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Overview

TU
Location Towson, MD
Setting Small City
Enrollment 21,917
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #429
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website towson.edu
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Costs

TU
Tuition (In State) $6,962
Tuition (Out of State) $21,098
Room & Board $14,052
Avg Net Price $16,082
Avg Grant Aid $10,094
% Receiving Grant Aid 80%

Admission

TU
Applied 12,295
Admitted 9,689
Acceptance Rate 78.8%
Enrolled % 24.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.72 weighted
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Moderate
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 20/25
SAT Range 1040/1200
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jun 1, 2023

Academics

TU
Student to Faculty Ratio 16:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (18%)
  • Education (11%)
  • Social Sciences (11%)
  • Communication (9%)
  • Health Professions (9%)

Outcomes

TU
Graduation Rate 64%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $53,500
Making Student Loan Payments 69%
Median Student Loan Debt $17,750
Median Loan Payment $183

Diversity

TU
% Men 38%
% Women 62%
Racial Diversity Medium
HBCU No
% White 61%
% Black 18%
% Hispanic 6%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 4%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 3%

Students

TU
% In-State 86%
% Out-of-State 13%

Campus

TU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/