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Truman State University

Kirksville, MO, USA
3.89 Average Rating

Truman State University is a 4-year public liberal arts college in northeast Missouri. Truman confers bachelor’s degrees in 36 academic majors and its Liberal Studies program combines “traditional learning” and “personal investigation.” Truman hosts four choral groups and 18 instrumental ensembles. Additionally, Truman State fields 16 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Bulldogs.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
67%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
78%
Out-Of-State Students
16%
95%
Submitting ACT
5%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 28
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1246
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
6,272
Total Number of Undergrads
5,898
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
59%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
75%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,512
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$8,099
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$14,951
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,780
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,778
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
99%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,548
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$6,032

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
47%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,014
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$22,402
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$238
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
234
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bulldogs
School Colors
Purple/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Saint Louis
Kansas City
Columbia
Chicago
Des Moines
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
51%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.89 Average Rating
Truman State University is a great university. You will enjoy your classes and never be bored. Truman State University is for those who are ready to work hard n to take their education to the next level.
Jessica from Maryland Heights, MO
Truman is a great school to attend for people interested in a variety of subjects. There are plenty of opportunities for assistance with classes as well as financial aid. While being a great academic school, Truman also provides lots of activities to keep their students involved and busy around campus.
Jessica from Florissant, MO
The teachers are fantastic. It is a lot of hard work. It had a good atmosphere.
Danielle from O FALLON, MO
Truman State is a very friendly environment. The dinner halls are very nice and clean they cooks also are very nice and friendly in the environment. Everybody on campus has a smile and seems happy and nice while also they are very well educated and smart.
X'zaviaun from Columbia, MO
Truman is a fantastic school to go for academics! The professors are mostly all phenomenal, the campus is cute and quaint, and it is all very affordable.
Current Freshman at Truman