Troy, Alabama (AL) Colleges and Universities

The 50 miles surrounding Troy, AL, provides students with 19 postsecondary schools. Read about the traditional schools in several categories, including lowest costs, to find the school for you.

Troy and the surrounding area have many different four-year schools, two-year community colleges, and two-year technical colleges for students to consider. We focus on the traditional schools in the area and compare those schools using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Troy, Alabama

The closest schools to Troy are primarily public institutions, but there are some private schools available. There is also a good mix of 2-year and 4-year schools near Troy for students wishing to attend school in the area.

  • Troy University (6 miles from downtown)
  • Enterprise State Community College (28 miles from downtown)
  • Lurleen B Wallace Community College (40.8 miles from downtown)
  • South University-Montgomery (44.2 miles from downtown)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (46.5 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Troy, Alabama

There are several schools near Troy that offer student populations greater than 1,000 students. A few of these schools are 2-year community colleges. Students can also find graduate degree programs at a few of the larger institutions.

  • Troy University (17,765 students)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (4,919 students)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (4,769 students)
  • Faulkner University (3,262 students)
  • Enterprise State Community College (1,882 students)

Lowest Net Price

A college's average net price is determined by subtracting the average amount of financial aid awarded to full-time undergrad students from the total cost of attendance, which includes tuition, fees, books, room and board. Most schools in the Troy area have a net price of less than $20,000 for 2014-2015.

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan ($3,263)
  • Amridge University ($4,613)
  • Enterprise State Community College ($4,621)
  • Lurleen B Wallace Community College ($7,015)
  • H Councill Trenholm State Community College ($7,118)

Highest Graduation Rate

A college's overall graduation rate is the percentage of full-time undergraduate students who complete an academic program within 150% of the 'normal' time. For instance, four years is the usual time it takes to earn a bachelor's degree, so a school's overall graduation rate would reflect the percentage of students who earned a bachelor's degree in six years or less. Unfortunately, most schools in the Troy area had rates less than 50% for 2015.

  • Huntingdon College (41% graduation rate)
  • Amridge University (40% graduation rate)
  • H Councill Trenholm State Community College (34% graduation rate)
  • Troy University (33% graduation rate)
  • Virginia College-Montgomery (29% graduation rate)

The Troy, AL, area is home to a diverse selection of public and private schools that differ in graduation rates, net prices, student population sizes, and proximity to Troy.

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