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Towson University

Towson, Maryland

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Overview

Student Population
22,923
Towson University overview
Location Towson, Maryland
Online towson.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Towson University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Towson, Maryland, Towson University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,678 prospective students applied, and 9,674 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,795 enrolled in the school.  18,385 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,538 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,962 plus fees of $3,236. TU is ranked 478 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

TU is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Towson University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Towson University overview
SAT 1060/1220
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
76.3% 
Towson University overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $45

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Annual Cost to Attend

Maryland Resident Tuition
$6,962
In State Costs for Towson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$3,236
Room and Board $12,846
Budget for Other Expenses$3,350
Total One Year Cost$27,474
Out of State Resident Tuition
$21,098
Out of State Costs for Towson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$3,236
Room and Board $12,846
Budget for Other Expenses$3,350
Total One Year Cost$41,610

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$53,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Towson University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Education 11%
Social Sciences 11%
Communication 9%
Health Professions 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164076 IPEDS survey data for Towson University.

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