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About Our Students

 

Millennial Students

Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Deb Moriarty provides background and advice for working with Millennial students.

  • View the Millennials handout that accompanies the presentation.

 

Student Demographics Quiz

Student Affairs created a quiz (PDF) to help familiarize you with Towson's unique student population.

 

Additional Student Demographics
The Office of Institutional Research provided the following statistics regarding Towson undergraduate and graduate students:

 

Headcount Enrollment: Fall 2012

 

Number of Students
Undergraduate
Graduate
Total
Total
17,988
3,972
21,960


Headcount Enrollment by Academic Career & Gender: Fall 2012

 

Gender
Undergraduate
Undergraduate
In Percentages
Graduate
Graduate In Percentages
Females
10,926
60.7%
2,790
70.2%
Males
7,062
39.3%
1,182
29.8%
Total 17,988   3,972  


Headcount Enrollment by Academic Career and Ethnicity: Fall 2012

 

Ethnicity
Undergraduate
In Percentages
Graduate
In Percentages
African-American or Black
2,534
14.1%
562
14.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native
37
0.2%
16
0.4%
Asian
799
4.4%
128
3.2%
Hispanic / Latino
846
4.7%
88
2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
15
0.1%
3
0.1%
White
12,082
67.2%
2,685
68%
Two or More Races
467
2.6%
48
1.2%
Unknown
816
4.5%
231
5.8%
Foreign / Non-Resident Alien
392
2.2%
211
5.3%
Total 17,988   3,972
 


Headcount Enrollment by State of Residence: Fall 2012

 

Residency State
Undergraduate
In Percentages
Maryland
14,804
85.3%
New Jersey
1,116
6.2%
New York
708
3.9%
Pennsylvania
445
2.5%
Virginia
79
0.4%
Delaware
64
0.4%
Other Areas
772
4.3%
Total
17,988


 

Headcount Enrollment of New First-Time Degree-Seeking Students, Transfer Students, & First-in-Family to Attend College: Fall 2012

 

Undergraduate
In Percentages of all Undergraduate Students
New First-Time Degree-Seeking Students
2,463
13.7%
Transfer
2,105
11.7%
First in Family to Attend College 3,388 18.8%


Undergraduate Student Housing: Fall 2012

 

Type of Housing
First-time, first-year (freshman) students
All Undergraduate Students
Percent who live in college-owned,-operated, or-affiliated housing
83.8%
25%
Percent who live off campus or commute
16.2%
75%


Undergraduate Students Who Receive Financial Aid: Fall 2012

 

First-time, first-year (freshman) students
Full-time Undergrad (Incl. Fresh)
Number of students who were awarded any financial aid
1,279
8,056
The average financial aid package awarded**
$9,227
$9,169


** Excludes resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans)
Source: Common Data Set, Section H2

 

 



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E-mail: oai@towson.edu



 


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