88%

Acceptance Rate

$8,016

Avg.Financial Aid

001047

FAFSA Code

About Troy University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

16,981

Website

www.troy.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Troy University (TU) is a public institute that opened its doors on February 26th, 1887 with the name Troy State School. In 1893, the name of it changed to Troy State Normal College. In the beginning, the intention of opening the institution was to train teachers for Alabama’s schools.

On December 14th, 1967 the institution got a university status and changed its name to Troy State University and after 8 years, the university opened a new branch in Dothan.

In 2004, the majority voted to drop state in its name and changed its name to Troy University so that it gives the unified sense of naming.

The university has dedicated itself to promote discovery and exploration of knowledge and its applications and its life-long success through effective teaching, service, creative partnerships, relating research with study and financial support. The university believes understanding and exploration of knowledge gives applicable results.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 16:1.

  • The graduation rate of the institution is 37%.

  • The base of operation for the university is present at Troy, Alabama.

Online Education at Troy University

The university prides itself on the fact that this is one of the few universities that are very successful in offering all the programs online which they are offering on the campus. The university offers complete flexible programs with great control over the pace of the study for students.

  • The major services given for online students are web express, web advisor, and online library.

  • The university has a user-friendly open education software package through which most of the distance learning takes place.

  • The web express and web advisor is a special service that gives access to the databases of the university.


Reviews

Reviews given by students are mentioned below. 

  • The university is very big, beautiful and provides a lot of things to explore.

  • The professors make sure that their teachings are reaching students.

  • The campus is fully secured 24/7.

  • The university has many clubs and organizations which offer students numerous opportunities.

Location & Contact

Address

University Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3346703100
Fax: 3346703774
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Rankings

Some of the rankings obtained are mentioned below.

  • The university ranked #237th in 'America’s Best College' by Forbes.

  • According to the US News, this university ranked #107th in 'Regional Universities-South'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-November

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

88%

SAT Range

960 - 1145

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The acceptance rate of TU is 88% and it follows an open admission policy, you can enroll in the university easily if you qualify the eligibility and requirements. The average SAT score requirement at Troy University is 1052 and the average ACT score should be 21.

The total student enrollment in the university (online) is 1,960 which includes 1,727 full-time and 233 part-time students.

The application fee for undergraduate students is $30 and for graduate students, it is $50. 

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,114

Average Annual Cost

$7,800

Books And Supplies

$1,138

Other Fees

$1,108

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,804

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,297

Total One Year Cost

$20,147

Knowing about the Annual cost to attend the University is the major concerning thing while taking admissions. You might be curious to know about the annual cost expenditure for Troy University. So have a look!

The average annual price to attend the university on a full-time basis is $7,800 and the net price costs up to $12,114. The fee comprises $1,138 for books and supplies, $6,804 for a room and board plan, $1,108 for other fees, $3,297 for other expenses suming up together, the total one year cost to attend amount to $20,147.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$24

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

299 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

280 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

257 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

193 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

180 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

177 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

124 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

114 Graduates

Biology, General

84 Graduates

Public Administration and Social Se...

74 Graduates

Social Work

74 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

73 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

68 Graduates

Political Science and Government

55 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

53 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

47 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

40 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

32 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

31 Graduates

History

31 Graduates

Mathematics

29 Graduates

Sociology

28 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

23 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

21 Graduates

Music

21 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

17 Graduates

Anthropology

15 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

13 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

12 Graduates

Marketing

12 Graduates

Chemistry

10 Graduates

American Sign Language

9 Graduates

Journalism

9 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

8 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

Engineering-Related Technologies

7 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

7 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Dance

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

13,452

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

40%

Full-time

68%

Part-time

32%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

51% White

4% Unknown

31% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

23%

Out Of State

75%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$49,133 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,300/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,504/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,504/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Trojans

School Colors

cardinal, black, and silver

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sun Belt Conference

Total Male Athletes

299

Total Female Athletes

192

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At TU, $6,804 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Troy University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at TU costs around $3,504 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 37% male and 63% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,000

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$228 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,016

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,940

Students Receiving State Aid

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,554

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,060

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,061

$30K - $48K

$3,947

$48K - $75K

$3,112

$75K - $110K

$4,399

> $110K

$5,246

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$23,743,299

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$29,131,131

Financial Aid is provided for those students who are in need to ease up their tuition burden and other charges. The financial aid programs are offered in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The students who need financial aid need to apply for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form. The federal school code is 001047.

By learning about the various sources of aid and the application process, you can make sure that you get the most financial aid as possible. Completing the application process prior to the assigned deadlines will give you a better opportunity to secure your financial aid.

  • The average financial aid package for incoming first-year students is $12,161. Approximately 72% of new students obtain some form of financial aid, the majority of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.

  • Merit-based scholarships are offered through the Presidential Scholarship Program.

  • Through the help of TMS (Tuition Management System), the university offers the University's Tuition Payment Plan. 

  • The Federal Direct Loan offers the best available rates and repayment terms, regardless of credit history.

Another financing option includes the Federal Direct PLUS Loan, which has competitive rates and repayment terms, but the parent's creditworthiness must be assessed first.

The Percentage of Aid offered to the students per year per year is given below:

  • Around 80% of students receive Gift Aid for an average amount of $8,016.

  • A total of 46% of students receive Federal Grant Aid for an average amount of $4,940.

  • An average amount of $2,554 is offered as State Aid to 1% of students.

  • And 51% of students receive Institutional Aid for an average amount of $8,060.

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