8000 York Road Towson, MD 21252-0001 410-704-2113
http://www.towson.edu admissions@towson.edu
About Towson University
  • Year of Foundation 1866
  • Size of Campus 328 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 14,495
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 17.8%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,180
  • Room and Board $8,670
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 16,598
Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized among the nation's best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. With more than 21,000 students, Towson University is among the largest public universities in Maryland. As a metropolitan university, Towson combines research-based learning with practical application. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Percent students who are frat members 8%
  • Number of honor societies Golden Key National Society (All Majors), National Society of Collegiate Scholars (High Achieving Freshman and Sophomores)
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 14
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ, Lutheran Student Movement, Mormon Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Episcopal Campus Fellowship, Hillel, Reformed University Fellowship, University Bible F
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 6%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Student Association, Caribbean Student Association, Chinese Student and Scholarship Association, Filipino Cultural Association of Towson, Japanese Student Association, Latin American Stude
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 13
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Baltimore
  • Distance to nearest train Baltimore
  • Distance to nearest bus Baltimore
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 23%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 66%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 574,096
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 9,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,520
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 16,413
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 847
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services career, academic, psychological
  • Museums Asian Arts and Culture Center
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,154
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 880,434
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Loyola College)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (UMCP)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis