 2018 begins

 Late January Spring 2018 Orientation
 January 29 First day of spring 2018 classes
May 15 Last day to complete fall 2018 applications for ALL students. All application materials must be received by this date.
July 1 Last day to submit enrollment contract and fee for fall 2018
Late August Fall 2018 Orientation
 August 27 First day of fall 2018 classes