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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…

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  • 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…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Mahima from Nepal
  • I am a current student here

    Being an international student loving spicy food, food here did not make me happy at first.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    Sodexo varies on meals. Some days meals might be good, some days meals might not be as good. It all depends. There is always an option available. If I didn't like any of the options, I almost always went for a salad because I could create one to my liking. And then there's dessert... would recommend. The SUB just got renovated and has good food if you're looking for a different option than the dining halls. You can get Chic-Fil-A, pizza, Mexican food, Chinese. There's a freezer section where you can get frozen meals. You can get pre-made salads, shakes/smoothies, granola/protein bars, other beverages...

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  • 3
  • donald from saint louis, mo
  • I am a current student here

    even though truman has its perks, no institution is completely perfect. the one downside is the food served at the dining halls, which i would give a subpar rating. at times, it is the food i want to eat, but other times i rather eat at the multitude of fast food joints on baltimore st. sodexo's food is nothing that i would miss over a home-cooked meal.

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  • 2
  • Unhappy
  • I am a current student here

    The food provided in the dorms is borderline inedible some days. There's a starbucks and rumors of a Chick-fil-a coming that you can use meals at. The meal plans are expensive and so is all the food worth eating (food in the Student Union Building AKA SUB)

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  • 4
  • Danielle from Ozark, MO
  • I am a current student here

    I am unfortunately a picky eater. College food is never going to be delicious, and if it is, it probably costs more. The SUB has good food though, and you can use meals and dinning dollars there. For hall dining, the sides are usually good, it's the main dishes that are kind of gross. They have a nice salad bar, usually three different kinds of soup, GREAT chocolate cake (when they have it), friendly staff, tons of cereal and drinks, and more random things.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Unhappy
  • I am a current student here

    GREEK LIFE WHOO! I am in a sorority, and I love it and my sisters however Truman is cracking down hard on Greek Life as a whole and there are too many unnecessary rules to have much fun. There are a lot of Greeks who are awesome and some way to focused on stereotype/gossiping.

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  • 0
  • Danielle from Ozark, MO
  • I am a current student here

    You do not have to be in Greek life to be apart of a sorority. I'm in a non-Greek sorority and love it, we still mix with Greek life, but don't have to follow their rules.

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  • 0
  • Mila from Saint Joseph, MO
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It exists. Most people in Truman are not involved in greek life as most people here are not partiers but greek life is available.

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  • 0
  • Erin from Milan, IL
  • I am a current student here

    I have no interest in Greek life. I know there are sororities and fraternities on campus, but that's about all I know.

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  • 0
  • Emily
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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