Application Fee Waiver

There are several ways to obtain a waiver for the $45 application fee. See below for the full explanation of waivers and required associated documentation.  These waivers do not apply to the non-refundable $25 reenrollment application processing fee.  Click here for Reenrollment FAQs.  

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To find out if your documentation has been received, please check the Application Status Checker. Fee waiver requests are canceled if documentation is not received by the application deadline. This is not a denial. You can resubmit your request for a waiver.

All waivers must be submitted to University Admissions, via email, mail or fax.

Towson University
University Admissions
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Fax: 410-704-3030
Email:

CollegeBoard SAT Waiver or ACT Waiver

Complete an SAT (hyperlink below) or ACT (hyperlink below) fee waiver form certifying your eligibility criteria for a fee waiver. Fax or mail the form to the contact information provided above. You must indicate that you have the waiver when applying to Towson University.  

National Association for College Admission Counseling Waiver (NACAC)

Complete a NACAC (hyperlink below) fee waiver form certifying your eligibility criteria for a fee waiver. Fax or mail the form to the contact information provided above. You must indicate that you have the waiver when applying to Towson University.

Alumni Admissions Nomination Program

This waiver is available if a Towson alumna/us nominates you for a fee waiver to the Office of Alumni Relations. Your sponsor must fill out an Alumni Admissions Nomination Program Form. You must indicate that you are requesting this waiver when you apply to Towson University.

Military Service Waiver (Applicants Only)

If you are on active duty with current orders or have been honorably discharged from military service, you may request this waiver. A copy of your DD214 or active duty orders is required as verification. Select this waiver when you are applying to Towson University.

Baltimore City/County Top 10% Waiver (Weighted rank)

This waiver is available to students verified among the weighted top 10 percent of their graduating high school class from a Baltimore City or Baltimore County Public School only. You must indicate that you are requesting this waiver when you apply to Towson University. If you are identified as a top 10 percent graduate after your application is submitted, the fee waiver can be processed upon your request.

College Bound Waiver

You may request this waiver from the CollegeBound Foundation, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering and funding the dream of a college education for underserved students attending Baltimore City public high schools. You must check the radio button next to the waiver you are requesting when you apply to Towson University. Then, we require documentation sent from the school indicating you are eligible for this waiver.

Request for Waiver from High School Counselor

Students enrolled in the federal reduced lunch program, and other approved circumstances, may ask their high school counselor to send a request (printed on high school official letterhead). You must indicate that you have the waiver when applying to Towson University.

 

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