TU

Troy University

600 University Avenue, Troy, United States
All photos (9)
  • Total Documents
    294
  • Class Notes
    285
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    9
  • Currently Enrolled
    50
  • Previously Enrolled
    125

Overview of Troy University (TU)

About this school

Troy University, formerly Troy State, is a public university founded in 1887. Programs are offered through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Communication and Fine Arts, Education, and Health and Human Services. Its 577-acre campus is located in Troy, 50 miles southeast of Montgomery.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:14,000
    • Men:5,596 (40.0%)
    • Women:8,404 (60.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (TU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
University Avenue
City, State, Zip
Troy, AL  36082
Phone
(334) 670-3179
Fax
(334) 670-3815
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Rigor of secondary school record required for freshmen
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
90% of 6,565 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
2078 admitted students enrolled
Men
1487 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.36
375 And Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
465-605 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
480-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
32%
• Score 400 - 500
38%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
1%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |18-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
27%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
16%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (TU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $12,155|Out-of-state: $22,267
  • Room & Board: - $7,946 (64.1789839269849%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,138 (9.191503109603424%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,297 (26.629512963411678%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Troy University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning June 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001047
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,539 (81.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,535 (99.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,535 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$3,648
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 861 (56.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,738
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,522 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,125
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 950 (61.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
372 (19.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,918

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,534 (68.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,465 (98.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,465 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$4,356
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,013 (62.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,757
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,388 (98.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,087
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,121 (48.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2,126 (22.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,439

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (TU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


531

Part-Time Faculty


548

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


13%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,016,464

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1935
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Troy University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


35.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.6%

Programs & Majors (TU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (49)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Surveying Technology/Surveying
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Science, Master of Taxation, Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration¿International, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Management, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (54)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Nursing
  • Art Education
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Education
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education
  • National Security
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Physical Education
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sports Management
  • Taxation

Campus Life (TU)

Location & Geography

Population


18,264

Nearest Metropolitan Area


906 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
35.8 average low in January, 89.4 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
300 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Troy
Nearest Train Station
180 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


16% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


84%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Trojan
School Colors
Cardinal, silver, black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Troy University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, t-day/athletic events (homecoming), activities council, pep rallies

Sororities


13% of women participate

Fraternities


9% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,491

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
14,000
Women
8,404
Men
5,596

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 31.1% Black/African-American
  • 3.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 55.9% White
  • 4.6% Unknown

International Students


4.5% from 61 countries

Average Age


27

Number of Graduate Students


3,521

Student Resources (TU)