World-class teaching and research. Thriving diversity and inclusion. Abundant access
to internships and other transformational experiences. This is how Towson University
creates opportunities. This is what higher education is meant to do.
- The U.S. News & World Report 2020 America’s Best Colleges guide ranked Towson University 98th among public national
universities. TU also ranked in the top 100 among universities in diversity and tied
Harvard University in social mobility. Read more.
- Money magazine ranked Towson University 107th on its 2019 Best Colleges for Your Money
list, where TU again joined the University of Maryland, College Park and Johns Hopkins
University as Maryland’s highest-ranked institutions. Read more.
- Forbes ranked TU 320th in a field of 650 public and private colleges surveyed for its 2019
America’s Top Colleges list. TU also placed 137th out of 299 public and private institutions
on the Forbes 2019 America’s Best Value Colleges ranking. Read more.
- Washington Monthly ranked Towson University No. 58 among national universities in its 2019 College Rankings.
Towson University was also recognized as one of the top 80 universities and colleges
for student voting in the country. Read more.
- Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education 2019 student-sourced rankings put TU in the No. 484 slot on a national list of 968 U.S. colleges. WSJ/THE ranked TU 110th out of 286 on its regional list. TU is the University System of Maryland’s
highest ranked regional campus. Read more.
- Princeton Review included TU among the 225 colleges selected for its 2020 Best Regional Colleges for the Best Northeastern
category. Princeton Review does not assign numerical rankings. Read more.
World-Class Teaching and Research
Towson University’s College of Business and Economics is one of less than 1% of business schools worldwide with AACSB accreditation for
both the business and accounting programs.
One of 19 institutions in the nation designated by the National Security Agency and
Department of Homeland Security, Towson University is a National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense education and cyber operations.
TU’s College of Education is the longest-standing, largest and preeminent producer of teachers in Maryland.
Towson University’s College of Health Professions is the largest producer of undergraduate health professions graduates in Maryland.
The College of Fine Arts and Communication is home to professor Jonathan Leshnoff, one of the most performed living composers in the world.