CAMPUS PROFILE: Troy University

Campus Reform Campus Profiles evaluate individual American college campuses based on liberal bias, speech codes, and other relevant policies and factors.

Troy University is a rural public university within the Alabama State University System. Around 13,000 undergraduate students are enrolled at the university. 

Official Political Student Organizations:

Conservative Organizations:

College Republicans at Troy University

Students for Life

College Libertarians at Troy University


Liberal Organizations: 

Troy University College Democrats



OpenSecrets Data on Troy University Employee Political Donations:

In the 2020 election cycle, 67.05% of Troy University employee donations went to Democratic candidates in federal elections, while 32.95% of donations went to Republican candidates in federal elections, according to data from OpenSecrets.

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Rating:

Troy University has been given a red light speech code. According to FIRE, this is due to “at least one university policy clearly and substantially restricting freedom of speech.” FIRE also notes that a red light policy at a public institution is unconstitutional. 



Troy University does NOT have a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students.


Stories by Campus Reform about Troy University:

Troy University: more ‘secure’ men will eradicate campus sexual assault

A pamphlet that Troy University handed out suggested that men need to be “more secure” and “need to explore their own insecurities and live their life in a way that is non-threatening to women.”