Maryland, Baltimore vs. Towson

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University of Maryland, BaltimoreBaltimore, MD
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Towson UniversityTowson, MD
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Public, four-years
Medical school and medical center
School TypePublic, four-years
Master's College and University (larger programs)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
2023 Tuition & Fees
expensive$12,692 Maryland Residents
$42,654 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$10,817 Maryland Residents
$26,820 Out-of-State
expensive$17,453 Maryland Residents
$34,885 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$11,556 Maryland Residents
$20,844 Out-of-State
Less$8,973Average Financial Aid AmountMore$9,387
-Test Scores1,130 SAT
24 ACT
-Acceptance Rate87.92%
(Enrollment Rate)
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Credits for Life ExperiencesAccepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Smaller7,244Total EnrollmentLarger20,856
Smaller930Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger17,907
Larger6,314Graduate Student PopulationSmaller2,949
Smaller1,704Online Student PopulationLarger1,717
Completion & Outcomes
-Graduate Rate72%
-Transfer-out Rate19%
-Retention Rate85%
Special Learning Opportunity
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 424)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 5,351)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $6,650)
Less Students per Faculty7 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty16 to 1
2,867Number of faculties1,696
Higher$105,550Average Faculty SalaryLower$73,396
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.