With an enrollment of nearly 23,000, Towson University (TU) is the largest university in the Greater Baltimore region, as well as a significant business catalyst for the state of Maryland. More than 93,000 of the university’s 151,000 alumni live and work in Maryland and Washington D.C., enhancing the region’s economy and quality of life. More than 25 percent of all Maryland teachers are TU alumni, and the university is also the state’s leader in allied health professions graduates.
Towson University is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best and most efficiently run universities. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has also ranked TU as one of the 100 “best values” among the nation’s public colleges.
With a rich 150-year tradition, TU is among the nation’s best regional public universities, offering more than 100 degree programs. Towson’s interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations provide opportunities for research, internships, and jobs, and its 329-acre suburban setting offers easy access to a wealth of academic and community resources. With 19 NCAA Division I sports, Towson is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association as well as the Colonial Academic Alliance.