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Towson University

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 mind though, Towson students lead "very busy" lives... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

United States

Phone: 410-704-2113

Fax: 410-704-3030

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 75
Fire Safety Rating: 81
Green Rating: 83
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 328.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.towson.edu/adminfinance/facilities/poli...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 25.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Apartments for single students

Other:
Honors Hall, Alcohol Free Floors, gender neutral housing, STEM housing, Service floor; Tigers serving others; American Sign Language floor
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:210
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
Number of Honor Societies:15
Number of Social Sororities:13
    % of women who join:7%
Number of Social Fraternities:17
% of men who join: 9
Number of Religious Organizations:23
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender 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.
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Tigers
Women's Sports Team Name:Tigers
Team Mascot:Doc the Tiger
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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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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.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    75
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    81
  • Green Rating:
    83
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    84%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    25.00
  • # of Organizations:
    210
  • # of Honor Societies:
    15
  • # of Social Sororities:
    13
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    17
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    23
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