Cost of college went up for all students at Troy University


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.5 percent for 2018-19 at Troy University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Alabama residents paid $8,908 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $216 more than the $8,692 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 87.6 percent more than residents this year, or $16,708. Their price tag grew 2.7 percent from $16,276 in 2017-18.

About 75 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Alabama residents. About 23 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 94 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,525 students received grants or scholarships totaling $12.2 million and 1,536 students took out student loans totaling more than $6.6 million.

Including all undergraduates (16,981), 10,065 students used grants or scholarships totaling $59.2 million, and 8,754 students took out $49.6 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~12,736
$7,924
$8,260
$8,692
$8,908
12.4%
Out-of-state
~3,906
$14,812
$15,484
$16,276
$16,708
12.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Troy University in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
871
46%
$4,302,527
$4,940
State / local grant or scholarship
22
1%
$56,180
$2,554
Institutional grants or scholarships
976
51%
$7,866,166
$8,060
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,525
80%
$12,224,873
$8,016
Federal student loans
1,536
81%
$6,571,774
$4,278
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
1,536
81%
$6,571,774
$4,278
Total student aid
1,792
94%
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