Maps & Directions
Public university in the Midwest for 18 years running (U.S. News & World Report)
Situated in Kirksville, a welcoming college town in northeastern Missouri, Truman provides the perfect setting for the pursuit of a rich college experience. Take a virtual campus tour or visit us and explore our beautiful 180-acre campus. Kirksville is within easy driving distance of major cities such as St. Louis, Mo.; Kansas City Mo.; and Des Moines, Iowa.Driving Directions
- Airport: Fly into the Kirksville Regional Airport on Cape Air which offers daily flights between Kirksville and St. Louis.
- Train: The Amtrak Station in La Plata, Missouri, is only 15 miles south of Kirksville. Amtrak often offers special deals for students.
- Bus: Greyhound bus stops at a location on the north side of Kirksville. Service is available from most locations with transfers.
If you need transportation from the Kirksville Regional Airport, the Amtrak Station, or the Bus drop-off, see the Kirksville Tourism website.
Area Lodging and Dining
For places to eat, stay, and shop while you're visiting Kirksville, check out the Visitors Guide to Kirksville.
"My favorite aspect of Truman is the sense of community. I love knowing so many people around campus and having so many great opportunities that I might not have at a larger university."
– Neva S., Creative Writing Major, Theatre Minor