Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$8,299

$15,659

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
550
75th
650
25th
530
75th
33
25th
23
75th
28
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,768
Declined 1,071
Total Received 3,839
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Public

5,210

undergraduate students

427

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,637
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

140-acre campus in Kirksville (population: 17,536), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Truman State University
100 East Normal Avenue
Kirksville, MO
63501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
57%
Top 1/4
82%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
550
75th
650
25th
530
75th
33
25th
23
75th
28
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,768
Declined 1,071
Total Received 3,839

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,772

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,975
Room $5,935
Board $3,584
Additional fees $324
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $18,818
Average Financial Aid - $8,772
Total with Avg. Aid $10,046
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
History, General.
Linguistics.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Russian Language and Literature.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Exercise Science

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

5,637

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

5,210
students

Female
59%
3,079

Male
41%
2,131

8%

427
students

Female
73%
312

Male
27%
115

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

4,371
students

Female
60%
2,608

Male
40%
1,763

16%

839
students

Female
56%
471

Male
44%
368

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented China
France
Ghana
Nepal
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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