Troy University Review

Troy University is a 4-year, public institution headquartered in Troy, Alabama, but with campuses spread throughout the country and the world. There are a total of more than 28,000 students attending Troy University's 60 different locations, including more than 6,000 at its main campus in Alabama. The school has six undergraduate colleges and four colleges that offer graduate programs; distance-learning programs are also offered through Troy.

Troy University School Overview

Troy University was first founded in Alabama in 1887 as a public teaching institution. In the 1950s, the university branched out with satellite campuses at nearby Air Force bases. The university continued to grow, and today operates locations in 17 different U.S. states and 11 different countries.

Troy University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a diverse range of academic disciplines and through a variety of on-campus and electronic formats. In addition to international programs, the school also offers general studies, education and typical liberal arts programs.

Admissions and Enrollment at Troy University

Students seeking acceptance into an undergraduate program at Troy University must submit proof of high school graduation, as well as transcripts and standardized test scores. Troy University also accepts transfer students from 2-year schools and other 4-year universities. Each graduate program available at the school has different standards for accepting students, do require the completion of an undergraduate program.

Campus Facilities and Learning Environments

The main Troy, Alabama, campus of Troy University is comprised of 36 major buildings spread across 360 acres of land. The other largest campuses in the Troy University system are in the Alabama cities of Montgomery, Dothan and Phenix City.

Troy University offers educational programs that are fairly unique, including a master's degree program in health care administration, a bachelor's degree program in deaf sign language interpreting, and a certificate program in polygraph science. The school offers students access to a virtual library consisting of 19,000 text journals and 50,000 full online books.

Overview of Schools and Colleges at Troy University

  • College of Education
  • Sorrell College of Business
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Communication and Fine Arts
  • College of General Studies
  • College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

  • Address: University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082
  • Phone Number: (334) 670-3100