Troy, AL
Tuition (in-state)
$12,820 ($6,844)
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1 College Freshman

Parking: Parking at Troy is very inconvenient most of the time. I live on campus so I haven't had to experience trying to find a parking spot in the morning yet. The parking lot for my dorm is extremely small. Parking on sorority hill definitely beats any parking problems anywhere. The university needs to pave it immediatly.

3 College Freshman

Parking: parking is free but it can be confusing on which ways to park and where certain students should park to prevent getting a ticket.

1 College Sophomore

Parking: There is very Little parking for commuters, and the color system should, instead be different colors, be 3 different colors. 1. for Faculty, 2. for On-Campus living, and 3. for Off-Campus living.

3 College Senior

Parking: It's ok when i visit campaus online classes for me

2 College Freshman

Parking: not enough parking for all students


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 656th
    Best Off-Campus Parking
  • 1062nd
    Most Reasonable Permit Costs
  • 1191st
    Best Parking Availability

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jessica Jackson
Mobile, Ala.
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Much like many other college campus, parking at Troy University is a nightmare! Parking spaces are very scarce, no matter where you look on campus. The best idea for getting a parking space and making it to class on time is to arrive early.

However, Troy has recently been trying to make more accommodations for students and parking, so hopefully it will make a positive impact. Another way to avoid the daily dilemma of parking is to carpool with other students or to use the bus service that Troy offers to students.

Facts & Statistics

Student Parking Lot?
Parking for students is available all over the campus. But watch out for handicapped and faculty parking. If you park in one of these spots, you will receive a ticket or a boot!
Freshmen Allowed to Park?
There is no restriction on parking as long as the student has a decal or Troy license plate
Approximate Parking Permit Cost
$35 per academic year
Common Parking Tickets
  • No parking decal: $15
  • Parking in restricted area: $15
  • Handicapped spot: $75
  • Speeding: $75
Getting a Parking Permit
Students can get parking permits the first week of classes.
Parking Services
Troy University Police Department
Hamil Hall
(334) 670-3215
Did You Know?
If you purchase a Troy license plate, not only will it save you from purchasing a parking decal, but you are contributing to Troy's scholarship fund.

Student Polls

How convenient is off-campus parking?    Based on 76 responses

  • 5% The cost is totally outrageous, and there are never any open spots.
  • 1% The cost is totally outrageous, but you can usually find a spot.
  • 21% The cost is reasonable, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 9% The cost is reasonable, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 54% It's free, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 9% It's free, and there are usually plenty of spots.

What are the best places to find a parking spot on campus?    Based on 11 responses

  • 22% In the back of TC
  • 22% Behind Clements/ Trojan Village 400
  • 22% There needs to be more parking
  • 17% Across the dining hall
  • 11% In the stadium parking lot
  • 6% Next to Shackleford

What are the worst places to look for a parking spot on campus?    Based on 9 responses

  • 25% Near Patterson hall
  • 20% Sorority hill has horrible parking
  • 15% By Smith Hall
  • 15% In Trojan Village 400
  • 15% In a unmarked/restricted parking lot
  • 10% Behind Smith

Rate the campus parking on the following topics    Based on 69 responses

Very poor
  • Distance from class
  • Distance from dorms
  • Ease of finding a spot
  • Parking enforcement
  • Permit cost
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