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Towson University

Towson, MD

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Overview

Towson University is a University institution located in Towson, MD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 8000 York Road
Towson, MD  21252
United States
Contact Ms. Amy Moffat
Director of University Admissions
Email: admissions@towson.edu
Phone: 410-704-2113
Fax: 410-704-3030

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Deaf Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family Systems Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,295
Applied
9,689
Accepted
18,730
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

7,614
Females Applied
6,149
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,681
Males Applied
3,540
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Resume or activity list

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th November 10th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer January 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 610
SAT Math 510 590
ACT Composite 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,100
In-state
22,152
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,364
Full-time student fees
13,872
Room & board
7,632
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,918
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,370
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,289
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,915
Avg. Loan Aid
4,846
Avg. Grant Aid
9,838
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
93% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,730
Total Undergrad students
10%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (40.49%)
Female (59.51%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 6%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Tiger Fest (spring festival), Homecoming Weekend and Summer Orientation

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
University Residence Government, Latin American Student Organization, Black Student Union, Hillel and African Diaspora Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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