Tuition & Fees

$8,080

$14,931

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
48%
500-599
17%
400-499
5%
700-800
33%
600-699
35%
500-599
29%
400-499
3%
30-36
40%
24-29
38%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
61%
18-23
22%
12-17
3%
30-36
28%
24-29
52%
18-23
20%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,552
Declined + 1,711
Total Received 5,263
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Public

5,898

undergraduate students

374

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6483
ACT 2336

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Fun Facts

  • Look closely at the weathervane atop Kirk Memorial building on the Truman State University campus: it doesn't move! In 1996, the school welded the weathervane in place so it always points northeast, as an homage to the school's former name, Northeast Missouri State.

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Location

School Facts

Truman State University, founded in 1867, is a public liberal arts and sciences university. Its 140-acre campus is located near downtown Kirksville, MO.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,272
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Kirksville, MO

140-acre campus in Kirksville (population: 17,519), approximately 200 miles from both Kansas City and St. Louis. Major airports serve Kansas City and St. Louis; smaller airports serve Kirksville and Columbia (90 miles); Amtrak service from LaPlata (10 miles). School operates transportation to train station at holiday breaks.

Truman State University
100 East Normal Avenue
Kirksville, MO 63501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 23% of male students
 
7 sororities 23% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
52%
Top 1/4
83%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
48%
500-599
17%
400-499
5%
700-800
33%
600-699
35%
500-599
29%
400-499
3%
30-36
40%
24-29
38%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
61%
18-23
22%
12-17
3%
30-36
28%
24-29
52%
18-23
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,552
Declined + 1,711
Total Received 5,263

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Melody Chambers
Director of Admission
P: 800 892-7792
F: 660 785-7456
admissions@truman.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,518

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,426
Room & board $8,780
Additional fees $654
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $17,860
Average Financial Aid - $12,518
Total with Avg. Aid $5,342
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 660 785-4130
F: 660 785-7389
finaid@truman.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Robin White
Interim Director of Financial Aid
rpillen@truman.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Climbing, Cycling, Dance, Dodgeball, Equestrian Sports, Fishing, Jujitsu, Karate, Lacrosse, Paintball, Power Lifting, Roller Hockey, Rugby, Running, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tae Kwon Do, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Youn Wha Ryu

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Cheerleading, Climbing, Dance, Dodgeball, Equestrian Sports, Fishing, Power Lifting, Jujitsu, Soccer, Tae Kwon Do, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Youn Wha Ryu

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Indoor Soccer, March Madness, Punt-Pass-Kick, Racquetball, Swimming, Track, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Jerry Wollmering (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Science
Art
Art/Liberal Arts
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classics
Communication
Communication Disorders
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Economics
Education
English
Exercise Science
French
German
Health Science
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Justice Systems
Leadership
Linguistics
Mathematics
Music
Music Performance
Nursing
Philosophy/Religion
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Education
Psychology
Romance Languages
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Statistics
Theatre
Undeclared
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,272

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

5,898
students

Female
59%
3,459

Male
41%
2,439

6%

374
students

Female
75%
282

Male
25%
92

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

5,134
students

Female
59%
3,025

Male
41%
2,109

13%

764
students

Female
57%
434

Male
43%
330

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented China
Ghana
India
Nepal
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Melanee Crist
Director of Center for International Students
660 785-4215
intladmit@truman.edu

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