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Towson University
Towson University 8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001 Baltimore, MD 21252 Phone: (410) 704-2000
  • General Information
    About Towson University

    Summary Mission Statement : Towson University, as the State’s Metropolitan University, focuses on providing highly developed educational experiences and community service through a broad range of intellectual opportunities to a diverse student body at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The academic programs and services offered through the university provide a core quality environment for students to acquire the intellectual and social preparation to achieve their potential as contributing leaders and citizens of the workforce and a complex global society. Faculty, students, and staff serve the region through research and professional outreach that specifically responds to the state’s socioeconomic and cultural needs and aspirations.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 15,423
    Percent Admitted 63%
    Men Admitted 63%
    Women Admitted 63%
    Full Time Retention Rate 84%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 480 570
      Math 490 590
      Writing 500 590
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 20 24
      English 20 25
      Math 19 25
      Writing 7 9
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 24,940
    Native American 88
    Asian 978
    African American 2,937
    Hispanic 604
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 15,560
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 1,285

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