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Tuition

$9,422

$21,100

not including room and board

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,710
Declined + 7,418
Total Received 18,128
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Mass Communications
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School Facts

Towson State, founded in 1866, is a public university. Its 328-acre campus is located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 22,499
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Codes

SAT 5404
ACT 1718

Social Networks

Public

18,779

undergraduate students

3,720

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
55%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
56%
400-499
24%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
33%
18-23
56%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
41%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
38%
18-23
57%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Towson, MD

328-acre, suburban campus in Towson (population: 55,197), one mile from Baltimore; off-site locations in Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, and St. Mary's counties. Major airport, buses, and trains serve Baltimore. School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 9% of male students
 
14 sororities 7% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
55%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
56%
400-499
24%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
33%
18-23
56%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
41%
18-23
47%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
38%
18-23
57%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,710
Declined + 7,418
Total Received 18,128

Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Robert Giordani
Acting Director of Admissions
P: 888 4TOWSON
F: 410 704-3030
admissions@towson.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,072,507
State $11,548,367
Institutional $15,971,764
Other external $417,322
Total $49,009,960

Non-need-based

Federal $365,704
State $950,364
Institutional $7,077,598
Other external $2,499,116
Total $10,892,782

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial Athletic Association (Division I)
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
black, gold, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Business Advisory Services
Allied Health
Applied Gerontology
Applied Information Technology
Applied Physics
Applied/Industrial Mathematics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Life/Administration/Family Collaboration
Communication Management
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Cultural Studies
Dance/Performance Education
Deaf Studies
E-Business
Early Childhood Education
Earth/Space Science
Economics
Electronic Media/Film Arts
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Studies
Exercise Science
Family Science
Family/Human Services
Foreign Languages
Forensic Chemistry
Forensic Science
Geography/Environmental Planning
Geography/Land Surveying
Geology
Gerontology
Health Care Management
Health Science
Health Sciences
History
History Secondary Education
Human Resources Development
Humanities
Information Technology
Instructional Technology
Integrated Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Integrated Elementary Education/Special Education
Integrated Homeland Security Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Jewish Communal Studies
Jewish Education
Jewish Studies
Kinesiology
Law/American Civilization
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Metropolitan Studies
Middle School Education
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/Bioinformatics
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Occupational Science
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Well Being
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Physical Education
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Professional Studies
Professional Writing
Psychology
Reading Education
Religious Studies
Science Education
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Sociology/Anthropology/Criminology
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Sports Management
Supply Chain Management
Teaching
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

83%

18,779
students

Female
60%
11,312

Male
40%
7,467

Graduate

17%

3,720
students

Female
70%
2,615

Male
30%
1,105

undergraduateFull-time

88%

16,588
students

Female
62%
10,161

Male
38%
6,427

undergraduatePart-time

12%

2,191
students

Female
53%
1,151

Male
47%
1,040

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 67
Countries most often represented China
Nigeria
Panama
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jeff Haas
Director
410 704-6069
intladm@towson.edu

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