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Truman Earns No. 1 Ranking for 21 Consecutive Years

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Truman State University has now topped the U.S. News & World Report rankings for 21 years in a row.

In the recently released 2018 Best College rankings, Truman was again listed as the No. 1 public university, No. 8 overall, in the Midwest region. Truman was the only Missouri university in the top 10, and it was the state’s only public school listed among the top 85 institutions rated in the Midwest regional rankings.
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