If you are thinking about applying to Towson University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is January 15 and the application fee costs $45. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Towson University by November 10.
Towson University does not offer early decision but does offer early action. Towson University accepts about 68% of early action applicants* and 79% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, Towson University admitted 6,675 of the 9,747 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Towson University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Towson University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Towson University **accepted 79% of students, around 9,689 of the 12,295 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Towson University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to audition is required for music and dance programs. is program moderately difficult. For applicants who are not residents of Maryland, getting into Towson University is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Towson University must submit the following items. Double check with Towson University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Other Requirements||√||resume or activity list|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Towson University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 50% submitted a class rank. At Towson University 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Towson University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Towson University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 92% of Towson University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 18% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Towson University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Towson University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Towson University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Towson University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Towson University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Towson University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Towson University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is January 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Towson University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Towson University?
Students who are admitted to Towson University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Towson University accept transfer credits?
Towson University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Towson University accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
Does Towson University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Towson University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Towson University?
No, Towson University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Towson University's acceptance rate?
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What is the early action acceptance rate at Towson University?
The early action acceptance rate at Towson University was 68% in 2021.
How hard is it to get into Towson University? Towson University is a somewhat selective institution. The Towson University acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Towson University is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Towson University is Jan 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Towson University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.72. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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