Troy, AL
Tuition (in-state)
$12,820 ($6,844)
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4 College Senior

Facilities: Troy University Montgomery campus is very student friendly especially when it comes to studying and researching. The library has study rooms you can check into if working on a group project and the Rosa Parks museum is located on the first floor. The student union is also great for leisure time.

3 College Sophomore

Facilities: A bit crowded here and there. The fitness center should be bigger, I go off campus because of that. Don't hear of many campus activities and events. The campus itself is beautiful though.

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3 College Sophomore

Facilities: Generally a good campus in a boring city.

3 College Sophomore

Facilities: I has a very safe and sound campus, with renovations and new buildings coming up everywhere.

2 College Senior

Facilities: Student athletic facility is very small. Most dorms need to be rebuilt as well as academic buildings.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 268th
    Best Athletic Facilities
  • 291st
    Best Performance Venues
  • 368th
    Best Student Centers
  • 1131st
    Best Library
  • 1217th
    Greenest Campuses

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jessica Jackson
Mobile, Ala.
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There is a variety of wonderful facilities for students to use on Troy's campus. The academic facilities include the Eldridge Center for Learning and the Lurleen B. Wallace Library. Eldridge has a writing center to assist students with their writing, and the Natural Science Center offers tutoring for students in math and science-related subjects.

Home football games are played in the Veterans Memorial Stadium, and basketball games, pep rallies, and graduation ceremonies are held in the Trojan Arena. There is also a track, soccer, and tennis complex. The University has two theaters where live performances are held: the Trojan Center Theater and the Claudia Crosby Theater. There is also a fitness center located in the Trojan Center that is fairly new.

Facts & Statistics

Service & Maintenance Staff
Campus Size
650 acres
Student Centers
Trojan Center
Campus Library?
Main Libraries
Lurleen B. Wallace Library
Popular Places to Chill
Trojan Center Food Court
Bar on Campus
None-alcohol consumption is not allowed on campus.
Bowling on Campus
None, but there is a bowling alley in town.
Coffeehouse on Campus
There are two coffeehouses on campus: Barnes & Noble and Einstein Bros. in the Trojan Center.
Movie Theater on Campus
On occasion, movies are shown in the classrooms, but there is no true movie theater on campus.
"Green" Initiatives
There are recycling bins located around campus and in the dorms.
Trojan Walk: Before every home football game, the band and football players participate in the Trojan Walk from University Avenue all the way to the football stadium.
Favorite Things To Do
The one thing most students love to do is grab lunch in the Trojan Center food court.
Student Organizations Web Site
Student Newspaper
Clubs and Organizations on Campus
Troy University has more than 100 student organizations for nearly any interest: leadership and service, political, religious, Greek, special interest, performing, and academic. The Student Government Association oversees all student organizations and helps new groups get off the ground. Although Troy has a wide range of organizations, if you can't find something that interests you, create your own organization-there's a registration form available through the Student Organizations homepage.
Student Activities Offered
  • Campus ministries
  • Choral groups
  • Concert band
  • Dance
  • Drama/theater
  • International student organization
  • Jazz band
  • Marching band
  • Music ensembles
  • Musical theater
  • Pep band
  • Radio station
  • Student government
  • Student newspaper
  • Student-run film society
  • Symphony orchestra
  • Television station
  • Yearbook
Air Force ROTC: Yes
Navy ROTC: No
Army ROTC: Yes
Did You Know?
Most of the activities thrown by University Activities Council are covered by the student fee in tuition.

Student Polls

Rate the campus facilities in the following areas    Based on 52 responses

Very poor
  • Athletics/recreation
  • Classrooms
  • Computer labs
  • Dining
  • General aesthetics/architecture of campus
  • "Green" buildings/initiatives
  • Housing
  • Lawns/green space
  • Library
  • Modernity of facilities
  • Performing arts
  • Science/research labs
  • Student center
  • Study spots
  • Visual arts (work spaces, galleries)

Where are your favorite places to just hang out?    Based on 7 responses

  • 17% Trojan Center Food Court
  • 17% Main Quad
  • 11% Inside the dining hall
  • 11% Trojan village 400
  • 11% Dorm room
  • 6% Piano room in Smith Hall
  • 6% Moe's
  • 6% Sorrell Chapel
  • 6% Hamil Lobby
  • 6% Malone Hall
  • 6% Trojan Center Lounge

What are your favorite campus events or traditions?    Based on 7 responses

  • 33% $1 Movie Night
  • 22% Football games
  • 11% Trojan Walk
  • 11% Humans versus Zombie week
  • 11% Greek events
  • 6% ISCO festival
  • 6% Tea for troy

What are your favorite things to do around campus?    Based on 6 responses

  • 36% I like eating in the TC
  • 21% I like to walk around the quad at night.
  • 14% Enjoy the piano room in Smith Hall
  • 14% Going to the cafe
  • 7% Sitting in the amphitheater
  • 7% Going to the homecoming events

What are the worst on-campus student jobs?    Based on 7 responses

  • 38% Walmart
  • 38% Local restaurants
  • 12% Best Off-Campus Places to Work:
  • 12% It very hard to find a job in Troy.
  • 0% Some students say there aren't any bad jobs!

How would you describe the student center/union?    Based on 65 responses

  • 3% The student center is in need of a major renovation.
  • 18% The student center serves its purpose but is not a popular hangout.
  • 37% The student center is great but isn't central to student life.
  • 42% The student center is state-of-the-art and the hub of student life.

What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?    Based on 59 responses

  • 0% I hate my school and have no school spirit.
  • 15% The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
  • 56% I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 29% I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.

What are the best on-campus student jobs?    Based on 6 responses

  • 83% Any work-study jobs
  • 17% Library
  • 0% Financial aid office

What is the most interesting urban legend about campus?    Based on 6 responses

  • 83% Shackelford Hall is Haunted.
  • 17% The Red Phone Booth is a TARDIS in disguise



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