The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Towson University has more expensive tuition & fees ($25,516) than UNCW ($21,303).
  • It is harder to admit to UNCW than Towson University.
  • UNCW has a higher submitted SAT score (1,270) than Towson University (1,130).
  • UNCW has higher submitted ACT score (26) than Towson University (24).
  • Towson University has more students with 21,917 students while UNCW has 17,915 students.
  • Towson University has more full-time faculties with 930 faculties while UNCW has 725 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of North Carolina Wilmington and Towson University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UNCWTowson University
UNCWvs.Towson University
Wilmington, North CarolinaLocationTowson, Maryland
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$7,238
Out-Of-State$21,303
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,464
Out-Of-State$25,516
50% ($6,744)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($9,405)
$6,744Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,405
66.52 %Acceptance Rates77.30 %
27.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.82 %
1,270SAT Score1,130
26ACT Score24
74 %Graduation Rate73 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
84 %Retention Rate85 %
17,915Student Population21,917
725Number of Faculties930
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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