Troy State University Montgomery: Narrative Description

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PO Drawer 4419
Montgomery, AL 36103-4419
Tel: (334)834-1400; 800-355-TSUM; Admissions: (334)241-9506; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of Troy State University System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1965. Setting: 6-acre urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $2828 per student. Total enrollment: 3,758. Faculty: 198 (36 full-time, 162 part-time). 553 applied, 99% were admitted. Full-time: 1,087 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 2,095 students, 71% women, 29% men. 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 53% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; psychology; social sciences and history. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, graduate courses open to undergrads. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Placement: SAT I required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $3530 full-time, $149 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7060 full-time, $298 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $70 full-time, $35.

Collegiate Environment: Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, evening patrols by security. College housing not available. Rosa L. Parks Library and Museum with 26,041 books, 72,991 microform titles, 476 serials, 9,194 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $252,506. 248 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See Alabama State University.

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