|President:||Robert L. Caret|
|Operating Budget:||$293.8 million|
|For More Information:||410 - 704 - 2000|
Founded in 1866,Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as sixth among the top regional public institutions in the North.Towson is the largest public university in Baltimore, enrolling more than 18,000 students in more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences and in applied professional fields. As a metropolitan university,Towson combines research-based learning with practical application, with partnerships throughout Maryland providing opportunities for research, internships, and jobs.Towson is the foremost educator of Maryland's teachers today.