Office of Financial Aid

Office of Financial Aid


Let us help you!

Troy University is committed to providing exceptional service to students and their families who apply for financial assistance. The Office of Financial Aid offers a variety of services and programs designed to help you find ways to meet the costs of education. We want you to succeed at Troy University.


The CARES Act funding covers expenses related to the disruption of normal campus operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.



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Cost of Attendance

Review estimates for tuition and fees, room and board and other college expenses. 

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Net Price Calculators

Calculate your estimated cost of attendance based on what similar students paid in a previous year.

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Apply for Aid

Explore the steps for applying for financial aid and understand how it is awarded. 

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Financial Aid Information

Information for parents and prospects including important deadlines, obtaining an FSA ID,  and tax credits and deductions. 



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Types of Aid

Learn more about the different forms of financial aid accepted by Troy University. 

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Forms & Policies

Application Checklist, worksheets, important forms and policies and procedures.

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Tools to help plan a budget for college expenses.

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A collection of answers to many common questions. 


Questions about Financial Aid

How do I apply for financial aid?

Your first step, before requesting financial aid, is to apply for admission to Troy University. To apply for financial aid, you will need to have an FSA ID, which can be obtained from After those criteria have been met you will then be ready to complete and submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)


I have applied for financial aid. What is my next step?

After you have applied for aid you will need to monitor your TROY email for updates and requests that may come from the Financial Aid office ( Please send any requested documents to us via email from your TROY account. Throughout the process you should check the status of your financial aid.



How do I check my financial aid status?

Visit the Financial Aid Self-Service portal. You may also submit a Helpdesk ticket to the Financial Aid Office and a representative will contact you within 24 business hours.


 When will I receive my financial aid?

After you have been awarded financial aid, and successfully responded to your financial aid offer, you will need to complete the Entrance Counseling and the Master Promissory Note ( the Entrance Counseling and Promissory Note are only required if you are accepting loan funds) at Disbursements are released within 24-48 hours after the final day to drop/add classes each semester or term. Any refunds will be sent within 2-3 business days after aid has been disbursed to the school.


Is the Cost of College Worth It?

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For as long as most of us can remember, the idea of attending college and earning a bachelor’s degree after high school has been a logical next step on the way to achieving a fulfilling professional career and personal success. But in recent years, the changing higher education landscape has left some students and families questioning the value of a degree relative to the cost of attending college.

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