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Towson University

Towson, Maryland

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Towson University

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About Towson University

Towson University, often referred to as TU or simply Towson for short, is a public university located in Towson in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. It is a part of the University System of Maryland. Founded in 1866 as Maryland's first training school for teachers, Towson University has evolved into a four-year degree-granting institution consisting of eight colleges with over 20,000 students enrolled. Towson is one of the largest public universities in Maryland and still produces the most teachers of any university in the state.

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Located in Towson, Maryland.

8000 York Rd, Towson, MD, 21252-0001, Baltimore County

Towson University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#224 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Maryland

#4 of 88

2024 Best Public Colleges in Maryland

#3 of 32

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Towson University is Medical followed by Business Management, Education, Journalism and Computer Sciences.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Towson University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni