Towson, Maryland (MD) Colleges and Universities

There are 22 public and private not-for-profit schools in the Towson, Maryland, area. Here you can explore key attributes of the schools nearby to help you narrow down your college options.

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Get a feel for the non-specialty schools around Towson, Maryland, by checking out their student populations, distance from town, graduation rates, and net prices. The statistics detailed have been calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Towson, Maryland

Most of the schools closest to Towson are in the nearby city of Baltimore. There is one school located directly in Towson, but it is actually slightly further from downtown than one of the Baltimore options. The nearest schools are as follows:

  • Goucher College (less than a mile from downtown)
  • Towson University (1.3 miles from downtown)
  • Loyola University Maryland (3.4 miles from downtown)
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University (3.4 miles from downtown)
  • Stevenson University (4.4 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools near Towson, Maryland

The biggest schools around Towson are a nice mix of public universities, private schools, and community colleges. They're also located in both urban and suburban settings, giving those who want a large college experience a healthy spread of options. The largest schools are:

  • Johns Hopkins University (22,686 students)
  • Towson University (22,284 students)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (22,179 students)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County (13,839 students)
  • Howard Community College (9,632 students)

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  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
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  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

The calculation of net price is conducted by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received from the costs of attendance. In this section, you'll find figures that only apply to full-time undergraduate students during the 2014-2015 school year. There are several community colleges in the Towson area offering relatively inexpensive tuition. The lowest net prices belong to:

  • Harford Community College ($3,224)
  • Carroll Community College ($5,022)
  • Baltimore City Community College ($5,951)
  • Howard Community College ($7,239)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County ($8,376)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates you encounter within this section are applicable only to undergraduate students going to school full time. They're based on 150% of the typical amount of time needed to complete a program during the 2015 school year. Johns Hopkins University is both the largest school on the list and the one with the best graduation rate at 94%. The next highest rates are claimed by:

  • Loyola University Maryland (81%)
  • McDaniel College (70%)
  • Towson University (70%)
  • Goucher College (69%)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County (63%)

While students in Towson don't have the most extensive list of options, there are a decent amount of schools nearby offering a variety of college experiences.

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