With more than 21,000 students, Towson University is the second-largest
public university in Maryland. As a metropolitan university, Towson combines
research-based learning with practical application. Our many
interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations
throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and
jobs. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our
beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for
study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of
university and community resources.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Towson University in the top 10
among the best public Master's institutions in the North in its 2009
America's Best Colleges guide. Kiplinger's Personal Finance
magazine named Towson University one of the top 100 best values in public
colleges for the 2008-2009 academic year.