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TROY Admission Requirements

Troy, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Troy University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
92%
Admission Difficulty for Troy University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into TROY and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at TROY is 92%.  It ranks #23 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Troy University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 6,487 out of 7,018 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 935/1105 ACT 18/25). Troy University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.44. 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The TROY application fee is $30 and applications are due by Mar 30.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Troy University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

TROY SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
935-1105
Applicants Submitting SAT 
6%
SAT Scores for Troy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 475
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 935
SAT Scores for Troy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 565
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1105
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Troy University?

Troy University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 935 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. TROY ranks #14 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Troy University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1105 and Above Good >96%
1020 to 1105 Avg + 92%-96%
935 to 1020 Avg - 86%-92%
850 to 935 Reach 76%-86%
Less than 850 Low <76%
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TROY ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
77%
ACT Scores for Troy University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Troy University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into TROY?

Admission data indicates that TROY regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 77 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Troy University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Troy University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >96%
21 to 25 Avg + 92%-96%
18 to 21 Avg - 87%-92%
15 to 18 Reach 79%-87%
Less than 15 Low <79%
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TROY GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.44
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Troy University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into TROY. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Troy University was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.44 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as TROY accepts 92% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Troy University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 23.8% Good
3.75 to 3.99 12.34% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 14.36% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 12.79% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 11.84% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 16.75% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 7.43% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.69% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Troy University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,385 2,633 7,018
Accepted 4,071 2,416 6,487
Acceptance Rate 93% 92% 92%
Enrolled 1,107 750 1,857
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 31% 29%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 30, 2023
Days left to Apply
176

Applicants have 176 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 30, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Troy University is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Troy University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Troy University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Troy University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102368 IPEDS survey data for Troy University.

FAQs

Does Troy University prefer SAT or ACT?

6% of students submit their SAT scores to TROY. 77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Troy University?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to TROY. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Troy University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 935 and 1105. 6% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Troy University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 77% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.