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Best Values in Colleges

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Towson University (Towson, MD)


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Towson University is ranked 86 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 92%
Applicants who took ACT 22%

SAT Verbal Score

700+2%
600-69916%
600+18%

SAT Math Score

700+2%
600-69924%
600+26%

ACT Score

30-363%
24-2936%
24+39%

Students applied18,128
Students admitted9,462
Admission rate52%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate39%
6-year graduation rate66%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$5,830
Fees$2,512
Room and board$10,980
Estimated book expense$1,080
Total cost$20,402

Cost after need-based aid$12,586
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,961

Average debt at graduation$23,812

Out of State

Tuition$17,508
Fees$2,512
Room and board$10,980
Estimated book expense$1,080
Total cost$32,080

Cost after need-based aid$24,264
Cost after non-need-based aid$27,639

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met60%
Average need-based aid$7,816
Average non-need-based aid$4,441

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment17,988

Full-Time

Men6,064
Women9,788

Part-Time

Men998
Women1,138

Freshmen retained86%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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