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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…

  • Apr-22-2014 Read More
  • 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…

  • May-16-2012 Read More
  • Mazen from Laurel, MD
  • 5
  • The dorms I lived in were really nice. West Village is the best. The RA was really friendly and nice as well as the neighbors.…

  • Jun-27-2013 Read More
  • Gabriela from Baltimore, MD
  • 4
  • Dorm life is great and everything is close by from easy-eat diners, to coffee shops and sit-down restaurants. Student housing is right on-campus and offers safety to the students as…

  • Dec-26-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • taniyah from upper marlboro, md
  • Jul-01-2016 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
  • Jun-20-2015 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
  • Apr-24-2015 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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  • 3
  • Sarah M, Montgomery
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    Dining halls aren't all that great, but there are many other great dining options on campus! Au Bon Pain was just put in and is a campus-favorite. Everything is very fresh and there are many healthy options.

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  • 5
  • Temitope from Silver Spring, MD
  • Jan-10-2015 I am a current student here

    There are over 10 locations to eat at. If you explore through all locations , you will never get tired of Towson's food and dining. And if ever you get tired of campus food, you can always eat out.

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  • 3
  • Lindsay from Clarksburg, NJ
  • Jan-09-2015 I am a current student here

    The food here isn't bad, but it does get a little boring. They have a lot of the same food all the time. Jamba juice and the sushi is good.

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  • 4
  • shannon from Massapequa Park, NY
  • Jun-04-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There seems to be a wide variety of choices on campus both heathy and grab and go . It seems so clean and fresh I was so impressed .

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Robert from Hamburg, NY
  • Jun-10-2013 I am a current student here

    As a part of a fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon, I can easily tell this is one of the best decisions I have ever made. Greek Life is vastly underrated at Towson and more people need to become involved.

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