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Troy University Student Life

Troy University is on a 1,836-acre campus in a rural setting in Troy, Alabama. There are many activities and organizations for Troy University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Troy University also has fraternities and sororities.

Troy University has a thriving Sound of the South. In fact, more students participate in Sound of the South than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Troy University include Sororities/Fraternities, SGA, University Council.

Troy University students' favorite campus traditions are Welcome Week, Homecoming and Commencement.

Does Troy University Offer Student Housing?

Troy University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Troy University students live off campus. In 2021, 14% of undergrads at Troy University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 79% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Troy University. There are 2,348 spots available in on-campus housing for all 12,712 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,768 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Troy University offers coed housing and .

Troy University Athletics

At Troy University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Troy University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is Troy University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Troy University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Troy University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Troy University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Troy University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Troy University, take U.S. Highway 231 to Troy, AL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Troy Municipal Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Alabama you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Troy University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Troy University Students

63%

Women

37%

Men

65%

Full Time

35%

Part Time

70%

In State

30%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

52%

32%

4%

4%

4%

2%

1%

0.33%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

12,712

Graduate Students

3,785

Non-Resident / International Students

271

Troy University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

16,497

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,460

Out-of-State

$22,875

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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