Rankings round-up: 2009/2010

TU continues to rank among best public institutions in value and overall quality

TOWSON, Md. (Jan. 5, 2010)—Towson University has earned high marks in a number of national rankings for 2009.  Affordability, reasonable class sizes, a wealth of program options and a diverse student population are among the reasons that put TU on top.

  • U.S. News & World Report’s America's Best Colleges guide again ranked Towson University eighth in its 2010 list of the best public master's institutions in the North.

  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine named Towson University one of the top 100 best values in public colleges for the 2008–2009 academic year (the most recent year for which a ranking was published).

  •  Forbes included Towson University in its 2009 list of the top 100 public colleges and universities in the United States.

  • The Princeton Review named Towson University to its 2009 list of 50 Best Value Colleges (Public).

  • GI Jobs magazine, the premier publication for military transitioners, included Towson University on its 2010 list of Military Friendly Schools. 

  • Wprost magazine (Poland) ranked the Towson University Executive MBA Program second in all of Poland in 2009. The program is offered in partnership between the UB/Towson MBA and the University of Lodz Polish-American Management Center. The Wrost rankings are among Poland’s most prestigious.

  • Towson University was named to the honor roll of “Saviors of Our Cities: A Survey of Best College and University Civic Partnerships” in October 2009. The survey was conducted by Evan Dobelle, president of Westfield State College in Massachusetts.

Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized among the nation's best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. With more than 21,000 students, Towson University is the second-largest public university in Maryland, and the largest public university in the Baltimore area.






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