• Address: University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

  • Phone Number: (334) 670-3100

  • Website: https://www.troy.edu/

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About Troy University

Troy University is a public institute which 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. At 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 15:1.

  • The total student strength of the university is 17, 855 which includes both full-time and part-time students.

  • The graduation rate of the institution is 37%.

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

  • Troy University address - University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001.

Troy University Online

The university prides itself on the fact that this is one of the few universities who 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 the online students are web express, web advisor, online library and canvas.

  • 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 which gives access to the databases of the university.

  • Troy University Canvas is the learning management system of the university. The services offered by the canvas tool are online tutoring, research tools, graphs, digital materials, tests, and test statistics.

  • Troy University email is a pathway to clarify students doubts on office tools, and other research tools. 


Troy 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 offers students numerous opportunities. 

     

Troy University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
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Headquartered at

Troy, Alabama

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001047
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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC
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Programmatic Accreditation

CSWE, ACBSP, NASPAA

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Military Friendly, Military Spouse Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Financial Aid, Student Portal , eLibrary , Yellow Ribbon Program, G.I Bill

Branches

Dothan (Alabama)

Companies

Bay County Chamber of Commerce, BayCare Health System, Broadway National Bank, CMA CGM (America) LLC, DACCO, EdAssist, Farm Fresh, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.,

Data Source: https://www.troy.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Troy University Accreditation

The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The university also has many programmatic accreditations which are mentioned below.

  • Business Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

  • Public Administration programs are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public, Policy, Affairs and Administration Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (NASPAA).

  • Sociology program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation (CSWE).

Troy University Campus Life

The campus life of the university is a collection of opportunities, joy, sportsmanship, and ethical diversity. The university gives chance for the students to explore beyond the academics with the help of student organizations and clubs that students host.

  • Troy University Athletics team participates in NCAA 1st division and also in Alabama regional sports.

  • Troy University Football and Basketball teams have the star players among their teams and they frequently participate in Sunbelt Conference.

  • Troy University Bookstore helps students and staff to meet most of their general needs like books, ID, bus pass, clothing, snacks and more.

  • The university encourages all types of culture and the clubs present to represent traditions and culture are evidence of it.

  • Troy University Housing/Dorms are very beautiful and elegant with a well furnished and secured environment which helps in healthy community building among students.

  • Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA), Indian Student Association (ISA), and the International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO) are some of the best tradition and culture representing clubs present in the university.

Troy University Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 15: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 74 % Part Time: 40 %
Total Population 17,855
Student Population Full Time: 10,635 Part Time: 7,220
Gender Division Male: 38 % Female: 62 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 5,952 2,505 3,447
Total Applicants Admitted - 5,431 2,281 3,150
Applicants Enrolled - 1,960 830 1,130
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,727 751 976
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 233 79 154

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 33 %

The College Monk

Female: 40 %

Total Graduation Rate: 37 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Troy University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Troy University

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Literature Safety

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Majors available

Biology

College of Education

Majors available

Education

College of Health and Human Services

Majors available

Arts

The Graduate School

Majors available

Information Systems

The Sorrell College of Business

Majors available

Business Management

Troy University Admissions and Application Requirements

Troy University Acceptance Rate is 91%

Troy University Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $30
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Troy University Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Troy University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 61
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,396
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 3%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 71%
SAT Math 480 average 433 - 528 range
SAT Critical Reading 490 average 430 - 550 range
ACT Composite 22 average 19 - 26 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Troy University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid is provided for those students who are in need to ease up their tuition burden and other charges. The students who need financial aid need to apply for FAFSA. Troy University federal school code is 001047. The financial aid programs are offered in the forms of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Various types of financial aid programs are mentioned below.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, FSEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Direct Unsubsidized Loan.

  • Alabama Student Assistance program and other private aids are the State Aid provided.

  • Institutional Aids consists of Troy Corporate Achiever Scholarship, Transfer Achievement Scholarship, Troy Horizon scholarship, The Alabama Girls State Scholarship, and Transfer Merit Scholarship.

  • Military Aids is composed of the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance program, and Montgomery GI Bill.


Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,518 An Undergraduate student. U.S. National or Eligible Immigrant. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,379 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $4,527 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $4,527 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $4,527 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Alabama Student Assistance Program $2,246 Based on exceptional need, availability of funds, and Federal Pell eligibility March 1st, 2019

Data Source: https://www.troy.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $5,980 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $906 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: https://www.troy.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Troy Corporate Achiever Scholarship $8,178 Undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA. Full-time employees of one of TROY’s corporate partners Varies
Transfer Achievement Scholarship $2,000 3.25 GPA or higher. Students who have completed at least 45 hours of transferable academic credit. Varies
Troy Horizon scholarship $8,178 Undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.5. July 1st, 2019
The Alabama Girls State Scholarship $1,000 Admitted to TROY with at least a 3.0 GPA. Must be or have been a participant & attendee of Alabama Girls State Program. December 1st, 2018
Transfer Merit Scholarship $3,000 3.5 GPA or higher. Students who have completed at least 45 hours of transferable academic credit. Varies

Data Source: https://www.troy.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $11,318
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,747
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,813
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,129
Over $110,000 $15,144

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 41% $4,763
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 72% $9,658
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 39% $5,114
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 57% $8,813
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 72% $6,821
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 72% $6,135
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 10,283
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 811
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $429,060
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $529
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.troy.edu/military/
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 1,564 $9,761
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 1,252 $9,770
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 312 $9,725

Data Source: https://www.troy.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Troy University Library

The library present in the university helps to fulfill its mission and vision by providing access to the most factual information through expert assistance. The university consists of 400,000 bound volumes, 1 million microform, and 40,000 media items. In simple words, it is an infinite source of knowledge and paradise for curious minds. It has 3 libraries at three different locations.

  • The online library has easy search interface which helps students find anything in a single click.

  • The services offered by the online library are citation linker, E-Reserves, Media, Tutorials, email a librarian, and many more.

  • The offline library facilities include ILL, renew books, faculty services, staff directory, printing, computer labs and many more.

  • The live chat with a librarian is a facility which is available only at particular timings of the day.

Troy University Rankings

Some of the rankings given to the university 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'.

Troy University FAQ's

  What GPA do you need to get into Troy University? 


The minimum GPA required to get into Troy University is 2.0.

  What type of college is Troy University?


Troy University is a public institution.

  Is Troy University accredited?


Yes, the University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

  Are the online programs accredited?


Yes, the various programs are accredited by ACEN, CSWE, ACBSP, NASPAA.

  How many students does Troy University have?


The total number of students is 17,855

  How much does it cost to go to Troy University?


The total cost of Troy University is $19,815.

  What is the FAFSA/Federal School Code of Troy University?


the FAFSA/Federal School Code of Troy University is 001047.

  What is the acceptance Rate of Troy University?


The acceptance Rate of Troy University is 91%.

  What is the graduation rate at Troy University?


The graduation rate is 37%.

  What is the Student-Faculty Ratio at Troy University?


The Student-Faculty Ratio at Troy University is 15:1.

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