If you're ready to apply to Towson University seeking a first-time bachelor's degree
or second bachelor's degree, you'll need to know our deadlines and complete the following
steps to submit your application.
Applicants should hold or intend to seek an F-1 Student or J-1 Exchange Visitor visa
to study in the United States. Admissions decisions are made when all documents are
received and applications are complete. We encourage you to apply early, especially
if you have international transcripts, need previous course work evaluated by a professional
foreign credential evaluation service, or plan to apply for on-campus housing at Towson.
2. Submit your application fee. A $45 non-refundable, non-deferrable fee is required with your application. When
you apply online, you will be able to pay the application fee with a credit card or
3. Submit a copy of your passport. (mandatory) A copy of your passport photo ID that bears your complete legal name must be submitted.
1a. Submit your secondary school/high school transcript. If you’re in your final year of secondary school (high school), you must submit official,
course-by-course grade reports, mark sheets or transcripts from the past three years.
If you’ve already completed secondary school, you must submit a graduation certificate.
If the original language of the records is not English, certified translations are
1b. Submit your post-secondary school transcript. If you have completed course work at a post-secondary school (college, university
or professional school) you must submit official transcripts or mark sheets from each
school attended. Advanced standing is granted for course work equivalent to courses
offered at Towson. If the original language of the records is not English, certified
translations are required.
*NOTE: All documents submitted with your application will be kept on file and cannot
be returned. Applicants who have attended a secondary or post-secondary school outside
the U.S. may submit original or certified true copies of marks sheets or transcripts.
2. Submit test results of English proficiency (non-native English speakers). If you are not a native English speaker, you must demonstrate English-language proficiency
by submitting one of the following:
Results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), with a minimum total score of: 70 (internet-based) with a minimum score of 17 in
each section, 197 (computer-based), or 530 (paper-based). The TOEFL code for Towson
University is 5404.