5,898
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,518
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
67
67%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
Interested?

Interested in Truman State University? Save it to your profile for easy future access! Use the share option to let your friends and family know it's on your list!

Overview

Truman State University is a Comprehensive 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 Melody Chambers
Director of Admission
Email: mchamber@truman.edu
Phone: 660-785-4114
Fax: 660-785-7456

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agriculture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management 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 Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies Related Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Research And Experimental Psychology Related Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,263
Applied
3,552
Accepted
5,898
Enrolled
67%
Female icon

Female Admissions

3,043
Females Applied
2,163
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
Male icon

Male Admissions

2,220
Males Applied
1,389
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.79
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 September 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 605 705
SAT Math 580 715
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

Money icon

Tuition

7,425
In-state
14,277
Out-of-state
Fees icon

Fees

324
Full-time student fees
8,780
Room & board
5,790
Room only
Calculator icon

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
Alumni

Financial Aid

12,518
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,306
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,814
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,431
Avg. Loan Aid
5,992
Avg. Grant Aid
7,824
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
36%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,898
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.81%
Black or African American 3.41%
White or Caucasian 79.25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 2.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.34%
Other 1.49%

Gender

Male (41.35%)
Female (58.65%)

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 42%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Final Blowout (spring carnival) and BIG Event (one-day community service event)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities Checkmark
More
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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
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

Male icon

Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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 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
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
Female icon

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
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

398
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 324
Part-time - 74
Male - 215
Female - 183