Troy University

country rank  514
world rank  1556

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University Overview

Founded in 1887, Troy University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Troy (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Alabama. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dothan, Montgomery, Phenix City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Troy University (TROY) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Troy University (TROY) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym TROY
Founded 1887
Motto Tomorrow's University Today!
Colours Cardinal, black and silver

University Location

Address University Avenue
Troy (population range: 10,000-49,999)
36082-0001 Alabama
United States
T +1 (800) 414 5756
F +1 (334) 670 3735
Other locations Dothan, Montgomery, Phenix City

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Center for International Programs
Troy 36081
+1 (334) 670 3335

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Troy University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • AACSB International
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019