Troy University

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School Overview

Troy University is a large public university located in Troy, Alabama. More than 30,000 students are enrolled at the school. Numerous undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered at Troy University. Additionally, this university offers programs for non-traditional students with busy schedules. Numerous student support services, including academic and career advising, are available on campus. Students interested in participating in research can find plenty of opportunities while studying at the university. Troy University provides generous scholarships to students who participate in extra-curricular activities and excel in the classroom.

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has recognized Troy University as an accredited university.

General Information

Admission Office

University Avenue, Adams Administration 111

Troy, AL 36082

(334) 670-3179

(800) 551-9716

Fax: (334) 670-3733



Contact: Buddy Starling

Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address
University Avenue

Troy, AL 36082

(334) 670-3100

www.troy.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 21,144

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,908

Degree-seeking undergrads: 20,899

Graduate enrollment: 7,159

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,264 $4,492 $4,924 $5,860 +19.01%
Books and Supplies $920 $1,012 $1,062 $1,072 +0.94%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $5,072 $5,286 $5,441 $5,716 +5.05%
Other $3,176 $3,270 $3,408 $3,442 +1.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,512 $5,600 $4,572 $4,912 +7.44%
Other $3,382 $3,480 $4,878 $5,100 +4.55%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $13,432 $14,060 $14,835 $16,090 +8.46%
In-state Off Campus $14,078 $14,584 $15,436 $16,944 +9.77%
In-state with Family $5,184 $5,504 $5,986 $6,932 +15.80%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,428
In-state Student Fees $532
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,856
Out-of-state Student Fees $532

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,504 82%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,204 66% $5,463,912 $4,538
• Federal grants 761 42% $3,050,171 $4,008
• Pell grants 761 42% $2,974,978 $3,909
• Other federal grants 37 2% $75,193 $2,032
Institutional scholarships or grants 65 4% $166,331 $2,559
Institutional grants or scholarships 544 30% $2,247,410 $4,131
Student loan financial aid 1,242 68% $7,485,545 $6,027
• Federal student loans 1,239 68% $7,203,266 $5,814
• Other student loans 37 2% $282,279 $7,629

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 3307 2245 493 54
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 53
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 51
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 2
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 1440 841 27
Accounting 129
Business Administration and Management 307 641
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 114
Business/commerce 709 27
Finance 76
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 200
Management Information Systems 21
Marketing, Other 84
Communication and Journalism Programs 75
Journalism 25
Radio and Television 40
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 10
Computing and Information Sciences 141 12 6
Computer and Information Sciences 141 12 6
Education 192 568 54
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 13
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 29 7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 5 3
Education 365
Educational Leadership and Administration 26 12
Elementary Education and Teaching 134 107 35
Secondary Education and Teaching 27 13
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 26 12
Engineering Technology 20
Surveying Technology/surveying 20
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 26
English Language and Literature 26
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Foreign Languages and Literatures 3
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 109 37 124
Athletic Training/trainer 11
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 92 37 124
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 6
History 30
History 30
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 421 84
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 84
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 421
Human Services 66 251
Public Administration 251
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 41
Social Work 25
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 10 336
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 10 336
Mathematics and Statistics 33
Mathematics 33
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 16
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 16
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Environmental Science 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 60 29
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 60 29
Physical Sciences 11
Chemistry 8
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 363 195
Community Psychology 82
Counseling Psychology 113
Psychology 363
Social Sciences 209 212
International Relations and Affairs 212
Political Science and Government 68
Social Sciences 134
Sociology 7
Visual and Performing Arts 43
Art/art Studies 38
Music 5
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Resources and technology management B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Surveying Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Language Interpretation/Translation B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Rehabilitation B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Troy University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(334) 670-3100
Website:www.troy.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.troy.edu/admissions/
Address:University Avenue, Troy, AL 36082-0001
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:17,855
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,149 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,260
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,484
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,658

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Troy University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Troy University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services185
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education349
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs131
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Physical Sciences2
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Social Sciences52
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total334428

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Troy University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education26
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences42
Grand total211516

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Troy University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,260
Out-of-state$15,484
Books and supplies$1,129

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,948
Out-of-state$15,094

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,35580%
Grant or scholarship aid1,22772%$9,658
Student loan aid1,22672%$6,821

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid8,96863%$7,047
Federal student loans8,67961%$9,438

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Troy University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Troy University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,9522,5053,447
Percent admitted100%91%91%
Percent admitted who enrolled33%33%33%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Troy University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment17,855
Undergraduate enrollment14,144
Graduate enrollment3,711

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Troy University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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