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TROY Demographics & Diversity

Troy, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at TROY are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Troy University students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 31%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at Troy University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, TROY has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Troy University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Troy University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,295
Women 9,606

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

TROY serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Troy University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 20%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,132 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 43.6%
Part time Undergrads 36.3%

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