Troy University Requirements for Admission, ACT & SATS Scores, and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)
For this years entry, the unconditional admission requirements require you to have a 2.0 GPA, and an ACT of 20 at composite or a SAT score minimum composite of 950. ACT and SAT scores are not required by mature applicants (over 25 years old).
For conditional admission the applicant must have a minimum ACT composite score of 20 or a SAT of 950 if their GPA is less than 2.0. If their ACT composite score is from 17 to 19, or their SAT score from 830 to 949 then their high school GPA must be 2.5 or more.
Last years entry had an ACT (25th-75th percentile) range at Composite of 18 – 24.
The Troy University tuition fees are $9,416 for in-state and $17,336 for out of state students. It is a moderately selective college accepting 67.2% of applicants.
An Overview of Troy University Facts
Troy University is a public, coeducational establishment located in a rural setting in the city of Troy, AL.
Presently, there are 21,499 studying at Troy. Of which, 16,316 (75.9%) learn at the undergrad level, while 5,183 G (24.1%) take postgrad classes. Of the undergraduates, 9,141 attend class full time whereas 7,175 are there part-time.
Geographically, 60% come from instate while 40% come from out of state. There are around 4% from foreign countries. There are 10,075 women attending Troy University, with 6,241 men studying at the undergraduate, making the ratio approximately 38:62. With regards to ethnic background, the UG student body is broken down to 49% White, 1% Asian, 36% black, and 3% Hispanic/Latino.
The university is currently ranked as the 76th best in the Regional South university rankings by the USNEWS U.S. News & World Report.
The Troy University tuition fees are $7,920 for those coming from the same state, and $15,840 for those coming from out of state. Also add $6,346 for room and board expenses, $1,100 for required books, and $1,496 in additional fees. Bringing the cost to learn at this academic establishment to $16,862 for in-state students and $24,782 for undergraduates from other states.
Troy University offers a needs-based scholarship fund of $77,620,128, and has non-needs based funding of $37,619,424 available, a total of $115,239,552 accessible as grants to their scholars. Average monetary aid given to each scholar is $5,773; around 80% of students are provided some kind of help with finances.
Troy University is a moderately selective institution with acceptance rates of around 71%. In the previous year 6,530 applied, of which 4,667 were admitted. Of the students accepted 2,989 (64%) went on to enroll to the school.
The application costs for applying to the academic institution are $30 for UGs and $50 for post grad study.
38% of students submitted ACTs: median ranges are 18 – 23 (51% of submissions) for Composite, 18 – 23 (42%) at English, and 18 – 23 (40%) for Mathematics. The 25 to 75% percentiles were 17 – 24 for Composite, 16 – 22 Math, and 17 – 25 English.
Some essential admission factors for acceptance into the school include Secondary school record, and standardized test scores. Other important aspects for entrance include the essay, interview, particular ability, extracurricular activities, alumnae relationship, character, and recommendations.
The application address for studying at Troy is University Avenue Troy, AL 36082. The telephone number is (334) 670-3100, and the admissions website is http://admissions.troy.edu/.
Academic Study Programs
The school offers around 70 degree programs (46 Bachelor’s, 22 Master’s, and 2 at the doctoral level), with the most prevalent being at Business Administration and Nursing. Class sizes are as follows: less than 20 (55%), 20 to 49 (44%), and 50 or more (1%).
There are four campuses, with the largest one found at downtown in Troy, Alabama. In all, the campuses cover an area of 650 acres.
Sports teams play at the NCAA DIVISION I-A level in the Sun Belt Conference. The sports teams are called the Trojans. Men take part in seven varsity sports, and women take part in eight events, making a total of 15 varsity events.
The institution employs in the region of 1,398 full-time academic faculty, and 579 part time (giving a total of 1977). The student : teacher ratio is 19 : 1.
Graduation Rates, Average Years to Graduation
Around 26% of undergraduate students graduate within four years, and 44% graduate within six years. In the previous year, 6,045 scholars graduated the institution; these received 3,307 Bachelor’s degrees, and 2,245 postgraduate degrees.
As the costs to attend Troy are lower than many of the other colleges in the area, yet still offers a good level of education, it is therefore considered by many to offer very good value for money.
Courses at Troy are considered to be fairly intense but not overly difficult, and if you are prepared to put in the effort you should be able to be very successful with your studies. That said the university offers a lot of support for those who are struggling. The level of education is considered to be on par with most of the other major universities and colleges in Alabama and the neighboring state areas. Lots of students comment that the class sizes (typically around 20 to 25 people) means that it is easy to quickly get to know the professors and lecturers.
Many students comment on the size of the township of Troy itself, and think that the college is best suited by those who like a small town feel. Great for those who don’t want to be too distracted from their studies, but perhaps not the best environment for big city lovers. The small town feel makes it easy to make friends both on and off campus.
Food on campus at SAGA is considered to be pretty good, with a wide range of healthy (and not so healthy) eating options available. Troy city offers the usual fast food outlets and a couple of finer dining establishments.
The campus and the local town are considered safe by the students, with security guards regularly patrolling throughout the night.
Many have commented that the dorms are not of the highest standards with most overdue renovation work. Although the newer accommodations are much nicer they still lack many features, such as cookers to make your own food.
There are more than 150 clubs and activities available to students, so most people can find something to occupy themselves with. The sports teams (Trojans) are fun to watch, and the university shows movies.
Troy University Address, Maps, & GPS
600 University Avenue
HOW TO DRIVE THERE: GPS COORDINATES
N31 48 05 W85 57 33
N 31 48.090 W 85 57.553
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Troy Quick Facts
Endowment: $48,144,000 (605th best ranking)
Chancellor: Dr. Jack Hawkins
Cost to attend: (instate) $16,862 ; Out of State $24,782
College Ranking: 630th Nationally, Forbes
Number of Students: 21,499
Troy University Website: http://www.troy.edu
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