Troy, AL
Troy University


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Recent Reviews

Jeffrey
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Troy University online college option allows me the opportunity to pursue my degree while working 50-60 hours a week at my cu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Troy University online college option allows me the opportunity to pursue my degree while working 50-60 hours a week at my current job. As a fully accredited school, I have confidence that my degree from Troy will be respected by all I encounter in the future.

Aryn
What kind of person should attend this school?

Someone attending Troy university should be outgoing because we are a very outgoing university! We are known for our traditio...

What kind of person should attend this school?

Someone attending Troy university should be outgoing because we are a very outgoing university! We are known for our tradition, our Saturday football, our Sprit, and most importantly academic excellence. If you want to go to a school full of tradition, love, and excitement- Troy is definitely for you! Being your game face! Go Trojans!

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The worst thing Troy Montgomery is the fact that one day I'll have to graduate and leave. I am absolutely blessed to be able to attend such an amazing school! I love the campus size, all the buildings are close together. I love the class sizes, they're small so I get to be a person and not a number. Lastly, I love the tradition here at Troy! I am so proud to be a Trojan and so blessed to attend such an amazing school with an amazing nursing program!

Arielle
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Be more grateful. Say thank you more, be kinder to people and appreciate them more. Time flies and while an education is impo...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Be more grateful. Say thank you more, be kinder to people and appreciate them more. Time flies and while an education is important how you go about getting it is just as important. It’s the old saying that it doesn’t matter if you when the game if you cheated or won be other means. Fairness, kindness, and most importantly love is the answer to any questions that might arise. Love for you fellow man, love with patience in the times of anger and in rushing. Love is patience and love is blind, it is the best way to be. It is with love that the greats succeed and it is with the lack over that they fall. For what one victory was won alone? None. There is always someone cheering you on, telling you to get up when you think you can't go any further. It is with love that the greatest of battles the battles on the inside are won. So younger me, say thank you more, breathe in times of anger and let it go. You only get one family and they leave all too soon.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Troy is known for having the most diverse college community. Any type of personality, character, morals, and values will find their crowd at Troy. There are over 200 Clubs each one with a different idea/belief. There is not one single type of person that would do well at Troy University. Troy is a place for all types of people. Shy, outgoing, loud, quiet, social, not so social, happy and the not so happy, its a place for all. In any university you will find any of that. But at Troy you will see them all working together in harmony.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

Sadly the people. The school is great, the teachers are friendly and the campus is beautiful. The only thing that could sour Troy is the people, but people who make an experience not so fun can be found everywhere. Troy has taught me that the most important education I can get is the one where I do whatever it takes to succeed in all types of environments. People will put you down no matter what class, race, sex, religion, or person you are and Troy has taught me to stand up for myself. Our moto says it all.

Sarina
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are diverse but predominately white. I've never been in a class that had more than 30 students. I have loved so...

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are diverse but predominately white. I've never been in a class that had more than 30 students. I have loved something about all of my professors. We all have room for improvement but this campus makes up for its flaws by providing great classroom settings.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Troy University is not known as a party much like Alabama State University. It is not as well-known as the University of Alabama. It is extremely diverse, which makes the school unique from the other schools I once considered. There are people from all walks of life here.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Dear Miss. Know-It-All, Listen to your mother. As a matter of fact, listen to your whole family. I love you with my entire being but, you do not have all of the answers. You are not Kanye West. There is absolutely nothing wrong with attending a community college. It was created for individuals just like yourself. No, it is not because you are black. It is because you are capable but not yet prepared for a four-year university. Do what is right for you. You cannot please the world and yourself at the same time. It's a good idea in theory but life just doesn't work like that. Kick butt for two years in community college then transfer to Troy. (Trust me.) You will need to be close to your ailing grandmother who raised you. Lastly, always remember this. You will have your entire 20s to party. Do not waste the most important year of your college career on boys, clubs, and nonsense. You only have one life, one future, one youth. Visualize the best versions of these blessings and turn them into realities. You can do it. Yourself, Sarina Henderson

Caitlin
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are ready and willing to help me learn.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are ready and willing to help me learn.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Dear High School Senior Caitlin, Please do not ever stop applying for scholarships. The money is not always there. You want to get out of college debt free. There is money out there, so please keep looking for it. Also, don't give up on your job search, but you will eventually find jobs I promise you. Don't stress too much. Also, the friends you have as a freshman are not the friends you will have when you graduate, but that's okay. People are meant to be in your life for a set period of time and then they move on. What you actually need to do is let go of the friends you had in high school. Do not completely discount them, but do not hang onto them past the point of them wanting to be around you. It will only cause you heartache. Embrace new friendships. Embrace being a nerd, because it is a niche you have found yourself and while it won't get you any money (in fact, it'll help you spend some), it will make you some great friends and experiences. Sincerely, 22-year-old Caitlin

What's unique about your campus?

