Troy University Quick Facts
The Troy University Fact Site is a compilation of data to include all Troy University locations. The TROY Fact Site is intended to be a reference with quantifiable data about students, faculty, staff, financial and physical resources. It serves as a source of facts about Troy University and is used by administrators, faculty, staff, alumni and others who may need information.
Founded in 1887 as a normal school to teach teachers, Troy University today is a public, internationally recognized institution serving traditional and nontraditional students in class and online and providing a wide variety of academic programs from the associate to the doctoral level.
Chancellor: Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., the longest-serving, active chancellor or president of a public, four-year university
Motto: “Educate the mind to think, the heart to feel, the body to act.”
Locations: Troy University operates four campuses in Alabama – Troy, Dothan, Montgomery and Phenix City – along with sites in seven U.S. states, locations in both Japan and Korea and partnerships with universities in Vietnam and Malaysia. Support sites operated outside Alabama receive no state funding.
Service Centers in the U.S. are:
- Florida – Altamonte Springs, Fort Walton Beach, Panama City, Pensacola, Tampa and Tyndall Air Force Base
- Georgia – Albany, Atlanta, Augusta, Brunswick and Ft. Benning
- North Carolina – Fayetteville
- South Carolina – Sumter
- Tennessee – Clarksville
- Texas – San Antonio
- Virginia – Hampton Roads
International sites are:
- Japan – Kadena Air Base and Misawa Air Base
- Korea – Camp Humphreys and Osan Air Base
Troy University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Troy University.
In addition to its regional accreditation, Troy University also holds many prestigious specialized accreditations and memberships.
Enrollment: Approximately 17,000
International Student Enrollment: More than 700, representing more than 65 countries
Languages Spoken: Nearly 90 different languages are spoken by TROY students, faculty and staff.
Tuition (Academic Year 2019/2020): Undergraduate – $325 per credit hour (in-state), $650 per credit hour (out-of-state); Graduate – $425 per credit hour (in-state), $850 per credit hour
Faculty/Staff: Troy University employs 1,451 full-time and 1,164 part-time faculty and staff.
Colleges: Troy University is made up of five colleges
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Sorrell College of Business
- College of Communication and Fine Arts
- College of Education
- College of Health and Human Services
Economic Impact: $1.3 billion
Alumni: Troy University has more than 160,000 alumni worldwide. The Troy University Alumni Association has 65 alumni chapters, including international chapters in China, Russia and Vietnam.