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Truman State University

  • Kirksville, MO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 5,898
    total students
  • $7,096 | $12,968
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 72%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 27
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Romance Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,462
    • Accepted3,221
    • Acceptance Rate72%
    • Enrolled5,898
    • Female Applicants2,666
    • Females Accepted1,946
    • Female Acceptance Rate72%
    • Male Applicants1,796
    • Males Accepted1,275
    • Male Acceptance Rate70%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      official college entrance exam scores required, activities list/resume recommended
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.77
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen September 15th Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen September 15th Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 540 680
    • SAT Math 540 680
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 27 25 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$7,096
    • Out-of-state tuition *$12,968
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$272.00
    • Room and board *$7,720.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,898
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.92%
    • Black or African American3.07%
    • White or Caucasian81.47%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.2%
    • Asian1.64%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.07%
    • Two or more races2.12%
    • Unknown2.15%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout6.36% representing 50 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students17% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 42%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations Alpha Phi Omega (co-ed service fraternity), Alpha Sigma Gamma (service sorority), Nursing Students' Association, Beta Beta Beta (biology honors), Alpha Sigma Alpha, and Sigma Sigma Sigma (It's a tie. Both are social sororities.)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other patrols by commissioned officers, perimeter access system, dual 911 call center for campus & community, emergency text messaging system

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling No Division C No
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Golf No No No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 2 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Weight Lifting No Division C No
    • Wrestling No Division 2 Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling No Division C No
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Swimming Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Weight Lifting No Division C No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty362
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 5,609 students to 329 faculty

Location & Contact

100 East Normal Avenue
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
USA

Melody Chambers

Director of Admissions

Phone: 660-785-4114
Fax: 660-785-7456
Email: mchamber@truman.edu



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