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Towson University

Towson, MD
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Campus Life and Facilities

Towson Students Say...

Students praise Towson's location. "It's less than a mile from restaurants, movie theaters, bars, shops, etc.," says one student, "and about five miles from downtown Baltimore." Baltimore figures prominently in students' social lives. In addition, "the city of Towson is also a lot of fun." Keep in... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

United States

Phone: 410-704-2113

Fax: 410-704-3030

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
26%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Special housing for international students Apartments for single students

Other Housing Options:

Honors Hall, Alcohol Free Floors, gender neutral housing, STEM housing, Service floor: Tigers serving others, American Sign Language floor, SAGE Community (Students Achieving Goals through Education)

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Team Managers Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
210
Number of Honor Societies
15
Number of Social Sororities
13
Number of Religious Organizations
23

Sports

% OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Tigers Women's Sports Team Name :Tigers Team Mascot :Doc the Tiger
# of sports for women, varsity
13
# of sports for men, varsity
7

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Diving FieldHockey Golf Gymnastics Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball Diving Football Golf Lacrosse Swimming

Student Services

Other Services
DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.towson.edu/lgbt/index.asp
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
Our Support Groups include cultural organizations such as the Black Student Union; LASO the Latino American Student Organization; SASA the South Asian Student Association; ADC the African Diaspora Club; NASA the Native American Assoc. and FCAT the Filipino Cultural Assoc.

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 86 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 23.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Dell Apple Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Art galleries, Asian art collection, media center, speech/language clinic, planetarium/observatory, herbarium, nursing simulation center, electron microscope, argon laser.
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Loyola University
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Maryland College Park
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    75
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    74
  • Green Rating:
    92
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    85%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    26%
  • # of Organizations:
    210
  • # of Honor Societies:
    15
  • # of Social Sororities:
    13
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    17
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    23
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