Rankings & Recognitions

Students in libraryNationally Ranked

  • No. 1 Public University in the Midwest region for 21 years running. More»
    U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” (2018)
  • Named among “The Best 382 Colleges.” More»
    Princeton Review’s College Guide (2018)
  • The best “hidden gem” college in the state of Missouri. More»
    College Raptor (2016)
  • No. 49 on list of best public colleges in the U.S. More»
    Business First/The Business Journals (2016)

Affordable High-Quality Academics

  • Named among “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.” More»
    Princeton Review (2018)
  • Listed as No. 6 among public schools in the Midwest region in the “Best Bang for the Buck” category.  More»
    Washington Monthly (2017) 
  • Truman is the highest rated Missouri public school to be included in the 2018 Best College Values ranking.”  More»
    Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (2018)
  • One of 20 public colleges profiled as a “Best Buy” school noted for its quality academic offerings and affordable cost. More»
    Fiske Guide to Colleges (2018)