Troy University

Troy, AL 36082
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Troy University is one of the fourteen public 4-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in Troy town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 17,521 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,160 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,512 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 70%). Every year 39% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Troy University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,584, and fees were $1,108. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,168 and $1,108 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students17,521
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

The BSN Program is designed to train nurse acquire the necessary skill and expertise in the dynamic world of health care. The school has well qualified lecturers who pay attention to individual students need. Apart from ensuring that each student reaches his/her maximum potential, they also prepare students to pass the licensing exam, NCLEX. Upon passing the exam a graduate takes the title Registered Nurse.

The program is offered at the Troy campus and it can be completed in four and half years. Students are admitted to the BSN Program in the spring and the fall semesters.The deadlines for the submission of application are March 15 and September 15 for fall and spring semesters respectively. Special emphasis in our curriculum enables graduates to work in a variety of areas such as community health, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, oncology, surgery, geriatrics, recovery room, and intensive care .Core courses taught to attain our mission include Pharmacology, Anatomy & Physiology, Adult Health Nursing, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Maternal-Infant Health andGeneral Psychology.

To be admitted to the college,one must:

  • Have completed the courses listed for the freshman and sophomore years on the Program of Studies for the BSN Program.
  • File a written application with the School of Nursing
  • For transfer students a letter of good standing from the previous college
  • Students must submit a CPR certification; agree to drug screening test and background check for criminal history.
  • Have an overall GPA of a least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

The Troy University MSN program is an online based program offered by the Montgomery, Phoenix City and Troy campuses. The program is designed to offer students who have completed baccalaureate programs in nursing an opportunity to further enhance theoretical and practical knowledge in a range of specialty areas.

Students can enroll in the program on a part time or full time study basis for all courses offered online and clinical experience.

Admission Requirements:

  • Application for admission
  • BSN Degree from acredited university
  • Official transcripts  for all baccalaureate level work (acceptable GPA)
  • Official MAT or GRE test scores
  • Current and unencumbered RN License
  • Minimum of one year experience as a practicing RN (for the Family Nurse Practitioner track)

The deadline for applications for admission is the 1st October for the Spring Semester, the 1st of March for the Summer Semester and the 1st of May for the Fall Semester.

Students are required to have a professional liability insurance, drug screen, criminal background check, annual physical exam (including TB skin test), proof of immunity to measles, rubella, mumps, varicella and Hepatitis B as well as Proof of BCLS certification.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 9 46
Bachelor's degree 11 114
Master's degree 17 96
Post-master's certificate 0 7
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 16
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1934 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
10/01/1987 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
07/01/1974 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT945 to 1205
ACT18 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$316/credit
In State Students$316/credit
Out of State Students$632/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$417/credit
In State Students$417/credit
Out of State Students$834/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $14,220 $14,220 $28,440
ADN 70 $22,120 $22,120 $44,240
BSN 125 $39,500 $39,500 $79,000
FNP 50 $20,850 $20,850 $41,700
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Troy University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $4,518
Other Federal Grant 2% $2,379
State Grant & Scholarships 2% $2,246
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 49% $8,178
Federal Student Loans 76% $4,527
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,164
$30,001 to $48,000$15,783
$48,001 to $75,000$15,347
$75,001 to $110,000$15,989
Over $110,000$18,085

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.
Troy University
University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082

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