- Top 100 Public Institution in the U.S., “Forbes” 2022 Top Colleges
- Top 9% Universities worldwide by Center for World University Rankings
- Top 40 U.S. Best of the Best LGBTQ+ Friendly Schools, “Campus Pride”
About This CampusOne of the nation’s top 100 public universities, Towson University offers a welcoming environment for living and learning, close to many educational, cultural and community resources.
The backdrop for learning is TU’s beautiful 329-acre suburban campus, located eight miles north of Baltimore and less than an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C. Throughout the region, Towson University’s strong partnerships with public and private organizations provide unique opportunities for research, internships and jobs.
Towson University offers students the best of both worlds. We have the academic programs and exceptional faculty typical of a large university coupled with the close-knit community and personalized approach of a small college. TU’s wide range of extracurricular activities contribute to a dynamic student experience.
Location InformationTowson is within easy driving distance of major East Coast cities. The campus is eight miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles from Washington, D.C., and less than 200 miles to New York, placing you at the center of the nation's bustling Northeast corridor.
Helpful InformationNSE students are given priority registration (first day of Senior registration) their first semester at Towson. Second semester registration is based on class standing.