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Towson University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,969 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 3 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Colonial Athletic Association

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $122,037)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $60,697)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined - 93 - -
Baseball 36 - Yes -
Basketball 17 13 Yes Yes
Field Hockey - 24 Yes -
Football 101 - - -
Golf 10 7 - -
Gymnastics - 14 - -
Lacrosse 50 33 Yes -
Soccer 30 27 Yes Yes
Softball - 18 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving 18 36 Yes Yes
Tennis - 14 Yes -
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Equestrian - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Water Polo - - - Yes
Water Sports - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.8%
Black/non-Hispanic 12.2%
Hispanic 2.6%
Non-resident alien 4.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10.1%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 66.8%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 33
Liquor Law Violation 34
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 25
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Carly from Maryland
  • 5
  • Whenever a friend of mine, who does not attend school here, comes to visit, they almost always complement how nice my dorm building is. It seems that living on campus…

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  • Sarah M, Montgomery
  • 5
  • I live in the hotel-style residence halls and I am the Vice-President of my residence hall. Living in the dorms is a wonderful way to meet people and make friends.…

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  • Melisa from Wilmington, DE
  • 4
  • Live on campus if you can because you'll meet some many people that. The dorms themselves were pretty nice for dorm life. West village is the newest set o dorms, while…

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  • Nicole from Baltimore, MD
  • 5
  • Dorm life can range from sharing a dorm with one suite-mate to sharing a room with up to 4-suite mates. It's your typical dorm style rooms, nothing fancy, but you…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Kayla from Germantown, MD
  • I am a current student here

    It�s really good. There�s so many choices as well. We also have �namebrand� places like Starbucks, Jamba Juice, Einstein�s Bagels & Panda Express

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  • 5
  • Zoe from Glen Burnie, MD
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    the food was really good i love visiting here it has some of the best food of any college i've visited.

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  • 5
  • Rai from Montgomery Village, MD
  • I am a current student here

    The best food you will find is at West Village Commons. The dining hall is packed with a variety of dishes that are exquisit. There is also a mini market on the first floor named Outtakes as well as Panda Express. Other dining halls such as Glenn and Newell are also great. There is Au BonPain on the Hawkins building, i have never eaten there but everyone seems to enjoy it

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  • 5
  • Kelsey from NJ
  • I am a current student here

    A lot of options! I'm a vegetarian, and every food place on campus has options for me. Towson cares about its students feeling included, so they have many options for vegans too. One dining hall has a special Hillel area as well. If you email TU dining about any issues/troubles finding things in your diet, they seriously take it into consideration and try to help you. The Glen has the best vegan area out of the 3 dining halls, but the rest of its food is debatable.

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  • 3
  • taniyah from upper marlboro, md
  • I am a current student here

    at towson university, there are a variety of food and dining places. however, the quality of the food depends on where you go. if you go to the west village, paws, or susquehanna dining halls the food will be very good. the food are prepared by amazing cooks and it is presented well. the workers in these dinning halls are very polite and they love the job that they do. although the prices are higher then others it is completely worth it. on the other hand if you go to the newell, glenn, or cla dining halls you are in for a rude awakening. the food is utterly disgusting and never seems to be fully done or cooked. the workers are kind of rude and they really are not as happy or welcoming as those in other dining halls. however, because their prices are very low, i do not believe that it is worth it. moral of the story, you get what you pay for so just manage your meals and go to the dining halls that are quality food.

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  • 4
  • Melisa from Wilmington, DE
  • I am a past student here

    It's college not a home cooked meal every night. The food isn't bad and places like Newell Dining Hall/ The Den, West Village Commons, Au Bon Pain, and the union ( sus, p-tux and paws) are your best choices to survive.

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  • 3
  • Robert from Randallstown, MD
  • I am a current student here

    Unfortunately, I currently live off campus right now for my first semester however; I occasionally eat at the dining Hall and the food is average in my opinion.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Kayla from Germantown, MD
  • I am a current student here

    There�s so many options for Greek Life. Sometimes the National PanGellenic Council Greeks team up with Morgan State National Pan Hellenic Council Greeks and they out on block shows and things. It�s very fun!

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  • 0
  • Kelsey from NJ
  • I am a current student here

    I'm not involved in greek life, but many of my friends are. They all have positive experiences with it. Towson also takes hazing very seriously; I'm in the marching band at TU and they gave us, the marching band, an hour long presentation on hazing awareness, and apparently that same presentation is given to every Greek group.

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