Did You Know?
The Towson University Police Department helps the campus maintain the lowest per capita crime rate in the University System of Maryland, a distinction claimed for 27 years running.
U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges Guide ranked Towson University No. 12 in its 2016 list of the top public colleges and universities in the region (North). TU was also named a Military Friendly School for the sixth year in a row by G.I. Jobs Magazine.
Towson University is Maryland’s largest producer of teachers.
More than 67 percent of the classes offered at TU enroll 30 students or fewer.
In 2015, Towson University alumna Amy Schumer ’03 earned an Emmy Award and wrote and starred in the summer blockbuster film Trainwreck.
Towson University’s campus has become a major regional conference destination, playing host each year to approximately 10,000 meetings, conferences and special events.
Towson University’s WTMD FM (89.7) boasts one of the largest listening audiences of any public radio station in Maryland.
TU students and faculty have been honored with Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony awards.
TU student Destiny Watford was named one of TIME Magazine’s 2016 ‘Next Generation Leaders’ for her environmental activism, fighting to stop a company from building a large incinerator in her Baltimore community. Her environmental advocacy work also earned Watford the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.