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Towson University

Towson University

8000 York Rd
Towson, MD 21252-0001
(410) 704-2000

Towson University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1866. Towson, which is near the center of the city, is located in Towson, MD. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Maryland. It offers subjects including special education and accounting. It offers students 25 certificates, 60 degrees at the bachelors level, 45 degrees at the masters level, and five degrees at the doctoral level. 21,840 students sought degrees from the 91 programs at Towson in 2010. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this university. It is one of 7 research universities in Maryland.

Admission

15,704 students applied for admission to Towson in 2010. Towson admitted about 56% of applicants or 8,951 students. Two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

15,704 students applied for admission to Towson in 2010. Towson admitted about 56% of applicants or 8,951 students. Two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 57%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 60%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 51%

Student Demographics

This university had 21,840 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This university had 21,840 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 8299
  • Total Enrolled Female: 13541
  • Undergraduate Male: 7012
  • Undergraduate Female: 10517
  • Graduate Male: 1207
  • Graduate Female: 3104

Faculty Demographics

1,588 instructors work for TU. More than half of the faculty are full-time, 47% of instructors are part-time, and just over half of the faculty are women.

Faculty Demographics

1,588 instructors work for TU. More than half of the faculty are full-time, 47% of instructors are part-time, and just over half of the faculty are women.

  • Male: 732
  • Female: 856
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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