I am a student at Troy's eCampus. What I love is the ease of being able to learn from my own home office. I can take out a few hours every day and do school on my own schedule. If I need to go to the grocery store, school can wait an hour. I'm not limited by a set class schedule (though I do like to keep close enough to a schedule.) There is flexibility for my learning. And I need that right now.

Jessica
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Educate the mind to think, the heart to feel, the body to act. - TROY Motto 1887

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Educate the mind to think, the heart to feel, the body to act. - TROY Motto 1887

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would tell myself to plan my entire college course load right away. I would tell myself to plan ahead and stay focused. I would tell myself to get help and seek advice even when I do not need it. Tell myself college is not about making friends and hanging out. I would tell myself to stay focused about what I am doing, and remind myself why I'm attending college. Tell myself that my future is depended on me getting good grades and having a great GPA.

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about Troy University is the campus life. It is so inviting and relaxed. The campus is big but not too big. You can walk everywhere on campus so no car is needed unless you live far from campus. I walked everyday to campus. They have events everyday on campus for students to attend. Which is great it keeps students out of trouble. The students and professor are very friendly.

Lucas
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Troy University is a remarkably diverse, beautiful, compact, convenient, and well-designed campus with students who are invol...

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Troy University is a remarkably diverse, beautiful, compact, convenient, and well-designed campus with students who are involved, friendly, outgoing, and interesting; the professors are relatable, down-to-earth, and a pleasure under which to study.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would tell myself to relax; college is incredible. I would tell myself to, under no circumstances, take 8 o'clock morning classes. I would warn myself of on-campus one-ply toilet paper. I would tell myself to stay away from the cafeteria's pizza at least twice a week, and to instead grab an apple or a yogurt parfait (and I would tell myself that I will grow to love yogurt parfaits). I would tell myself to take obnoxiously detailed notes, even if I thought the information given was irrelevant in regards to the tests or exams. I would tell myself to enjoy the challenge of balancing working for money and working toward my degree. Most importantly, I would tell myself to learn with every opportunity I was given, and not to simply hold information until exam-day; instead, to take the information in and use it to better myself outside of the classroom as well.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

Troy University has some parking-related issues, which can be relatively frustrating. I live on campus, and I still have some problems finding parking in my assigned area, as I am coming back from work at night, or if I have to leave campus for some reason. It seems as though there are always people waiting to steal one's spot the second he or she leaves it.

christopher
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

For being a cheap but effective college. It provides a strong and recognised education for a more affordable tution size.

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

For being a cheap but effective college. It provides a strong and recognised education for a more affordable tution size.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would advise my self not to be preasured by others and trying to live to their expectations. Take a little breather, do one school at a time not two while working. I would also advise to not let others decide your fate; be strong and find your own path. Finally assign yourself a goal every year to reach to that has nothing to do with school, work, or money. If you want to write a book then assign yourself that goal and do it, want to make a musical then do it, want to start a candle Ccompany THEN DO IT! Don't hesitate or try and watch life through a window. Go out there and just Live. Make mistakes, try something new, fall in love, but no matter what STOP LETTING OTHERS RUN YOUR LIFE, YOUR GOALS, AND YOUR FUTURE AND GO OUT A ENJOY YOUR LIFE YOURSELF; its the only one your going to get.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The worst thing about Troy University has to also be the best thing. Anyone and I mean anyone can freely express ideas on campus. We have had raging preachers condeming us to hell, Philisopical arguments of the Uberman and candy, and had Live action roleplayers trying to recruit all on the same day within hearing distance of each other. By and far a interesting, eye opening and somewhat odd campus.

James
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Assuming that I could have that much needed "sit down" with my nineteen year old self, I would most likely emphasize the foll...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Assuming that I could have that much needed "sit down" with my nineteen year old self, I would most likely emphasize the following: There is an exponential curve when it comes to success, and nobody is going to clue you in. In a world fraught with the idea that everyone should win just for showing up, the reality is starkly different. Heading into college, you are already behind the curve and you are losing ground rapidly. I would look myself in the eyes, shake the fog and boredom out, and drive home this singular truth. No one cares about your success except you. And once you get into the real world, you're swimming with sharks. So take the time now to make mistakes, challenge yourself, and establish great (not good) habits in your academic, physical fitness, and social behaviors. At the end of the day, you don't need to go to that Tuesday night beer pong competition. You need to be looking five years ahead, and strategizing on how you can balance a good foundation while in college with the social pleasures of this amazing time.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

Nothing so far, I am starting my frist semester.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The turn around time on transfer credit evaluations.

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