Life at Truman State University



Year Founded:1867

GPA of Incoming Students:90% have 3.25/4.00 or above
Majors/Minors:48/58
Percentage of Full-time Faculty with PhDs:85%
Graduate Placement Rate:90%
Percentage of Graduates Entering Graduate School:50%
Students Participating in Undergraduate Research:1,200

Academic Year:Two 15-week semesters
Fall Semester:Late August to mid-December
Spring Semester:Early January to early May

Student Organizations on Campus:More than 240
Size of Campus:210 acres

Truman Student Enrollment:Approximately 5,850 students
International Enrollment:Approximately 400 students
Student/Faculty Ratio:16:1
Average Class Size:24 students

Scholarship Opportunities: Each year approximately 85% of all new international students each year are awarded an International President’s Honorary Scholarship that covers up to 50% of tuition or more.

Truman State University is NATIONALLY RANKED, PERSONAL, & AFFORDABLE.
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Student Profiles

Language Translations

Iciar Garcia-Gutierrez, Spain 2015

My favorite part of Kirksville without any doubt would be Thousand Hills. I’ve visited it during all the seasons, and I always get amazed by its beauty. We enjoyed nature, had picnics, played badminton and even walked on the frozen lake.

Iciar Garcia-Gutierrez, Spain