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Colleges / Troy University

Troy University

Troy, AL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

Troy University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Troy University, the fee for the application is $30.

Troy University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Troy University's admissions stats.

Troy University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Mean SAT Score 1042
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 5%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 70%
Waitlist No

Troy University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Troy University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to Troy University?

Troy University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Troy University Admissions

How To Get Into Troy University

Getting into Troy University is not competitive. Troy University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Troy University accepted 95% of all applicants, approximately 6,446 of the 6,766 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Troy University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Troy University is not competitive.

Transferring to Troy University

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Troy University

Troy University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Troy University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Troy University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Troy University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

Make sure to check with Troy University for more information on admission factors.

Troy University Application Requirements

To apply to Troy University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Troy University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements rigor of secondary school record
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Troy University?

Students admitted to Troy University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Troy University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Troy University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 5% of Troy University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 70% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Troy University?

To be competitive with other Troy University applicants, you should strive to earn between 943 and 1130 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Troy University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1130 and 25% of scored lower than 943, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Troy University student is 1042.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Troy University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 485 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Troy University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 485 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Troy University?

To be most competitive at Troy University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Troy University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Troy University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Troy University

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Troy University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Troy University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Troy University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Troy University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Troy University.

Does Troy University accept transfer credits?

✅ Troy University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Troy University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Troy University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Troy University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Troy University?

✅ Troy University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Troy University's acceptance rate?

✅ Troy University's acceptance rate is 95%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Troy University?

❌ Troy University does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Troy University?

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Troy University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Troy University? Troy University is a open admission institution. The Troy University acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.


Troy University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Troy University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Troy University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Troy University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

943 - 1130


Math SAT Range

450 - 570


Reading SAT Range

485 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1130 and Above


943 to 1130


943 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Troy University students is 1042. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Troy University, while applicants with SAT scores between 943 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 943 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Troy University.

Troy University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Troy University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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