Ready to begin your journey as a Towson Tiger? It all starts right here.
Make sure to read the following instructions carefully before beginning your application. If you have questions, contact us at 410-704-2113 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or get in touch with your admissions counselor.
1. Complete Your Application and Submit the Application Fee
A $45 non-deferrable, non-refundable fee is required with your application.
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2. Apply, if Interested, to the Honors College
If you’re interested in the Honors College, you’ll need to complete the Honors College Application, in addition to the university's regular application for admission, no later than Dec. 1.
3. Know the deadlines
The final application deadline is Jan.15 for fall admission and Oct. 15 for spring (applications may remain open on a space-available basis). To be considered for merit-based scholarships offered through University Admissions, you must apply and submit your transcripts and standardized test scores by Dec. 1. See all deadlines.
4. Send official high school transcripts.
Please have your school counselor submit to University Admissions your official high school transcript to email@example.com. If you attended or are currently attending a non-U.S. high school, you must have your transcript evaluated by one of the following international credential evaluation companies: WES, AACRAO or ASCISS.
5. Submit standardized test scores
Towson accepts either the SAT and/or ACT (must include Writing test score) for admission to TU. All freshman applicants must submit the results of either of these tests to University Admissions. SAT and ACT scores must be sent from the testing agency to be considered official. We will not accept test scores reported on high school transcripts.
Towson University test ID for SAT: 5404
Towson University test ID for ACT: 1718
6. Write your college essay
Submit your essay for the specific topic listed on the application for admission.
7. Provide optional Letters of Recommendation.
Up to two letters of recommendation may be sent via email to Admissions_Documents@Towson.edu.
8. Find out if your intended major has additional requirements
Please refer to our complete list of screened majors to determine if there are additional requirements for the major you wish to study.
9. Determine if You Need
to Take the TOEFL Exam
If you have been living in the United States less than five years and your native language is not English, you are required to take the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) Exam. The TOEFL exam measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand English as it is spoken, written and heard in college and university settings.