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One of the nation’s top regional public universities, Towson University, offers a welcoming environment for living and learning, close to the area’s top educational, cultural, and community resources. Towson University offers students the best of both worlds. We have the academic programs and exceptional faculty typical of a large university coupled with the close-knit community and personalized approach of a small college. Research-based learning and practical application ensure that each student gets a well-rounded academic experience. TU’s wide range of programs and extracurricular activities contribute to the dynamic student experience. Students can pursue diverse interests and cultivate undiscovered talents.
The backdrop for learning is TU’s beautiful 329-acre suburban campus, located eight miles north of Baltimore and less than an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C. Throughout the entire region, Towson University’s strong partnerships with public and private organizations provide unique opportunities for research, internships, and jobs. The Towson Learning Network extends beyond its main campus to five off-campus locations throughout the state. Transfer students can complete their degrees at the university’s new state-of-the-art building in Northeastern Maryland.
Towson University is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland, the 12th-largest public university system in the United States. TU is also a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and offers employment opportunities.
Towson University fosters intellectual inquiry and critical thinking preparing graduates who will serve as effective, ethical leaders and engaged citizens. Through a foundation in the liberal arts, an emphasis on rigorous academic standards, and the creation of small learning environments, we are committed to providing a collaborative, interdisciplinary and inter-professional atmosphere, excellence in teaching, leadership development, civic engagement, and applied and sponsored research opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our graduates leave Towson University with the vision, creativity, and adaptability to craft solutions that enrich the culture, society, economy, and environment of Maryland, the region, and beyond.
Academic excellence and student success are top priorities at Towson University. Whatever your career interests, our undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs are designed with your needs. Small class sizes, inspiring faculty, and interactive learning experiences are hallmarks of a TU education. You will work with internationally known authors, scientists, and artists, including Nobel Laureates, and Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellows.
Towson University puts the tools in your hands to support learning and scholarship through its Cook Library online and on-site services, including more than 200 computers, viewing and listening rooms, scanners, and printers.
All academic programs are firmly grounded in the liberal arts, complemented by opportunities for community service, civic engagement, internships, and study abroad.
Our undergraduate and graduate programs reflect our responsiveness to the constant change in today’s dynamic global marketplace. Non-degree programs and specialized training keep professionals up-to-date with the latest advancements in their fields.
Towson University is a campus on the move, with robust academic programs, recognized faculty, a dynamic campus environment, and a strong alumni network. TU’s partnerships throughout Maryland provide unique opportunities for research, internships, and jobs. Located eight miles north of Baltimore, TU is 45 miles from Washington, D.C., and 120 miles from New York City, placing you at the center of the nation’s bustling Northeast corridor.
At Towson University, the student experience is all about involvement and engagement. Join fellow students from across the country and around the world and get involved in a host of student activities, from gallery exhibits to guest lectures to big-name concerts. Choose from more than 300 student organizations and groups that bring together students with shared interests in arts and culture, sports, student government, and community service.
Volunteer through university events, clubs, tutoring, blood drives, and other initiatives. TU’s campus recreation department offers countless ways to stay in shape and have fun with a wide variety of intramural and club sports.
There are plenty of opportunities for civic engagement and leadership that can improve your campus, community, country, and world.
Towson University’s top priority, academic excellence, and student success depend on the teaching and mentorship of faculty. Academic innovation through academic transformation and course redesign is central to enabling student success.
We are committed to the continuous improvement process of examining programming, curricular and co-curricular offerings to ensure students have outstanding educational experiences and opportunities.
Towson’s collegial academic environment fosters multidisciplinary research and scholarship that complements current knowledge in the field and leads to superior teaching. From bioterrorism studies to the latest in teacher development, our applied research programs involve students, faculty, the community, government, and the private sector.
Towson’s focus on innovation and entrepreneurship facilitates collaboration and strategic partnerships with the community and the state. Towson welcomes partnerships that engage the expertise of its faculty and staff members.
Professionals in our Office of Sponsored Programs and Research can help identify funding opportunities, develop project ideas into proposals, and submit complete and competitive proposals. Our Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry supports undergraduate research through research grants, travel grants, and small project awards.

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