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Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

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Overview

Truman State University is a 4-year institution located in Kirksville, MO, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Ruth Towne Museum and Visitors Center
100 East Normal Avenue
Kirksville, MO  63501-4221
United States
Contact Tara Hart
Director of Admission
Email: thart@truman.edu
Phone: 660-785-4114
Fax: 660-785-7456

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
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Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,595
Applied
2,877
Accepted
4,939
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

2,650
Females Applied
1,735
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,945
Males Applied
1,142
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.82
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Activities list/resume

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 680
SAT Math 570 670
ACT Composite 24 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,365
In-state
16,086
Out-of-state
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Fees

324
Full-time student fees
9,313
Room & board
6,053
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,049
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,827
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,346
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,013
Avg. Loan Aid
6,282
Avg. Grant Aid
8,500
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83.5%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
36%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,939
Total Undergrad students
8%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.26%
Black or African American 3.75%
White or Caucasian 77.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 2.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.5%
Other 1.15%

Gender

Male (40.86%)
Female (59.14%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 37%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Final Blowout (spring carnival) and BIG Event (one-day community service event)

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Nursing Student Association, Alpha Sigma Gamma (service sorority), Sigma Kappa (social sorority), Delta Zeta (social sorority) and Sigma Sigma Sigma (social sorority)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
patrols by commissioned officers, perimeter access system, dual 911 call center for campus/community, emergency text messaging system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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