Troy University is on a 1,836-acre campus in the rural setting of Troy, Alabama.
There are many activities and organizations for Troy University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Troy University has fraternities and sororities.
Troy University has the Sound of the South. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
This table offers information on housing at Troy University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||16%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,020|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,786|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||84%|
Troy University offers housing for students. 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 2022, 16% of undergrads at Troy University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 84% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Troy University. There are 2,020 spots available in on-campus housing for all 11,297 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,786 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Troy University offers coed housing.
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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's 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||√||√|
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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Troy University, take U.S. Highway 231 to Troy, AL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Troy Municipal Airport airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Troy University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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