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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,406 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,978 tuition
$7,190 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$238 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$21,142 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,714 tuition
$7,190 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$238 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,040 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
21% get federal aid ($4,513 avg)
48% get state aid ($1,610 avg)
93% get institn'l aid ($5,040 avg)
49% get loans ($5,468 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.56% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.92% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,756 95%
Federal Grant Aid $4,513 21%
Pell Grants $3,693 20%
Other Federal Grants $1,127 18%
Institution Grant Aid $5,040 93%
State Grant Aid $1,610 48%
Student Loans $5,468 49%
Federal Loans $5,198 49%
Other Loans $6,367 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Truman State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
100 E Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
(660) 785-4000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $291
Out of State $530


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Bryan from Saint Louis, MO
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Part of the reason Truman State University was my number one pick is because of the price. For the amazing value of education you get on this campus the price is ridiculously low and that's about all that needs to be said.

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

    Paying out of state tuition is definitely worth it to me to be able to attend this school. It's such a great community and all of the teachers are really genuine which is something I really wanted to find. I tried out larger schools and those just weren't welcoming.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Oct-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Truman is cheap. It's one of the cheapest in the state. It is definitely worth the money. You are getting a good education and its a very nice school (not to mention beautiful). Once you graduate, you will find that most jobs will pick a Truman student over many other school. It's true what they say: Truman is the Harvard of the Midwest.

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