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Towson University, founded in 1866, is a public university. It has the only occupational therapy major in Maryland. Graduate assistants do not teach classes, and academic advising is available to all students. Its 328-acre campus is located in Towson, five miles from downtown Baltimore.

Website: www.towson.edu/

Public
Co-ed
19,619
Undergraduate
Students
(59.4%) 11,648 Women
(40.6%) 7,971 Men
3,090
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 12,678 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.68
SAT Math
560 average
520-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580 average
540-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,044 Out-of-state: $37,180
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,198 Out-of-state: $24,334
Room and Board
$13,446
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$11,875
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,610
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
920
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 25% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Towson Population
55,197
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Baltimore and Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
34% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.9% Asian
24.9% Black/African-American
8.8% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
52.4% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students
1.6% from 75 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
53%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.0%
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