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College Deliberately: Towson University

Towson University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and career located in the city of Towson, MD. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Psychology and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

Towson University

place 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD 21252-0001
phone Phone: (410) 704-2000
web Web: http://www.towson.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Towson University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1949-01-01 2021-01-01
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Towson University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Towson University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 99
Lacrosse Men’s 54
Baseball Men’s 36

The complete list of sports at Towson University is available for members.

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Tuition for Towson University is in the 32.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Towson University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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Created: 05/06/2012
A subreddit for Towson students, community members, and alumni.
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Subreddit for Baltimore, Maryland.
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A community for redditors residing in or otherwise interested in the State of Maryland, USA.
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The place for news articles about current events in the United States and the rest of the world. Discuss it all here.
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A place for all of us marching band geeks to get together and share spicy memes, help each other out, or just spread the love. Let’s march forth… together!
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r/Asexual is dedicated to bringing asexual awareness to any and all who come here. Asexuality is an orientation defined by little to no sexual attraction to anyone. Our goal here is to provide a welcoming home for any and all asexuals to come to, as well as provide a warm atmosphere for anyone to ask questions over asexuality. Whether you are an asexual, questioning if you are asexual, or just have questions as to what asexuality’s about, this is the community for you. Welcome! Have some cake!
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Created: 10/12/2013
A subreddit dedicated to people freaking out, melting down, losing their cool, or being weird in public.
10 members.
Created: 01/11/2014
Welcome to the field the World Famous Towson University Marching Band!!! All things TUMB! Football, marching band, music, show, and wackiness.
106 members.
Created: 01/18/2015
The subreddit for fans of Towson University’s Maryland radio station -89.7 FM, WTMD.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Towson University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Towson University within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Towson University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 0.5mi around Towson University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Towson University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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