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  • Locations: Towson, MD, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham US State: Maryland - MD
NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan B
Program Description:

Towson UniversityTowson University

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 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.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Towson, MD Urban 55,197 21,960 35% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
68% 13% 3% 4% 1% 3% 8%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan B
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Housing/Meals
$5,517
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Towson University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA
  • None

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan B