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Troy University is a comprehensive public university that is located in Troy, Alabama, United States. It was founded on February 26, 1887 as Troy State Normal School within the Alabama State University System by an Act of the Alabama Legislature. It is the flagship university of the Troy University System. Troy University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Recently, in August 2017, the Princeton Review named Troy to its “Best in the Southeast” list due to excellence in academic programs and institutional data collected from the university.
In the annual survey and assessment of Forbes Magazine, Forbes ranks Troy as one of the best school in the nation and the most prestigious university in Alabama, US. Troy University is also ranked as one of 25 public schools with the most reasonable tuition and fee.
According to annual report from US News and World Report about university ranking, Troy University is ranked as the 89th best university in the Southern US and as one of 64 schools with the best graduate training program in Southwest of US.
Troy University is one of the top public schools in US about the quality of lecturers, students activities, and sport activities. There are about 27,000 students participating at 70 undergraduate programs in education fields. Troy University focuses on providing students knowledge in areas such as arts, sciences, business, communication, applied sciences, nursing, etc.; as well as investing and developing lecturers.