Troy University Montgomery: Narrative Description

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231 Montgomery St.
PO Drawer 4419 Montgomery, AL 36103-4419
Tel: (334)834-1400
Free: 800-355-TSUM
Admissions: (334)241-9506
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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 2003-04: $3701 per student. Total enrollment: 4,313. Faculty: 223 (39 full-time, 184 part-time). 610 applied, 97% were admitted. Full-time: 1,314 students, 70% women, 30% men. Part-time: 2,351 students, 70% women, 30% men. 0.2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 56% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 63% 25 or older. 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 required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $3850 full-time, $163 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7700 full-time, $326 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $70 full-time, $35. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program.

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 29,161 books, 80,059 microform titles, 482 serials, 9,297 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $252,556. 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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