Troy University Quick Facts
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 second 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/Ft. Gordon, Brunswick and Columbus/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, Osan Air Base and Yongsan Army Garrison
Accreditation: 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.
International Student Enrollment: More than 1,000, representing 76 countries
Languages Spoken: Nearly 90 different languages are spoken by TROY students, faculty and staff.
Tuition (Academic Year 2018/2019): 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 1,447 full-time and 1,877 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 annually
Alumni: Troy University has more than 167,000 alumni worldwide. The Troy University Alumni Association has 64 local alumni chapters in the United States and international chapters in China, Russia and Vietnam.