Q: What is the Alumni Admissions Nomination Program? 6. Have the student forward all necessary credentials, Q: When will the student know if he or she has
A: The Alumni Admissions Nomination Program enables in official form, to the Office of Admissions. been admitted?
alumni to support, annually, one undergraduate 7. If the student you are supporting plans to participate A: The typical application requires six weeks of
student’s application for admission by waiving the in intercollegiate athletics at Towson University, processing time. Although six weeks sounds like a
application fee. If you know of someone who is NCAA regulations are very specific regarding who long time to an anxious student, please explain to your
interested in pursuing an education at Towson may “support” this student in this program. The candidate that Towson University receives more than
University and would like to know how to assist this only individuals who may support a prospective 15,000 applications annually. Early applications are
student in achieving his or her goal, please read this student-athlete are a family member or an established encouraged. Students can receive complete informa-
brochure carefully. family friend or neighbor. Failure to abide by this tion about the credentials requirement by reading the
Although your nomination will not guarantee the regulation may result in the student-athlete’s being application thoroughly.
student’s acceptance, it will provide his or her applica- declared ineligible for collegiate competition.
tion individual attention in the admissions process. 8. Make sure your candidate is aware of the deadlines Q: What about visiting the campus?
for receipt of the application and all credentials.
A: Seeing a school firsthand is critical to the college
Q: How do I participate? selection decision-making process.
A: Follow these simple steps: Q: What are Towson University’s admissions requirements?
Group walking tours are available weekdays and
1. Have the student (either freshman or transfer) A: Admission is competitive, based on the applicant pool Saturday mornings throughout the academic year. The
obtain an application from his or her school or the and available space in the freshman class. High school Office of Admissions sponsors a series of open houses
TU Office of Admissions (1-888-4TOWSON). performance in grades 9-11, as demonstrated by a for prospective students and parents. For more infor-
2. Review the admissions requirements with the student’s grade point average, is evaluated. Strength mation, call toll free, 1-888-4TOWSON, or visit the
student (both this brochure and the application and rigor of the curricula are considered. Performance Web site at www.discover.towson.edu.
contain this information). on the SAT I or ACT is also evaluated. The fall 2005
If it has been some time since you last visited campus,
freshman class had an average GPA of 3.5 and SAT I
3. Complete the nomination form in this brochure. why not consider accompanying your candidate?
score of 1092 (please note that all applicants must
4. Have the student attach the completed nomination now take the writing portion of the SAT).
form to his or her application for admission.
Candidates for freshman admission are expected to
5. Students applying online should request a Fee complete a college preparatory curriculum in high
Waiver online and note their participation in the school, including four units of English, three units of
Alumni Admissions Nomination Program. They social sciences, three units of science (two must have
should complete and mail the nomination form to lab component), three units of mathematics (including
Office of Admissions, Towson University, 8000 York algebra I, algebra II and geometry), two units of a
Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001. Their applications foreign language, and six elective units.
will be processed upon receipt of the form.
To be considered for transfer admission, a student
must have completed a minimum of 30 credits of
transferable college-level work and be in good academic
Application Deadline: standing.
Towson University TU at a Glance
2005 Freshman Class Profile
Nomination Program Applications: 11,681
Student Nominee Information 76% in-state
24% out-of-state Admissions
Name __________________________________________ 19% minority
FIRST MIDDLE LAST
Average GPA: 3.5 Nomination
Address ________________________________________ Average SAT I: 1092
64 undergraduate majors
CITY STATE ZIP
High school/college currently attending __________________ Class Size
More than 77 percent of classes enroll 29 or fewer
Anticipated date of TU enrollment students.
K Spring 20____ K Fall 20___
I will be entering as a 17,867 total
K freshman K sophomore K junior K senior 14,311 undergraduates
Signature ____________________________________________ 3,556 graduates
525 full-time (85% hold Ph.D. or highest terminal degree)
Alumni Information 18:1 student-to-faculty ratio
Name __________________________________________ Campus
FIRST MIDDLE LAST
Address ________________________________________ 17 academic buildings
STREET 12 university residence halls
12 dining locations
CITY STATE ZIP
Phone number ________________________________________ Wireless campus
Ethernet hookup in every building
Graduation year ______________________________________
Estimated Annual Tuition and Fees 2005-2006
E-mail address ________________________________________
*Social Security number (mandatory) ____________________ $16,030 out-of-state
$7,112 standard room and board
*The Office of Alumni Relations will verify alumni status.
For more information call 410-704-2234 or e-mail
email@example.com. Towson University’s policies, programs and activities comply with
federal and state laws and University System of Maryland regulations
Students submitting a printed application must prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age,
national origin, sex, disability and sexual orientation.
attach this nomination form to the application.
Towson University commits to ensuring that persons witb disabilities
Students applying online should mail this completed effectively participate in and benefit from the university’s programs
form to Office of Admissions, Towson University, and services. Persons with disabilities who might need reasonable
accommodation should contact the Office of Admissions,
8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001. 1-888-4TOWSON.