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Troy University Overview by ISA President

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[FONT=Comic Sans MS][SIZE=3]1.About Troy university : The reason we choose Troy university is because Troy is well accredited recognized reputed public institution that was founded in 1887. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,316, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 820 acres. Well the camps is huge and has great population of International students,we have whole world here indeed. Troy university if for those who like calm environemnt, university town full of students and surrounded by good courtesy of homely people.

2.Campus life : Campus life here is pretty cool. with an good student faculty ration of 19:1, friendly faculty with an International exposure. You will see chinese, korean,Georgian, Arabic, Indian, European etc. almost students from every corner of the world. Thats the best part.Troy University is a school with good academics and an Impressive staff. The professors try to get to know as many of their students as possible and expect the same effort in return. They are not difficult but expect the students to do their work.

This place is happening too, every day there is some event happening, Free lunches, Parties, get togethers, country specific festivals, Tailgatings, Olympic size stadiums with National level games every weekend.

This university is like world in world. We have everything here and 8 in 10 people you see here are students.The food here on campus is pretty great. You have various options to choose from, such as: Moe's Southwest Grill, Marketplace, Chick-fil-a, Chinese Restaurant, A&W, Subs shop, and the cafés offers various amounts of other food as well.

3. Difference in education compared to India : Education here defintaely different from India. US education is not like "jack of all trades master of none" USA education specifically Troy university studdent has liberty to choose his area of interest in his/her major course of study .

studies here are more practical approach and less of theortical approach. Here we dont have 5 or 6 days a weeks college principle. We hardly have college for 2 or 3 days a week and secondly lecturer would not expect you to write tons a pages of answers papers for exams and most of times we have open book exam. Thanks to conceptual system and say bye bye to "Indian byharding" system. so at the end of your course you will end up learning subject instead of only getting marks unlike in India.

4. Job opportunities : Considering size of campus there are ample opportunities for students to find on campus job , sudexo is operating on campus dining here and has employed 100's students each semester. One can easily get on Campus GA if they have impressive academic track record, but you will be eligible only after first semister.

5. Contacting ISA : Troy ISA is formed for the welfare of Indian students studying in Troy campuses. We are here to provide information, assist you for admission,help the new comers in searching for accommodation. If you have any queries regarding university, campus life and studies here feel free to ask us, we are here to help you and make you feel home away from home.
There are several ways you can contact ISA , we have website under domain of Troy coming up and we have facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/210545905785434/
You can contact by email:

6.Admission criteria:

IELTS 6.0
Toefl : 70
GRE : 274
GMAT : 400 Max and back logs allowed is 5

7. List of courses offered at Masters Level: MS IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEM,MBA in General Mgmt, Finance, HR and more

Find more about Troy University: http://trojan.troy.edu/index.html

Thanks from

Tejpal, ISA President @ Troy University[/SIZE][/FONT]
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