Towson University: Ranking & Review

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Towson
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United States
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World
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1297980
Top 6%

Towson University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%75%79%
Applicants12,7474,6628,085
Admissions9,8543,5016,353
Enrolled undergraduates2,7411,0341,707
Enrolled total (including graduate students)22,7058,72513,980

3,862 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

478 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,284
Percent of students submitting SAT scores83%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
572
Math
560

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores744
Percent of students submitting ACT scores27%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Towson University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,308$38,754
Off-campus$26,308$38,754
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,544 and other expenses per full academic year.

Towson University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,073 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,692$19,138
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,002$3,002
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$288$806
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,164$14,832
Fees for full-time graduates$2,340$2,340
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$398$824

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs61920617842
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services700101801
Education4412686715
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4668474
Social Sciences45313466
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services25713813408
Psychology32960389
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2932295
Visual and Performing Arts26710277
Biological and Biomedical Sciences18126207
English Language and Literature & Letters10821129
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1174121
Physical Sciences85388
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies56359
Mathematics and Statistics51657
History5252
Natural Resources and Conservation4949
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences321042
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies34337
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service102636
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2323
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities99
Philosophy and Religious Studies538
Grand Total4,628920365,584

A total of 4,628 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Towson University.

At the master's and doctor's level 956 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate72%67%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesTU
Founded1866
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,624
Instructional FTE1,173
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.towson.edu
Address8000 York Rd
Towson, Maryland, 21252-0001
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population55,000
Phone4107042000
Fax+1 (410) 704 6070

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