Chances of getting into Troy University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
87.7%
Admission Difficulty for Troy University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into TROY and can I get accepted? The school has a 88% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,428 out of 7,332 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Troy University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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TROY SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
6%
SAT Scores for Troy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Troy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1050

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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 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Troy University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >93%
1050 to 1140 Avg + 88%-93%
960 to 1050 Avg - 81%-88%
870 to 960 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 870 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 18
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 23
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 #17 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.

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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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.26*
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Troy University. 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

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%

Admission Statistics

Troy University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,623 2,709 7,332
Accepted 4,036 2,392 6,428
Acceptance Rate 87% 88% 88%
Enrolled 1,210 719 1,929
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 30% 30%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Troy University and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

88% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1140. 6% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

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.