Troy University

College of Health and Human Services

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.
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 95.93%
Average number of students tested annually: 56
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Troy University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 50 98 90.26
2011 60 96.7 88.43
2010 58 93.1 85.21
2009 47 95.7 89.47
What is this?
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

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.

Program accreditations: NLNAC

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Clinical Nurse Specialists 39
Nursing Informatics 34
Nurse Practitioners 47

RN to BSN/MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nursing Informatics 33
Nurse Practitioners 47
Clinical Nurse Specialists 39
What is this?

Program accreditations: NLNAC

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to DNP

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Clinical Nurse Specialists 65-69
Nurse Practitioners 66-69
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Accreditations

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

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Remote
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Admissions

91%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading455 to 550
SAT: Math470 to 610
ACT Composite18 to 24
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

Cost

$10,283

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,318
30k to 48k$12,747
48k to 75k$13,813
75k to 110k$13,129
Over 110k$15,144
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Financial Aid & Loan

63%

Recipients

$7,047

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

41%

Recipients

$4,763

Average Amount

Pell grants

61%

Recipients

$9,438

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

14,144

Undergrads

3,711

Graduates

10,984

Women

6,871

Men

60%

Full-time

40%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
48%
Black/African American
31%
Race/ethnicity unknown
9%
Non-resident alien
5%
Hispanic
3%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Troy University
University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082
(334) 670-3100
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