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 an 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.


Complete your application and submit the application fee.

A $45 non-deferrable, non-refundable fee is required with your application. Students applying with a fee waiver will have the option to choose the type of fee waiver to be used during the payment section of the application.


Know the deadlines.

View important deadlines.  

  • November 15: Spring deadline (remains open on a space-available basis). 
  • March 1: Fall Early Action deadline (to be considered for merit-based transfer scholarships or the Honors College).
  • June 1: Fall Regular Decision deadline (application may stay open on a space-available basis).


Apply to the Honors College.

To be considered for the Honors College, complete the Honors section of the TU application for admission no later than March 1.


Send official documents.

Transcripts should be sent from ALL of your previous institutions via electronic services (Parchment, Clearinghouse, etc.) or by postal mail to University Admissions. Faxes are not permitted.

  • Applicants with less than 24 transferable college credits at the time of application submission must submit an official final high school transcript. Test scores are not required.
  • 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, or ECE


Review screened majors.

Review screened majors and discover 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.