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Truman State University

100 E Normal Avenue, Kirksville, MO

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Truman State University is a public institution located in Kirksville, MO and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. Over 6,000 students enroll at Truman State University yearly.

Areas of study available at Truman State University include but are not limited to:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • English Language And Literature
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Communications And Journalism

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then studied by admissions officials. Most students accepted to this school have an SAT score between 1040 - 1280, or an ACT composite score within the range of 25 - 30. Truman State University admits approximately 80 percent of students applying yearly. Of those students accepted, around 40 percent registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found at admissions.truman.edu.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay nearly $7,700, while out-of-state residents pay $14,000 per year. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is approximately $5,200. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Truman State University "Bulldogs" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

Students can take a look at the school's http://www.truman.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Truman State University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Truman State University is about 6,200. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 20% enrolling as graduate students and 94% as undergraduate students.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $7,200-$8,600
    • Out-of-State: $13,000-$16,050
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $300-$360 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $560-$670 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$8,760
Receiving Student Loans49%$5,975
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Truman State University may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Truman State University has a high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years54%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Truman State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Football (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Truman State University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
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    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    99%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    16:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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