Distinct by design
Truman State University has been named the #1 public university in the Midwest for 23 years running. Located in Kirksville, Missouri, Truman provides a high-quality education, small class sizes, and many opportunities for hands-on learning. Our graduates leave ready to begin their careers or enter graduate school, fully prepared to tackle any situation, and full of curiosity for a lifetime of learning.
Take advantage of the liberal arts and sciences
Truman’s liberal arts and sciences education provides students with a strong foundation in a variety of disciplines. You’ll get to take classes in areas that are interesting to you! Here, you’ll grow your critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills in a way that’ll make you highly sought after by future employers. Truman graduates are productive members of their communities and prepared to pursue their passions.
Involvement starts here
Did we mention you’ll have plenty to do at Truman? Our student community is active in so many ways. With over 230 student organizations, we have something for everyone. Student organizations include groups focused on academics, volunteerism, Greek life, identity-based communities, athletics, and more. You’ll find your people here, and those people will help you grow, develop leadership skills, and enjoy your time at Truman.