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University of Baltimore - Towson University


Online Business Program

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Quick Facts

AACSB Accredited: Yes
ACBSP Accredited: No
Online master's in business degree programs: 1


Full time tuition in-state (per credit) $671
Full time tuition out-of-state (per credit) $936
Part time tuition in-state (per credit) $671
Part time tuition out-of-state (per credit) $936


Total online enrollment: 671
54% Male / 46% Female
Average age for new entrants: N/A
Employer sponsored new students: N/A


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
35% accepted

Financial Aid Available

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants or scholarships) available: Yes

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School Details

Institutional control: Public
About the online program: The UB/Towson MBA is the only Baltimore area MBA program that is AACSB-accredited with the convenience of on-campus and online learning. Students can take all of their courses on-campus, all online, or a combination of on-campus and online learning. In addition, the program differentiates itself by being one of the only AACSB schools with Quality Matters certification for the eight of its core MBA courses. For more information on Quality Matters visit
Average class size: 28
Maximum class size: 30


Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate: N/A
Percent of students who graduate within 3 years (2012-2013) N/A
New student retention rate (2012-2013): N/A
Academic calendar: Semester
Online courses offered: N/A
Same curricula for online and campus students: All
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S.: Yes
Number of times per month faculty provide feedback to students on participation: 4
Amount of courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students: Majority
Class participation graded: Yes
Number of times per week students must login to a typical course: N/A
Instructor response expected within (hours): 24

Academic Integrity

Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments: Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity: Students must take an online plagiarism tutorial, agree to the academic code of conduct available in the online catalog and syllabi, and faculty can use the TurnIt In service.
Students review and sign an ethics statement: Yes


Average online teaching experience: 7 years
Tenured or tenure-track faculty: N/A
Full-time faculty with a doctorate degree: 97% full-time
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online: 32 full-time
Part-time faculty with a doctorate degree: 25% part-time
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus: All

Online learning tools

Bulletin boardsY, Live streaming audioY, Live streaming videoY, Online chatroomsY, Online labsY, Recorded audioY, Recorded videoY, Skype or other visual softwareY, SimulationsY, Web conferencing (webinars)Y

Technology & Support

Recommended Internet connection: Cable
Required Internet connection: 256k
24-7 live tech support: Yes
Courses designed by an outside firm: No
Courses designed by certified instructional designers: No
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: N/A
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: N/A

Student Services

Academic advisingY, BookstoreY, Dedicated business school career centerY, Email addressY, Financial aid office/servicesY, Local area networkY, Access to live librarianY, Access to digitized library materialsY, Mentoring, Technical supportY, Live tutoringY, Writing workshopsY

Student Body

American Indian: 0.3%
Asian: 5.8%
Black or African American: 18.4%
Hispanic: 3.2%
Two or more races: 2.6%
International: 6.8%
Pacific Islander: 0.5%
Unknown: 4.1%
White: 58.2%
Average months work experience of new entrants: N/A
Students who are employed when first enrolling: 80%
Students with prior work experience: N/A


Business-related undergraduate coursework requirement: No
Business-related undergraduate degree requirement: No
Business-related work experience requirement: No
Entrants providing GMAT scores: 56%
Average GMAT score: 510
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA: 100%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.18
Entrants providing GRE scores N/A
Average GRE score: N/A, N/A
Application essay required: Yes
Letters of recommendation required: 2
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts required: 2
Admits applicants living abroad: Yes


Institution is Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) member: No
Institution is GI Bill certified: Yes
Institution Participates in Yellow Ribbon Program: Yes
In-state tuition for all military veterans: Yes

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