Towson University

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Location:   Towson
President: Robert L. Caret
Founded: 1866
Undergraduate Students: 14,495
Graduate Students: 3,516
Full-Time Faculty: 663
Operating Budget: $293.8 million
For More Information: 410 - 704 - 2000

Founded in 1866,Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as sixth among the top regional public institutions in the North.Towson is the largest public university in Baltimore, enrolling more than 18,000 students in more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences and in applied professional fields. As a metropolitan university,Towson combines research-based learning with practical application, with partnerships throughout Maryland providing opportunities for research, internships, and jobs.Towson is the foremost educator of Maryland's teachers today.