Truman State University (2024)

gradeB+

Overall Niche Grade

How are grades calculated?Data Sources

  1. Academics

    gradeA minus

  2. Value

    gradeA minus

  3. Diversity

    gradeB+

  4. Campus

    gradeC

  5. Athletics

    gradeB minus

  6. Party Scene

    gradeB

  7. Professors

    gradeB+

  8. Location

    gradeD

  9. Dorms

    gradeB

  10. Campus Food

    gradeC

  11. Student Life

    gradeC

  12. Safety

    gradeB minus

100 E NORMAL AVE
KIRKSVILLE, MO 63501

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About Truman State...

  • Common App Accepted
  • No Application Fee
  • Public College
  • SAT/ACT Optional

Athletics Division

NCAA Division II (with football)

Athletics Conference

Great Lakes Valley Conference

  • Missouri
  • Kirksville

From Truman State University

Truman State is the #1 Public University in the Midwest, and we have been for 27 years running.

We believe a high quality college education should be transformative and informative in order to provide opportunities for students' long-term success, both personal and professional, all while still being affordable for in-state and out-of-state students.

Considering Truman might be the best decision you've made (so far)! Ready to make another great decision? Apply today!

Truman State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45%

SAT Range

1070-1330

ACT Range

23-29

Application Fee

$0

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accepts Common App

Yes

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Test Scores and High School GPA for Truman State University

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Cost

Net Price

$13,993/ year

National

$15,523

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Average Total Aid Awarded

$9,961/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

100%

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Academics

Professors

gradeB+

Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.

Student Faculty Ratio

10:1

Evening Degree Programs

No

87%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.78 responses

57%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.91 responses

37%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.91 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Business

    96 Graduates

  • Biology

    79 Graduates

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

    78 Graduates

  • Psychology

    76 Graduates

  • Accounting

    62 Graduates

  • Nursing

    50 Graduates

  • English

    48 Graduates

  • Public Health Education

    46 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    40 Graduates

  • Communications

    35 Graduates

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Find Your Community

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Stay engaged outside the classroom with one of Truman's 200+ student organizations. Whether you're interested in student government, intramural or club sports, music, or something else entirely, there's a community waiting for you! Start exploring the possibilities by attending the annual Student Activities Fair, or let our Union and Involvement Services help you start your very own organization.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    36%

  • On Campus

    52%

  • Online

    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

2,422Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

162

Undergrads Over 25

5%

Pell Grant

18%

Varsity Athletes

10%

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

56 responses

  • Hardworking

    66%

  • Interesting and "interesting"

    9%

  • Stressed

    9%

  • Average

    5%

  • Weird

    5%

  • Nerdy

    4%

  • Nerd

    2%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus

No data available

Poll

52%

of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.92 responses

Poll

68%

of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.103 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

52 responses

  • Harvard of the Midwest

    31%

  • Great value for such a low price

    21%

  • The Midwest's Harvard, for the community college $

    17%

  • Not What You Were Expecting

    12%

  • Pretty much what I expected

    6%

  • Much Better than Expecting

    4%

  • Home away from home

    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,500/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

71%

National

49%

Employed 2 Years After Graduation

96%

National

83%

93%

of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.42 responses

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