Whether you are starting your first year of college, pursuing graduate studies, or are a transfer or international student, you’ll get a high-quality, affordable education at Truman State University that is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences. This well-rounded curriculum will prepare you to succeed in any graduate program or career you choose to pursue after graduation.
But academics aren’t all Truman students pursue. Our campus, located in Kirksville, Missouri, is always buzzing with activity. You can participate in nearly 240 student organizations, volunteer in the local community, become a part of campus Greek life, watch our Bulldogs compete in one of our 20 NCAA Division II sports, or even write for Detours, a Midwest travel magazine produced solely by Truman students.
Feel free to explore our website to discover all of the exciting ways you can get involved and be an active member of the Truman community. When you are ready, request a campus visit for an overview of opportunities. Know you want to become a Bulldog? Our free undergraduate application is available online. And since your application serves as the scholarship application, you won't need to do anything more than submit the application requirements.
Public university in the Midwest for 18 years running (U.S. News & World Report)
"I like the small class sizes and how each professor generally teaches a small number of classes. Because of this, all my professors know my name and how I perform in the class. It helps to hold me responsible and gives me extra motivation to do my best."
– Jazmyn B., Music Major