Towson University by the numbers.
A nationally recognized leader in inclusive excellence, Towson University is a welcoming community for living and learning, and an important anchor institution for the greater Baltimore region. TU advances research and creates opportunities for the public good.
TU is located in Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, in the heart of the mid-Atlantic region. TU is about an hour north of Washington, D.C., and three hours south of New York City. The proximity to big cities expands the opportunities for jobs, internships and research. Students can walk from campus to the college town of Towson, which allows them to get involved in the community. See information about local accommodations and attractions.
Fall 2022 Enrollment: 19,793
Average Class Size
African American / Black
Two or More Races
secured a job or enrolled in continuing education / graduate school
of students self-reported an experiential learning opportunity
Average salary after graduation:
of working graduates are employed in Maryland
employed in D.C. / Northern Virginia metro area
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Towson University received 118 awards totaling $14.7 million in FY 2021. Read more about sponsored programs and research.
Albert S. Cook Library offers resources that support learning and scholarship. Individualized research help is available via text and instant messaging, email and telephone. A 24/7 Study Space
is located on the main floor. The Data Studio contains four individual workstations
and one group station to support mapping, data analysis and data visualization projects.
The library’s collection includes more than 390,000 books and 950,000 electronic books.
Students also have access to over 380 electronic databases and approximately 100,000
electronic and print journals. Special Collections & University Archives gives students
an opportunity to experience history through digital collections, rare books, and
historical TU documents and photographs.
TU offers the most comprehensive collegiate sports program in the metropolitan Baltimore area, fielding 19 NCAA Division I varsity teams that compete in the Colonial Athletic Association, the nation’s top mid-major conference.
TU has 500+ student-athletes. The graduation rate among athletes is 91%, the highest among all Division I USM institutions.
The school colors are black and gold, and the mascot is Doc the Tiger.
View information about Towson University accreditation.
Towson University is recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation and a best value in higher education by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Money magazine and more. Read about TU’s rankings and achievements.