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TROY Admission Requirements

Troy, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Troy University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
87.6%
Admission Difficulty for Troy University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into TROY and can I get accepted? The school has a 88% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,382 out of 6,146 applicants were admitted making Troy University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Troy University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

TROY SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT
6%
SAT Scores for Troy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Troy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 1010

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

Troy University typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Troy University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >93%
1010 to 1090 Avg + 88%-93%
930 to 1010 Avg - 81%-88%
850 to 930 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 850 Low <72%
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TROY ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
77%
ACT Scores for Troy University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
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 24
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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Troy University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >93%
21 to 24 Avg + 88%-93%
18 to 21 Avg - 81%-88%
15 to 18 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 15 Low <72%
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TROY GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.26*
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 3.26 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 3.26 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as TROY accepts 88% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Troy University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 1% Reach

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.26 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

52% of Troy University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Troy University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Troy University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,848 2,298 6,146
Accepted 3,376 2,006 5,382
Acceptance Rate 88% 87% 88%
Enrolled 1,037 642 1,679
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 32% 31%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 30, 2021
Days left to Apply
40

Applicants have 40 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 30, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

Troy University Admission 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?

88% of those who apply are granted admission to TROY. Admission competition is and the college has very 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 930 and 1090. 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 24. 77% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.