The 2021 applications are open.
In response to COVID-19, Towson University is open with limited services. Although you can't visit the Office of Admissions in person, we're still available during our normal hours by email and online chat.
Towson University welcomes international applicants who hold or seek an F-1 or J-1 visa to study in the United States.
We encourage you to apply early, especially if you have international transcripts,
need previous course work assessed by a credential evaluation service, or plan to
apply for on-campus housing at TU. Admissions decisions are made within two weeks
of receiving all required documents.
*NOTE: A maximum of 64 credits may be transferred from community colleges or other two-year institutions in the U.S. or abroad, while a maximum of 90 credits may be transferred from a four-year institution or combination of two and four-year institutions in the U.S. or abroad. A student’s final 30 credits must be completed at TU as an enrolled student.
|TOEFL||70 IBT with subscores of 17 (Towson code: 5404)|
|IELTS||6.0 with band scores of 5.5|
Old scale before 07/15/2019: 54
New scale after 07/15/2019: 105
|SAT||540 EBRW (Towson code: 5404)|
|ACT||21 English (Towson code: 1718)|
|IB||5 SL English|
|GCSE/IGCSE||C on O, AS, A level English|
|U.S. university coursework||C in college-level composition course from accredited U.S. institution|
|TU English Language Center (ELC)||TU ELC Level 5 completion or Academic Pathway to TU (APTU) Level 2 Completion|
Applying to Towson University’s Honors College is an opportunity for talented international applicants to challenge themselves through an innovative, elite curriculum focused on professional development and experiential learning. You will be mentored by TU's finest faculty members with individual attention and specialized advising designed to help you succeed in your personal and professional goals. Additional benefits may include scholarship support and access to the Honor’s Residential Learning community.
*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.
Mail all documents to:
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001