Troy is a city with a population of roughly 19,000 that is located in Pike County, Alabama. Notwithstanding its relatively small size, the population of the town has grown by nearly 25% over the last decade. As the home of Troy University, a higher education institution with over 31,000 students, the city of Troy is considered a college town. The city is greatly influenced by the influx of thousands of new students each year.
With just over 31,000 student (23,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate) Troy University students (9,000 of which are located at its main campus) exhibit a large influence on local city life, culture and entertainment. The university is considered a comprehensive public institution and offers a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs (bachelor’s, master’s, education specialist and doctoral) in various academic fields and disciplines. The university was founded in 1887 and is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Troy University is often referred to as Alabama’s International University given its strong international education programs which attract students from countries worldwide.
Below you can review profiles for colleges and universities located in and around Troy, Alabama, and find links to additional information on institutions of interest.
Adams Administration 111 University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082
main phone: (334) 670-3100
admission phone: (334) 670-3179
admission fax: (334) 670-3733
Troy University has a total enrollment of 28,000+ students and offers a largy selction of associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Troy offers associate’s degree in business, computer and information sciences, nursing and liberal arts. The school offers bachelor’s degrees in biology, business administration, human resources, communications, journalism, education, engineering technology (surveying), English, nursing, health sciences, criminal justice, human services, liberal arts, psychology and several other disciplines. Masters degree programs at Troy include business administration (MBA), human resources, computer and information sciences, education, criminal justice multi/interdisciplinary studies, sports and fitness administration, psychology and international relations.