TROY Online

Graduate Admission Requirements

The information on this page or any page of this Web site is not intended to replace the information found in the Troy University Graduate Catalog. The academic catalog remains the final authority on official TROY policy and procedure.

TROY Online students are processed the same as all other TROY students. Thus, there are many requirements that must be met before a student can be fully admitted to the university. Please review the information below carefully. If you have questions regarding this information, please do not hesitate to contact TROY Online Graduate Student Services at 1-800-414-5756 or

View the graduate admission classifications

Admission Procedures

New students, including transient students (degree-seeking from another university) must apply for admission to the university:

1. Complete the Online Application for Admission. You must send unofficial degree completion transcripts via fax to 334-670-5679. An official or unofficial degree completion transcript is required in order to determine eligibility for admission to TROY University.

2. Pay the $50 nonrefundable admission fee. View Payment Options.

New students will not be able to utilize the online payment method until receipt of an e-mail from the Admission Office stating that a Trojan Web Express account has been created for the student.

3. Have official copies of all transcripts sent to TROY according to the direction below:

Students should send transcripts to:

Troy University
TROY Online Student Services
100 University Park
Troy, Alabama 36082

A Transcript Request Form is provided to assist you in ordering your transcripts. You will need to send one copy of the form to each of your previous institutions.

Students who have completed an Air Force intermediate or senior level Professional Military Education (PME) course must obtain a transcript from the Registrar, Air University. Students who have completed U.S. Army Command and General Staff College as a resident must obtain a transcript. Students who completed any other service-sponsored PME School must submit a course completion certificate.

4. Letter of Recommendation

The official Troy University Letter of Recommendation (LOR) that addresses the individual’s potential for success in the selected graduate program as well as his/her written and oral communication skills must be completed and submitted electronically.

Student Acknowledgement and Graduate Recommendation Form

Student Acknowledgement Only

*A letter submitted to meet specific program requirements may be used for admission to the Graduate School to satisfy this admission requirement.

5. Test Scores

Students who previously took a nationally standardized aptitude examination, such as the GRE, MAT, or GMAT, shall submit official test score(s) with the Application for Admission. No time limit is established on test scores for admission to Graduate School. (However, most scores are available for only five years.)

In order to forward official test scores to our office, please give the testing center the following location code:

GRE: 1296           GMAT: 1B-1-RF-48           MAT: 1141

Submission of the completed application, application fee, official test scores, letter of recommendation, and official transcripts normally completes an application for admission. When the application for admission has been processed, the appropriate Graduate Admissions personnel will inform applicants of the action taken. Admission to the Graduate School does not imply official admission to a specific graduate program. For admission to a particular program of study, students must refer to program admissions guidelines for additional specifications and requirements.

Unaccredited or Otherwise Accredited Student Admission

Students must submit an official transcript(s) with degree(s) posted at least one term prior to the desired date of registration. The appropriate academic college and the Graduate Council will evaluate all submitted transcripts using commonly accepted practices and guidelines. The applicant will be required to submit a copy of the college’s catalog and other information as needed. Only upon the approval of the Graduate Council may a student begin taking graduate courses at Troy University. Should the student be inadvertently (without the University knowing that the baccalaureate degree is from an unaccredited or otherwise accredited institution) admitted into classes prior to baccalaureate degree approval and the evaluation indicates that the student is not eligible for admission, the student will be withdrawn from the class or classes, or receive non-degree credit for the class or classes for which he/she is improperly registered. (Note: Students seeking advanced degrees in teacher education or nursing programs must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.)

International Students

International students must contact to determine their eligibility for admission to TROY University.

Students who are eligible must fill out the Online Application for Admission and submit official transcripts evaluated by the AACRAO or Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.,official TOEFL score, letter of recommendation, graduate entrance test score and documentation of visa status to TROY at the above address. All official documents must be received and approval obtained by TROY Online admissions prior to enrolling in any courses with TROY.

International students who need a student visa are not eligible to be a TROY Online student. Please see the International Student page for information on attending our campus in Troy, Alabama.


Last Updated: 07/14/2017

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