Troy University

Troy, AL 36082

Located in Troy, Alabama, Troy University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 5,952 and 5,431 students were accepted.

Troy University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $7,224 and fees $1,036. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,448 and $1,036 respectively.


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

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. Doctoral degrees (DNP, BSN to DNP)
  3. ADN
  4. BSN

    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.
  5. Masters degrees (MSN)

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 75
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 106
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 100
Nursing Administration Doctor's degree - professional practice 14

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Troy University

Auburn University at Montgomery
41.53 miles away
Auburn University
61.9 miles away
Columbus State University
76.33 miles away
Chipola College
81.57 miles away
Northwest Florida State College
92.56 miles away
Georgia Southwestern State University
103.05 miles away
Darton State College
103.18 miles away
Bainbridge State College
104.05 miles away
Albany State University
107.32 miles away
Gulf Coast State College
112.22 miles away


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

Admission to School


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

Net Price


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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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $301.00 $602.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $397.00 $794.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Alumni Association Endowment Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolling at Troy University. Students must demonstrate leadership achievements. Applicants whose family members hold a degree from Troy and are active members of the alumni [...]

Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Scholarship

Applicants must be admitted to Troy University and hold a 3.0 grade point average. Students must be current or past participants of the HOBY conference at Troy.

Military and Family Scholarship

Applicants must incoming students or currently enrolled at Troy University. Students must be currently serving in the active or reserve U.S. military or be the spouse or dependent child of a [...]

Trojan Opportunity Scholarship

Applicants must be unconditionally admitted to Troy University and be from out-of-state with preference given to Florida and Georgia applicants. Students must have a minimum 3.0 grade point [...]

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing
Troy University
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