Towson University

#1578 / #462
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1075
Most Desirable School
University in Maryland, United States

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About Towson University

According to Wikipedia, Towson University is a public university in Towson, Maryland. Founded in 1866 as Maryland's first training school for teachers, Towson University is a part of the University System of Maryland. Since its founding, the university has evolved into eight subsidiary colleges with over 20,000 students. Its 329 acre campus is situated in Baltimore County, Maryland eight miles north of downtown Baltimore. Towson is one of the largest public universities in Maryland and still produces the most teachers of any university in the state.

Towson University's Online Degrees

MS in Applied Information Technology
  • Required Credits: 42
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Integrated Homeland Security Management
  • Required Credits: 74
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Instructional Technology
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Transformational Educational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

Towson University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
12,295 79% 73% 1140 22

How Much Does Towson University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$6,962 $3,236

How Much Do Towson University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Towson University, then you can expect to earn an average of $55,100 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Towson University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
19,907 18,175 1,732

Where is Towson University?

Towson University is located at 8000 York Rd, Towson MD 21252-0001

How Safe is Towson University?

Towson University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Towson University Known For?

Towson University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Towson University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Towson University's Most Influential Alumni?

Towson University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Social Work, and Anthropology. Here are some of Towson University's most famous alumni:

David Bossie
David Bossie
An American political activist.
Brian Stelter
Brian Stelter
An American political commentator.
Roger A. Pielke
Roger A. Pielke
An American meteorologist.
Matthew Heimbach
An American neo-Nazi.
Karen Hesse
An American writer.
Jack L. Chalker
Jack L. Chalker
An American author .
Jon Shafer
Jon Shafer
An American designer and programmer of computer games.
Patrice Buzzanell
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Robert King Wittman
Robert King Wittman
A FBI special agent.
Michael Ranneberger
An American diplomat.
Charla Baklayan Faddoul
Charla Baklayan Faddoul
A TV reality show participant.
Katie O'Malley
An American judge.

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