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Towson University

Towson, Maryland

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Overview

Student Population
21,917
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

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 12,295 prospective students applied, and 9,689 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,394 enrolled in the school.  17,296 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,621 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $6,962 plus fees of $3,236. TU is ranked 429 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

6/10
Overall
5/10
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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
Towson University overview
SAT 1040/1200
ACT 20/25
Weighted GPA 3.72
Applications Accepted
78.8% 
Towson University overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
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 $14,052
Budget for Other Expenses$3,350
Total One Year Cost$28,680
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 $14,052
Budget for Other Expenses$3,350
Total One Year Cost$42,816

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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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