Ranked No. 1
for Best Undergraduate Teaching among regional universities in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report)
Our professors pursue excellence in teaching—guiding, mentoring, and challenging students to explore the questions that matter. Because of their unparalleled commitment to teaching, U.S. News and World Report ranked Truman as the top regional university in the Midwest for "Best Undergraduate Teaching."
Learn from the Best
Our faculty are active in their fields and eagerly share their knowledge and experience by teaching fascinating courses. They help you discover connections across a wide range of endeavors—one of the hallmarks of a Truman education. And as an undergraduate student at Truman, you can work one-on-one beside your professors and mentors to develop new and innovative research.
Students Are the Top Priority
At Truman, 93 percent of our classes are taught by instructional faculty—not teaching assistants—and your professors take a genuine interest in your success. Their open-door policy means you can drop by their offices to discuss class, get extra help on an assignment, or just chat about the day’s events.
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"The care and concern that my professors have for their students is the best part of classes here. They come to class every day truly excited to teach their subject."
– Christopher B., Music (Liberal Arts) & English Major