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Troy University is a public university located in Troy, Alabama. It was originally founded in 1887 as "Troy Normal School". Troy University was ranked the 25th best university in the United States for international students by the Institute of International Education in 2008. The main campus is spread across an area of 600 acres. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through several academic divisions which include:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Communication and Fine Arts
  • College of Education
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • Sorrell College of Business
Troy University's athletic department has men's and women's sports teams that take part in a variety of sports. The sports teams are nicknamed the Trojans and their official mascot is T-Roy.

Profile of Troy UniversityTroy, Alabama is home to Troy University. Troy is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Troy University go up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Students commonly pursue studies in business and management.

Troy University Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.

FacultyTroy University has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 28, 955 enrolled students .

Student LifeA lot of students at Troy University attend part-time. The school offers students meal plans. Troy University values student athletics, and belongs to the Sun Belt Conference.

Troy University Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"UNIVERSITY MISSION STATEMENT Troy University is a public institution comprised of a network of campuses throughout Alabama and worldwide. International in scope, Troy University provides a variety of educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse Student Enrolment in traditional, nontraditional, and emerging electronic formats. Academic programs are supported by a variety of student services which promote the welfare of the individual student. Troy University's dedicated faculty and staff promote discovery and exploration of knowledge and its application to life-long success through effective teaching, service, creative partnerships, scholarship and research. "

Troy University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 937business management, human resources, business and related services, business, accounting, marketing studies, finance, MIS
Education and Teaching1, 313education, elementary school teaching, educational administration, secondary teaching, teacher ed, school Counselling, early childhood education, adult Education
Liberal Arts689liberal arts and humanities, international relations, social services, political science, English, history, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, . . .
Therapy and Counselling523Counselling psychology, psychology, community psychology
Security and Law Enforcement362criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration
Family and Social Work312public administration, social service professions, social work
Computer Science and Engineering162computer and info science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine153registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy67sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, rehabilitation
Media65radio and television, journalism
Science61biology, chemistry, physical sciences, marine biology
Art Studies31art studies
Mathematics17mathematics
Engineering Technician11surveying tech
Conservation and Resource Management9environmental science
Music5music
Contact: Troy UniversityTroy University

University Avenue

Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

General Phone: (334) 670-3100

http://www.troy.edu

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