Transfer Admissions Information

Please read the following instructions carefully before beginning your application. Requirements for admission vary, depending on transferable credits completed and your academic record from all institutions attended. If you have application questions, contact us at 410-704-2113, , or get in touch with your admissions counselor.

If you are applying to Towson University in Northeastern Maryland (at Harford Community College), please use the Towson University in Northeastern Maryland application.

Know the deadlines.  

  • October 15: Spring admission. (application is closed)
  • December 1: You must apply and submit all transcripts to be considered for merit-based transfer scholarships offered through University Admissions.
  • January 15: Fall admission (applications may stay open on a space-available basis).
  1. Complete your application and submit the application fee. A $45 non-deferrable, non-refundable fee is required with your application.  
  2. Apply, if interested, to the Honors CollegeComplete the Honors section of the regular application for admission no later than December 1.
  3. Send official documents. Official transcripts must be sent directly from all of your previous institutions. They can be sent electronically to  or by mail to University Admissions.  We also accept electronic transcripts via Parchment, E-Scripts, or Clearinghouse. Faxes are not permitted.  
    1. If you have earned less than 30 transferable college credits by the application deadline, a final high school transcript and standardized test scores are also required.   
    2. If you attended or are currently attending a non-U.S. college, you must have your transcript evaluated by one of the following international credential evaluation companies: WESSpanTranIERF, ECE or ASCISS
    3. If you were academically dismissed from another institution, you must complete 24 transferable college credits after your dismissal in order to be eligible for admission to TU.   
  4. Create a resume (Optional). Upload a resume or activities list in your application.
  5. Review Screened MajorsDiscover if there are additional requirements for the major you wish to study. 

**If your native language is not English, please check this Admissions Requirements (PDF) document for important information related to your application process.

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Transfer Student Center

Enrollment Services, Room 331
Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.