Towson University

Founded in 1866, Towson University, Maryland's Metropolitan University, is the second-largest school in the University System of Maryland, enrolling more than 21,000 students in over 100 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Towson University is known for its excellent academic programs in business, computer science, health professions, education, fine arts, communications, and the arts and sciences. As a metropolitan university, Towson combines research-based learning with practical application. Our many partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. The University is located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore. Our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources.

8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001

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Type of Institution: Public 4-year

Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 21,111
Male: 7,924    Female: 13,187
Full-time: 16,286    Part-time: 4,825

2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: $5,180
Part-time Tuition cost per credit hour: $225
Mandatory fees (FT): $1,119 per term
Mandatory fees (PT): $86 per credit hour +$7 tech fee per unit

Campus Housing:
Room: $5,054 Meal Plan: $3,784 (14 meals per week unrestricted)

Degrees or Awards: Bachelor's, Post Bachelor Certificates, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate of Advanced Study

Calendar: Fall, spring, summer semesters and January semester

Entry Requirements: Will give priority to entering freshmen with a (3.6) cumulative academic average, grades 9-11. Applicants must submit official SAT or ACT results. Applicants must have completed 4 units of English; 3 units of social science; 3 units of mathematics (Algebra I and II, and geometry); 3 units of science; and 2 units of a foreign language. Average SAT scores for fall 2008: freshmen: (middle 50%) 1,520-1,730.

Application Deadlines: Fall: February 15; Spring: December 1

Title IV Code: 002099