Profile: Towson University

Fast Facts

On Campus:35%
  • Fall 08/28-12/19
  • Spring 01/29-05/22

Tuition & Payments

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
1%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
4%Two or more races

Campus Profile

Located just eight miles north of Baltimore's famed Inner Harbor, Towson University in Towson, Maryland is the second largest campus in the University System of Maryland. Students find Towson to be a beautiful campus with its green, tree-laden areas and its brick buildings and walkways. Within a short distance of the campus lie a plethora of museums, art galleries, theaters, and sites of cultural, historic or recreational interest. The mountains, the ocean or New York City are just a three-hour drive, and Washington, D.C. and Annapolis are just an hour away.

Towson offers over 100 majors, concentrations and tracks. The 328-acre campus includes several gymnasia, fitness centers, an Olympic-sized pool, a beach volleyball court, tennis courts, and other facilities. Towson is NCAA Division I and fields over 20 sports along with Recreational League teams. Its interactive, on-line, library database ensures that students have free access to library materials all over the world.

Campus Location - Towson is within easy driving distance of major East Coast cities. The campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore, about an hour north of Washington, D.C., and four hours south of New York.

Helpful Information - NSE students are given priority registration (first day of Senior registration) their first semester at Towson. Second semester registration is based on class standing.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, American Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, International Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Graphic Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography

Athletics: Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, E-Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising

Chemistry: Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Electronic Media, Film, Journalism, Mass Communication

Computer Science: Computer Network Security

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Science/Services, Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Health Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Special Education

English: Creative Writing, English, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies

Foreign Language: French, German, Italian, Spanish

General Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences, Spanish Literature

Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning, Geography

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Health Science, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Kinesiology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Pure Math

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Applied Physics, Astrophysics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Closed Programs
Athletic Training, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Elementary Education Professional Courses and Methods Classes.

Art, Dance, Deaf Studies, Electronic Media and Film, Mass Communications, Theater.

Notable Academic Programs
Business Administration
Mass Communication
Biology/Life Science

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 4/4/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $100 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $350 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $195 Semester Plan B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $739 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing
*NSE students might be placed into apartment housing, which can cost up to $5100 per semester.

Meal Plans Per Semester

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.