Undergraduate Admissions

Tuition & Costs

The following table shows estimated expenses for undergraduate students attending Towson University full-time. Exact costs will vary based on a student's meal plan and housing selections. Students may also incur other fees depending on their course of study. International undergraduate students should see Estimated Expenses for International Students.

Estimated Annual Costs for Undergraduates, 2015-2016 (Fall and Spring)

Expenses Maryland Residents Out-of-State
Full-time Tuition and Fees (12-15 units/term) $9,182 $20,788
Books (estimate)$1,080$1,080
Subtotal Tuition and Books $10,262 $21,868
On-Campus Room (Multiple Occupancy in Standard University Housing) $6,488 $6,488
On-Campus Meal Plan (14 meals/week plus meal points) $4,818 $4,818
Transportation Allowance$1,600 $1,600
Personal Allowance $1,500$1,500
TOTAL Estimated Costs $24,668 $36,274


  • Tuition, fees, room and board rates for each academic year are set in June, but rates will remain subject to change by the Board of Regents at any time.
  • Actual book, transportation and personal expense costs will vary for each student.
  • Visit the Bursar's Office for information on tuition costs including part-time rates, and the additional charges for taking more than 15 units per term.
  • The room costs above are based on multiple occupancy room in our standard, university-owned housing (Glen Complex, Richmond, Newell, Prettyman, Scarborough, Residence Tower, Ward or West). For information on other housing and meal plan options, see Housing Costs.
  • See the Financial Aid Office's Cost of Attendance Budgets for information on the maximum cost allowances TU uses to calculate eligibility for financial aid including the housing allowances for students who live "Off-Campus with Parents" or "Off-campus not with Parents."

University Admissions

Phone: 410-704-2113
Fax: 410-704-3030
Campus Tours: 410-704-4696

Office Location

Office of Admissions
7800 York Road, 2nd Floor

University Codes

SAT: 5404
ACT: 1718
FAFSA: 002099