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Truman State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 208 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

59% Women
41% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $59,842)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $52,294)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 59 54 - -
Baseball 33 - - -
Basketball 16 14 Yes Yes
Football 102 - - -
Golf 14 11 - -
Soccer 32 26 Yes Yes
Softball - 23 - Yes
Swimming 20 24 - -
Tennis 10 9 - Yes
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Wrestling 23 - - -
Badminton - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Dance - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes Yes
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.3%
Hispanic 2.4%
Non-resident alien 4.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 9.6%
Two or more races 0.2%
White/non-Hispanic 76.1%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 7
Liquor Law Violation 41
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 7
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jessica from Florissant, MO
  • 5
  • Dorm life at Truman is one of my favorite aspects of this college. The community around you is very friendly and helpful. I have made many close friends from living…

  • Jul-12-2012 Read More
  • Olivia from Spirit Lake, IA
  • 4
  • All of the dorms have been renovated within the last 15 years or so, with the final dorm renovation to begin this fall. Laundry service is included (finally!) and the…

  • Jul-17-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Emily
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    There are 3 dining halls on campus and each one is within a different residence hall. There are many options to choose from everyday including oriental, grill, pizza, salad, home style cooking, and even vegetarian, non-gluten and non-soy options. The staff is incredibly nice and inviting.

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  • 5
  • Bryan from Saint Louis, MO
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining halls are in three of the dorm buildings here on campus and no matter where you want to go they're not far from wherever you are going to stay. The Student Union Building also has a few places to eat. In the dorms that don't have dining halls they have convent stores that are basically like gas station convent store. They're really cool and have everything you could want to eat or snack on.

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  • 4
  • Ashley from Springfield, IL
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    The food and dining seemed really good and interest my first year. Eating on my own and with friends every day seemed like such a blast but soon you do realize it's more a drag. The food isn't terrible but it does become repetitive and you soon look for other sources. There are choices throughout the town and they deliver on campus for the most part. There is the Student Union which also gives students a good option if they are looking for something different.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • Oct-11-2013 I am a current student here

    I'm not going to lie, Truman's food isn't the greatest. It is cafeteria style in all the dorms, but we also have the Mainstreet Market, where you can get burgers, chicken tenders, Blimpies, Pizza Hut, and other goodies. Some of the things cooked, may seem a little questionable, but they always have the salad bar open and many other alternatives. It's not bad, but coming to a home cooked meal every so often is always the best.

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  • 3
  • Grace KC MO
  • Jul-30-2013 I am a current student here

    It is typical college food. It is not bad but some people get bored with it.

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  • 5
  • Taylor from O Fallon, MO
  • Jul-01-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Food service and dining halls are spread out on campus. Many dorms have their own dining hall. Food was served at orientation and it is definitely a step up from high school cafeteria food.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Emily
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    There are 5 panhellenic sororities and over 10 fraternities on campus. There are many opportunities through Greek Life including scholarships, homecoming, Greek Week and special events.

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  • 0
  • Bryan from Saint Louis, MO
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is great at Truman. We hold so many events, give back to the community, have a ton of fun but most importantly, we are making the future leaders of our great nation by becoming brothers, sisters and well rounded individuals.

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  • 0
  • Brian from Kirksville, MO
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I pledged last semester and it was the best decision I ever made in life. Lots of sororities and fraternities to become a part of.

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  • 0
  • Ashley from Springfield, IL
  • Jan-24-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a large amount of students who are a part of greek life. There are tons of options for boys and girls and I've heard great things. If Greek life isn't for you that's fine though too, I am not apart of any sorority and don't feel the need to be there is no pressure at Truman to join one.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Oct-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is awesome! It's a really great way to meet new people and you actually feel like you belong to something. I will warn you though, it is a HUGE commitment. You will be pressed for time and there are many requirements after you rush in order to be activated. It's not all fun and games, but it definitely can be.

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  • 0
  • Grace KC MO
  • Jul-30-2013 I am a current student here

    I like that they have social and service sororities. You can do both if you want.

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  • 0
  • Miquela from Kirksville, MO
  • Jun-28-2013 I am a current student here

    While Truman is not a huge Greek society it has a good Greek Life. Sorority chapters are around 100 girls and inexpensive. There isn't a house buy out. Organizations get along well with each other.

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