Troy University Overview
Troy University is a public institution situated in Troy, Alabama. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Troy draws many to the area.
What Is Troy University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at TROY.
- For the 2019-2020 academic year, 54% of the faculty were full-time.
Troy University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
TROY has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at TROY.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards TROY has earned from around the web.
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|#18||Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
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|#38||Best Education Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is Troy University?
Contact details for TROY are given below.
|Address:||University Avenue, Troy, AL 36082-0001|
How Do I Get Into TROY?
You can apply to TROY online at: www.troy.edu/applications-admissions/index.html
Admission Requirements for TROY
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into TROY?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.
Average Test Scores
About 6% of students accepted to TROY submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 475 and 565. Math scores were between 460 and 540.
Can I Afford Troy University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At TROY, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $5,148 a year. That adds up to $20,592 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at TROY is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Troy University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,785 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8,208 full-time undergraduates at TROY, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Troy University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,304|
|Hispanic or Latino||319|
Alabama students aren't the only ones who study at Troy University. At this time, 31 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 78 countries are represented at TROY. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Nepal.
Online Learning at Troy University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at TROY has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of TROY
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Troy University was $8,908 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $16,708. The following table shows how TROY is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
Online Growth Rankings of TROY
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Troy University was 5.6%. This is the #1,531 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TROY regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TROY majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TROY ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at TROY.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|American Sign Language||#7|
|Other Public Administration||#21|
|International Relations & National Security||#41|
|General Social Sciences||#63|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||#79|
|Political Science & Government||#80|
|Geography & Cartography||#81|
|Public Relations & Advertising||#97|
|General English Literature||#105|
|Teaching English or French||#107|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||#165|
|English Language & Literature||#200|
|Health & Physical Education||#241|
|Human Resource Management||#262|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#265|
|Communication & Journalism||#285|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#332|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#402|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#424|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Troy University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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