Towson University Graduate Schools

Towson University (referred to as Towson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Towson, MD. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Towson University is $10,530 for Maryland residents and $18,972 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,105 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,923 including undergraduate students.

Towson University Graduate School Overview

Towson University (referred to as Towson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Towson, MD. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Towson University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1949 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Towson UniversityDirectory Information
School NameTowson University (referred to as Towson)
Address8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252-0001
Phone410-704-2000
Webhttps://www.towson.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.towson.edu/admissions/undergrad
Financial Infohttps://www.towson.edu/admissions/financialaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Towson University is $10,530 for Maryland residents and $18,972 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,105 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,923 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 76 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 16 programs are available online classes.
Towson Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,972
$10,530 for Maryland Residents
Student Population3,105
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs76 graduate programs
(16 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Towson University is $10,530 for Maryland residents and $18,972 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $439 for Maryland residents and $908 for out-of-state students. Towson University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Towson 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Maryland Residents$10,530
Out-of-State$18,972
Tuition per Credit Hour
Maryland Residents$439
Out-of-State$908
Towson University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Towson University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Towson
Distance Learning (Online Classes)16 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Towson University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Towson University is $10,530 for Maryland residents and $18,972 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.77% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Towson University
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$6,696$2,124$13,860$2,124
2016-2017$6,822$2,232$14,130$2,232
2017-2018$7,164$2,340$14,832$2,340
2018-2019$7,524$2,538$15,570$2,538
2019-2020$7,902$2,628$16,344$2,628
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,196 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Towson University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.42% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,196. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.42% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Towson University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$11,306$3,100$11,306$3,100
2016-2017$11,754$3,094$11,754$3,094
2017-2018$12,184$3,350$12,184$3,350
2018-2019$12,464$3,350$12,464$3,350
2019-2020$12,846$3,350$12,846$3,350
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $439 for Maryland residents and $908 for other students at Towson University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.97% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Towson University
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$372$770
2016-2017$379$785
2017-2018$398$824
2018-2019$418$865
2019-2020$439$908

Graduate Programs at Towson

Towson University offers 75 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,123 students have completed their study at Towson University.
Offered Degrees at Towson University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree455906
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3118
Doctor's degree - other1010
Post Bachelor's Degree2410178
Post Master's Degree2111
Total75171,123

Towson University offers 75 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,123 students have completed their studies.
  • 906 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 178 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 11 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
Women's Studies5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Public Relations/Image Management6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 105 completers$79,900
Computer and Information Sciences0$79,900
Information Technology65-
Computer Science40-
Education [+] 210 completers$47,900
Education51$47,900
Educational/Instructional Technology29$55,800
Special Education and Teaching46$55,600
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching4-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching29-
Art Teacher Education4-
Mathematics Teacher Education7-
Music Teacher Education8-
Reading Teacher Education32-
Work and Family Studies [+] 12 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Development12-
English Language And Literature [+] 23 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing23-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 10 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies3-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
Ecology14-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics16-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy0-
Jewish/Judaic Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Physics (other)4-
Psychology [+] 42 completers$45,800
Psychology42$45,800
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 39 completers$40,100
0$40,100
Forensic Science and Technology30-
Homeland Security9-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy3-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Social Sciences3-
Geography6-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 22 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Music8-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 190 completers-
Health and Wellness20-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist48-
Physician Assistant32-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist73-
Nursing Practice17-
Business [+] 171 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management34-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management18-
Accounting and Related Services (other)22-
Human Resources Development76-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)21-
Total906
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Information Technology10-
Education [+] 5 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist3-
Total18
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist10-
Total10
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Women's Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia5-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (10 completers) 62 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology1-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration22-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager3-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance19-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster2-
Information Technology Project Management15-
Education [+] (4 completers) 26 completers-
Education0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism25-
Music Teacher Education1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family Systems10-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Ecology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies (other)0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
0-
Homeland Security7-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 14 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 23 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management11-
Nursing Education12-
Business [+] 31 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management10-
Project Management1-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)20-
Total178
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
School Psychology9-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Organizational Behavior Studies2-
Total11

Graduate Student Population at Towson

For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,105 students enrolled into Towson University graduate schools where it has total 22,923 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,035 full-time and 2,070 part-time students. By gender, 829 male and 2,276 female students are attending Towson University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Towson University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Towson University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1058292,276
Full-time1,035298737
Part-tme2,0705311,539
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Towson University.
There are 1,919 White (61.80%), 412 Black/African American (13.27%), 104 Hispanic (3.35%), 127 Asian (4.09%), and 543 students with other races. 154 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Towson University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1058292,276
American Indian/Native American312
Asian1275671
Black/African American412132280
Hispanic1042282
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,9194601,459
Two More903456
Un-Known29647249
Non-resident Alien1547777
Towson University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 315 graduate students (10.14% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 268 graduate students (8.63% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Towson University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Towson University
Number of Students
Total3,105
Enrolled Online Exclusively315
Enrolled Some Online Courses268
Not in Online Courses2,522
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Towson University. 818 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.34% of total students), 149 students are aged above 50 (4.80%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Towson University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Towson University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1058292,276
Age 20-21531043
Age 22-24765165600
Age 25-291,095277818
Age 30-34479159320
Age 35-3926495169
Age 40-4930085215
Age 50-6414334109
Over 64642

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