Troy University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Troy University is a large four-year, public school with 17,765 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1887 and is the only institution located in Troy, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
Troy University will give you the opportunity to earn an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Troy University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Psychology, Education, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Troy University student retention rate is fair at 79% (well above Alabama average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Troy University is low: 40%. Around 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Troy University is pretty decent, 15:1. Learn more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,900
Medium
Average tuition charges are slightly high, $13,800 a year. The additional fees at Troy University beyond tuition are around $1,100; this totals $14,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Troy University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
92%
Easy
As reported in recent data, 5,569 applications were submitted and 5,116 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Troy University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,000
Low
Troy University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Troy University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Troy University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $3,000 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Troy University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Troy University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Troy University Location and Maps



Post Address: Troy University, University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001, USA
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