Projected Four-Year University Costs

The rates below reflect the projected four-year costs for a student to attend Towson University. These rates are projected, and are subject to change at any time.

Full-Time Undergraduates

Maryland Residents


Fall 2017
Per Term
Fall 2018
Per Term*
Fall 2019
Per Term*
Fall 2020
Per Term*
Tuition and Mandatory Fees¹ $4,847 $5,007 $5,173 $5,345
Housing (double room) $3,492 $3,632 $3,777 $3,928
Dining 14 Meal Plan²
(includes $50 annual food points)
$2,600 $2,704 $2,812 $2,925
Total³ (student residing on campus) $10,939 $11,343 $11,762 $12,198

*Subject to change.

Non-MARYLAND RESIDENTS

  FALL 2017
PER TERM
FALL 2018
PER TERM*
FALL 2019
PER TERM*
FALL 2020
PER TERM*
Tuition and Mandatory Fees¹ $11,070 $11,417 $11,775 $12,145
Housing (double room) $3,492 $3,632 $3,777 $3,928
Dining 14 Meal Plan²
(includes $50 annual food points)
$2,600 $2,704 $2,812 $2,925
Total³ (student residing on campus) $17,162 $17,753 $18,364 $18,998

*Subject to change.

¹ Full-time undergraduate students are those taking 12 or more units. Mandatory fees include Auxiliary Services fees, Student Government Association fee, Athletics fee, and Technology fee.  For a student taking more than 15 units per term, an overload surcharge fee of $40 per unit is assessed. There are additional fees that could potentially be assessed based on the student's course of study or the year in school. Additionally, there will be expenses for books and for transportation to and from the campus. For a listing, see the expenses section of the current Undergraduate Catalog.

² The 14 meal dining plan is the most popular meal plan chosen by students.

³ The actual expenses will be determined by the housing and meal plan the student selects.


Part-Time Undergraduates

Tuition and Mandatory Fees FALL 2017
PER Unit
FALL 2018
PER Unit*
FALL 2019
PER Unit*
FALL 2020
PER Unit*
Maryland Resident $418 $432 $446 $461
Non-Maryland Resident $936 $965 $996 $1,027

*Subject to change.

Graduate Students

TUITION AND MANDATORY FEES FALL 2017
PER UNIT
FALL 2018
PER UNIT*
FALL 2019
PER UNIT*
FALL 2020
PER UNIT*
Maryland Resident $528 $549 $571 $594
Non-Maryland Resident $954 $984 $1,015 $1,047

*Subject to change.

Please note that notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other university publication, the university reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the university and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents.