Towson University: Statistics

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#319 of 2,597 In North America
#288 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 34 In Maryland
#227 of 1,000 For Sexology
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
82%
Undergraduates
18,730
Graduates
3,187
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.towson.edu

Towson University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 79% 76% 81%
Applicants 12,295 4,681 7,614
Admissions 9,689 3,540 6,149
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,380 897 1,483
Freshmen enrolled part time 14 4 10

2,023 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

19,858 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,191 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1040
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Towson University are 1040-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
420 or 18%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Towson University are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 11197 (51%)
Black or African American 5311 (24%)
Hispanic 1829 (8%)
Asian 1366 (6%)
Two or more races 1148 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 628 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 399 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 15 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,094
Students receiving aid
82%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,962$7,902
Tuition in-state $6,962$7,902
Tuition out-of-state $21,098$16,344
Fee in-district $3,236$2,628
Fee in-state $3,236$2,628
Fee out-of-state $3,236$2,628

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 5,529
Combined charge for room and board $15,052
Room charge $8,652
Meal charge $6,400

Towson University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 542
Psychology, General 364 56
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 312
Information Technology 189 73 15
Social Sciences, Other 221
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 204 16
Mass Communication & Media Studies 203
Computer Science 137 36
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 164
Communication, General 142
Health and Wellness, General 107 34
Elementary Education and Teaching 123
Accounting 122
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 118
Human Services, General 117
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 114
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 99
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 63 33
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 87
Special Education and Teaching, General 18 66
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 39 39 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 74 5
Economics, General 79
English Language and Literature, General 77
Political Science and Government, General 76
Human Resources Development 67
Natural Resources & Conservation, General 62
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 60
Art & Art Studies, General 54
Educational & Instructional Technology 53 1
History, General 52
Mathematics, General 47
Education, General 46
Geography 38 7
Reading Teacher Education 45
Education, Other 42
Information Science & Studies 40
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 38
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 38
International Relations and Affairs 36
Physician Assistant 33
Music, General 28 4
Chemistry, General 31
Social Sciences, General 26 4
Music Teacher Education 25 3
Family Systems 28
Deaf Studies 27
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 19 7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 26
Physics, General 24
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 22
Acting 19
Philosophy 18
Athletic Training & Trainer 18
Child Development 17
Accounting and Related Services, Other 17
Dance, General 16
Forensic Science and Technology 16
Forensic Chemistry 16
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 15
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 15
Art Teacher Education 6 8
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 13
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 13
American & United States Studies & Civilization 12
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 12
Women's Studies 9 3
Audiology & Audiologist 11
Geology & Earth Science, General 10
Mathematics Teacher Education 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 9
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 8
Ecology 8
Religion & Religious Studies 7
Applied Mathematics, General 7
Urban Studies & Affairs 6
Physics, Other 6
Public Relations & Image Management 6
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Homeland Security 4
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other 3
Secondary Education and Teaching 3
Nursing Practice 3
Community Organization and Advocacy 3
Jewish & Judaic Studies 2
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 2
Actuarial Science 1
Grand Total 4,701 829 28
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 73% 69% 75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,818
Citations
117,752

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,663 / 25,900
Psychology
1,164 / 36,958
Computer Science
1,042 / 17,777
Medicine
1,027 / 20,326
Business
871 / 24,138
Mathematics
492 / 9,475
Engineering
491 / 10,612
Environmental Science
474 / 13,296
Biology
430 / 13,640
Sociology
399 / 7,078
Art & Design
378 / 5,909
Economics
363 / 8,310
Social Psychology
338 / 15,628
Physics
300 / 6,347
Political Science
274 / 2,085
Demography
250 / 5,828
Education Majors
243 / 3,801
Child Psychology
233 / 9,112
Math Teachers
232 / 4,293
Ecology
220 / 8,179
Health Science
214 / 2,454
Chemistry
212 / 6,780
Communications and Public Relations
188 / 3,806
Clinical Psychology
187 / 6,596
Management Information Systems
156 / 2,803
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
141 / 1,674
Marketing
137 / 4,952
Cyber Security
135 / 3,787
Gender Studies
115 / 1,864
Multimedia
112 / 905
Healthcare Management (MHA)
111 / 1,204
Geography and Cartography
111 / 1,414
Computer Networking
107 / 1,268
Psychiatry
103 / 5,236
History
94 / 155
Public Health
94 / 1,643
Sexology
93 / 3,545
Astrophysics and Astronomy
93 / 1,652
Advertising
90 / 3,577
Physical Therapy
86 / 2,998

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 52 171
1992 40 190
1993 58 231
1994 50 202
1995 47 250
1996 52 272
1997 67 310
1998 52 357
1999 61 457
2000 64 547
2001 91 640
2002 93 788
2003 94 1104
2004 111 1264
2005 134 1662
2006 151 2063
2007 174 2746
2008 186 2980
2009 243 3875
2010 269 4503
2011 349 5518
2012 346 6694
2013 432 7974
2014 413 9356
2015 441 9596
2016 438 10065
2017 484 10615
2018 411 10480
2019 471 12569
2020 439 14496
2021 479 16330

Towson University alumni

  1. Amy Schumer

    Amy Schumer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actorwriterscreenwritertelevision producercomedian
    Biography

    Amy Beth Schumer is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She ventured into comedy in the early 2000s before appearing as a contestant on the fifth season of the NBC reality competition series Last Comic Standing in 2007. From 2013 to 2016, she was the creator, co-producer, co-writer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, for which she received a Peabody Award and was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015.

  2. Stacy Keibler

    Stacy Keibler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractordancermodel
    Biography

    Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler is an American retired professional wrestler, former cheerleader, actress, dancer, and model. She is specifically known for her work with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

  3. Dwight Schultz

    Dwight Schultz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorbloggerstage actorpodcaster
    Biography

    Dwight Schultz is an American television, film and voice actor.

  4. Mike Rowe

    Mike Rowe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    television presentervoice actor
    Biography

    Michael Gregory Rowe is an American television host and narrator. He is known for his work on the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs and the series Somebody's Gotta Do It originally developed for CNN. He hosted a series produced for Facebook called Returning the Favor in which he found people doing good deeds and did something for them in return. He also hosts a podcast titled The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe.

General info

Alternative names TU
Founded 1866
Colors black, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January; February-May)
Total FTE staff 2,641
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 8000 York Rd
Towson, Maryland, 21252-0001
United States
City population 60,000
Phone 4107042000
Fax +1 (410) 704 6070

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