Distinct By Design

Every aspect of your student journey is deliberately crafted to fulfill your needs, potential and impact.
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Prove what’s possible with a multidimensional experience designed for you and built for the modern world. Explore your interests, pursue your passions, and prepare for the life you want to live.


We combine the foundational principles of the liberal arts and sciences with dynamic experiential learning to develop multidimensional professionals for the modern world.
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Student Life

Welcome to a student-first culture and close-knit campus community. This is where you’ll be accepted for who you are and challenged to be the person you want to become.
Life at Truman

Our People

Driven Students, Dynamic Faculty, A World of Opportunity

Our Impact

Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 25 Consecutive Years

Truman graduates work for the best companies in the world, attend the best graduate schools and earn nearly $10,000 more than the national average.

The Truman Difference

What's Happening at Truman

Check out all the great things happening around campus and throughout our community.

Kirk Memorial

Truman Included Among Best Colleges

The Princeton Review named Truman as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degree.

Spring Commencement

Spring 2022 Commencement Photos

View photos from the recent Spring Commencement Ceremony that took place May 7 at Stokes Stadium.

Volleyball team

Club Volleyball Places Second at National Tournament

Truman’s women’s club volleyball team placed second in the nation at the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation (NCVF) National Championship Tournament in Phoenix, Arizona, April 14-16.

Nursing simulation

Nursing Students Participate in Disaster Triage Simulation

Twenty-two senior critical care nursing students recently completed a disaster triage simulation.

Teatime with Sue

Tea Time Finale Focuses on Students

In the final episode of “Tea Time with Sue” for the academic year, University President Sue Thomas took the show on the road and talked with Truman students.

Delta of Missouri Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 20 New Members

The Delta of Missouri Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honors society inducted 20 students as members in course, April 18. Also inducted as an alumnus member was Jason Beckfield (’98) who is currently the Robert G. Stone, Jr. Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.

Janet Grummer; Patricia (McMichael) Cox, recipient of the President’s Leadership Award; and Donna Cox

Foundation Celebration Honors Donors

The annual Truman State University Foundation celebration took place April 9.

"Truman is a liberal arts and sciences school that gives you a vast array of skills that prepare you for the future."
Mitchell Heberer

Class of ‘21