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Towson University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $7,164 $7,234 $7,314 $7,418 1.4%
Out-of-state $16,522 $17,174 $17,860 $18,232 2.1%
Books and supplies $912 $948 $984 $1,080 9.8%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,506 $7,986 $8,306 $8,670 4.4%
Other $3,654 $3,394 $3,530 $3,598 1.9%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,506 $7,986 $8,306 $8,670 4.4%
Other $3,654 $3,394 $3,530 $3,598 1.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,262 $3,522 $3,658 $3,522 -3.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $19,236 $19,562 $20,134 $20,766 3.1%
Off Campus $19,236 $19,562 $20,134 $20,766 3.1%
Off Campus with Family $11,338 $11,704 $11,956 $12,020 0.5%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $28,594 $29,502 $30,680 $31,580 2.9%
Off Campus $28,594 $29,502 $30,680 $31,580 2.9%
Off Campus with Family $20,696 $21,644 $22,502 $22,834 1.5%
 

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Map of Towson University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $45
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 15,423 5,687 9,736
Percent admitted 63% 63% 63%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 23% 26%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2,296 96%
ACT 343 14%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 490 580
SAT Math 493 590
SAT Writing 500 580
ACT Composite 21 24
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 19 25
ACT Writing 7 8

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 1/1/1949 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 1/1/1978 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 10/1/1984 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 4/1/1991 -   Accredited
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 4/1/1999 - 4/1/2001 Resigned
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 4/1/2001 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/21/2004 -   Accredited
Maryland Board of Nursing
Registered Nursing Programs 7/1/1972 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1974 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 3/1/2003 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited