Towson University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

(410) 704-2113

(888) 486-9766

Fax: (410) 704-3030



Contact: Louise Shulack

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

(410) 704-2000

www.towson.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 17,272

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,832

Degree-seeking undergrads: 16,628

Graduate enrollment: 3,839

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 61%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 82%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Chem/Phys/Molecular Biology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family Systems B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health Services – General B
Health System Administration B
Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B
Substance Abuse Counseling B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Gerontology B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B
Planetary Sciences B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Forensic Technologies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Towson University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(410) 704-2000
Website:www.towson.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.towson.edu/admissions/undergrad/apply/freshmen/index.html
Address:8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252-0001
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:22,343
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:18,845 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,408
Out-of-state Tuition:$21,076
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,828

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Towson University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Towson University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies131
Biological and Biomedical Sciences132
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services645
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs241
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services9442
Education69101
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs3971
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service112
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies121
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Philosophy and Religious Studies2211
Physical Sciences51
Psychology211
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Social Sciences72
Visual and Performing Arts174
Grand total3972495

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Towson University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services61
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Grand total12161

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Towson University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,408
Out-of-state$21,076
Books and supplies$1,080

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,054
Out-of-state$16,362

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,16080%
Grant or scholarship aid1,52656%$7,828
Student loan aid1,51956%$7,106

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid9,24149%$7,959
Federal student loans9,12148%$6,567

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Towson University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Towson University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants11,8974,3937,504
Percent admitted100%72%75%
Percent admitted who enrolled23%23%23%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Towson University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment22,343
Undergraduate enrollment19,198
Graduate enrollment3,145

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Towson University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Maryland Board of Nursing
    • Registered Nursing Programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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