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Troy University
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  • 4 Year
  • TROY, AL

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

In accord with the latest guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control, Troy University's goal this fall has been a return to a traditional campus experience while maintaining our focus on the health and safety of the campuses. We committed to making necessary adjustments as the situation on campus evolved. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Troy is an above-average public university located in Troy, Alabama. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,741 undergraduate students. The Troy acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Psychology. Graduating 47% of students, Troy alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,400.

About

UNIVERSITY AVENUE
TROY, AL 36082
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference

Troy University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Troy Admissions

Acceptance Rate
88%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1090
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,951 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,855 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 132 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 144 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 142 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
22
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
19
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    17%
  • On Campus
    47%
  • Online
    36%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,741 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,254
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 91 responses
  • Diverse
    43%
  • Average
    18%
  • Southern
    16%
  • Unique
    11%
  • Charismatic
    8%
  • Non-tradition
    3%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 159 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 170 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 103 responses
  • Just right!
    50%
  • Moderate
    16%
  • Wonderful
    10%
  • Small
    9%
  • It is okay
    7%
  • Best for your buck
    3%
  • Comfortable but not easy
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 94 responses

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