Towson University Overview

Student population

Address8000 York Rd
Towson, MD
School Websitewww.towson.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Towson University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Towson, Maryland that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,933 students applied to Towson University. Of those students, 9,427 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Towson University was $6,826, in addition to fees of $3,114. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Towson University.

Towson University has a 73% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Towson University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Towson University acceptance rate is 79%. To put this into perspective, 9,427 of the 11,933 students who applied to Towson University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Towson University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Towson University had an SAT score between the range of 1,060 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Towson University was between 20 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Towson University as part of their application.

Towson University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Towson University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,826. Combined with fees of $3,114, room and board costs of $12,464, other expenses of $3,350 and the $1,080 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $23,208 in tuition.

Students at Towson University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Towson University was $4,752 last year, with 29% of students being awarded federal aid.

Towson University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Towson University.

Towson University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Maryland residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside in Maryland. However, 18% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Towson University is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Towson University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
EDUCATION
SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

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