Transfer Applicants

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, please contact us at 410-704-3229 or email .

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 $50 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.

The Fall 2024 application is open through Common App (login required)


Know the deadlines.

Fall Application Deadline:

  • Early Action Deadline — March 1, 2024
  • Regular Decision Deadline — June 1, 2024 (extended to July 25)

Spring Application Deadline:

  • November 15

View important deadlines.


Apply to the Honors College.

To be considered for the Honors College, transfer admission applications must be completed 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 provide a course-by-course credential evaluation from an authorized company.


Review screened majors.

Review screened majors and discover if there are additional requirements for the major you wish to study. 


Provide proof of English language proficiency.

Students that attend school outside of the United States may be required to provide proof of English-language proficiency.


Transfer Admissions

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