International students who attended school outside of the United States must submit an evaluation of academic records. One of three credential evaluation centers located in the United States-- AACRAO or ASCISS or WES-- must provide this evaluation. Please request a course-by-course evaluation including a grade point average (GPA) and have an official copy sent directly to the Graduate School.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum overall score of 6.0 is required, except where noted. For more information, please refer to IELTS.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum
overall score of 79 iBT (Internet- based) or 550 (paper-based
testing) except where noted. For more information,
please refer to TOEFL.
Towson University's institution code for TOEFL is 5404.
Timeline for Admission Processing
In addition to program-specific deadlines, applicants are strongly recommended to adhere to the proposed deadlines below. This additional time is necessary to not only complete the application process, but to accommodate the additional paperwork needed prior to registration. See the Immigration Checklist for more detail.