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Towson University
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  • 4 Year
  • TOWSON, MD

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2.13.2024

TU is ready to welcome the next generation of Tigers! Take the final steps to finalize your enrollment. Let’s make it official - complete the next steps. Be sure to submit your FAFSA by March 1. We have answers to your questions at www.Towson.edu/FAFSA Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

8000 YORK RD
TOWSON, MD 21252
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
From Towson University

At TU, you’ll learn through doing. Dig deep into the things that inspire you with world-class teaching and hands-on research. Discover abundant internships and experiences that will push your potential and take you far beyond the classroom.

No matter who you are, where you come from, or how you identify, you’re welcome at TU.

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Towson University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
88%
SAT Range
1040-1220
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$11,076 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,261 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 184 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 251 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 251 responses

Majors

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academic spotlight

No matter who you are, where you come from or how you identify, you belong here. You’re ready to experience more at TU, from professors and staff who personally support you to a vibrant campus life that provides you with a space to find your community. Tigers commit and now it’s your turn. Complete the next steps today.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    64%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
15,526 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,381
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 185 responses
  • Motivated
    31%
  • Driven
    25%
  • Stressed, tired and tenacious
    12%
  • Competitive
    9%
  • Nonchalant
    7%
  • Passionate
    7%
  • Outgoing
    3%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 293 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 336 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 207 responses
  • Tigertown
    54%
  • Diverse
    24%
  • Awesome
    7%
  • United
    5%
  • Talented
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Personal
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 153 responses

Towson University Reviews

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