Towson University named to Princeton Review’s 2011 ‘Best Northeastern Colleges’ list
TOWSON, Md. (Aug. 5, 2010)—Towson University is one of 218 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in the "Best in the Northeast" section of its recently posted website feature, "2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region." It also features Towson in its book, The Best Northeastern Colleges: 2011 Edition.
Collectively, the 623 colleges named "regional best(s)" constitute about 25 percent of the nation's 2,500 four-year colleges.
Robert Franek, Princeton Review's vice president for publishing, says, "We're pleased to recommend Towson’s excellent academic programs to prospective students. We winnowed our list based on institutional data we collected directly from the schools, our visits to the campuses over the years, and the opinions of our staff, plus recommendations from college counselors and advisers."
Towson University President Robert L. Caret says of the honor, “It is good to see Towson nationally recognized once again for the quality of our undergraduate education, which successfully combines small-college academics with large university resources and amenities.”
Colleges named to the "The Best Northeastern Colleges" list are located in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont and the District of Columbia.