Troy University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Troy University Description:

Troy University's main campus is located in Troy, Alabama, but the school is actually made up of a network of 60 campuses throughout the world, including four in Alabama (Troy, Montgomery, Phenix City and Dothan). Troy is a public university with relatively low costs when compared to similar schools. The university has a large distance learning program, and the business fields are the most popular among undergraduates. On the student life front, Troy has an active marching band and many Greek organizations. In athletics, the Troy University Trojans compete in the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference.

Admissions Data (2016):

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 17,855 (14,144 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 66% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,260 (in-state); $15,484 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,129 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,528
  • Other Expenses: $3,189
  • Total Cost: $19,106 (in-state); $26,330 (out-of-state)

Troy University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 80%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 72%
    • Loans: 72%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,658
    • Loans: $6,821

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer and Information Sciences, Criminal Justice Studies, Elementary Education, Nursing, Psychology, Social Sciences

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 74%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 8%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 18%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 38%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Track and Field, Baseball, Tennis, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Rodeo, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Troy University Mission Statement:

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"Troy University is a public institution comprised of a network of campuses throughout Alabama and worldwide. International in scope, Troy University provides a variety of educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, nontraditional and emerging electronic formats. Academic programs are supported by a variety of student services which promote the welfare of the individual student. Troy University's dedicated faculty and staff promote discovery and exploration of knowledge and its application to life-long success through effective teaching, service, creative partnerships, scholarship and research."

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