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Truman State University

Kirksville, MO

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Truman State University

Overview

Truman State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Kirksville, MO.

Location & Contact

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

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,568
Applied
2,983
Accepted
5,504
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

2,633
Females Applied
1,806
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,935
Males Applied
1,177
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.79
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
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 550 670
SAT Math 530 688
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Fees

9,012
Room & board
5,848
Room only

Financial Aid

12,546
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,393
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,022
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,248
Avg. Loan Aid
6,238
Avg. Grant Aid
7,846
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
35%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,504
Total Undergrad students
7%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.18%
Black or African American 3.83%
White or Caucasian 78.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 2.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.63%
Other 1.27%

Gender

Male (40.84%)
Female (59.16%)

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 40%

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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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Alpha Phi Omega (co-ed service fraternity), Nursing Students Association, Alpha Sigma Gamma (service sorority), Beta Beta Beta (biology honors) and National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Campus Security & Safety

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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
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Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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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 No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) 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
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Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

370
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 301
Part-time - 69
Male - 206
Female - 164