Resources › For Students and Parents Troy University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print The Troy University Trojan. Frank Morales R / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated January 10, 2018 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): Troy University Acceptance Rate: 91%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 455 / 550SAT Math: 470 / 610SAT Writing: - / -Compare Alabama SAT scoresSun Belt SAT comparison chartACT Composite: 18 / 24ACT English: 17 / 25ACT Math: 16 / 23What these ACT numbers meanCompare Alabama ACT scoresSun Belt ACT comparison chart Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 17,855 (14,144 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female66% 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: $6,528Other Expenses: $3,189Total 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 AidGrants: 72%Loans: 72%Average Amount of AidGrants: $9,658Loans: $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, BasketballWomen's Sports: Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Rodeo, Basketball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Troy University, You May Also Be Interested in These Schools: Auburn University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of North Alabama: Profile Samford University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTuskegee University: Profile Florida State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Georgia: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphStillman College: ProfileAlabama A & M University: ProfileClark Atlanta University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAlabama State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphMississippi State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphJacksonville State University: Profile Troy University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://trojan.troy.edu/mission-statement.html "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."