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Get a feel for our park-like campus without leaving home. Let our student tour guides introduce you to some of their favorite places through videos, photos and 360s.

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Truman’s Bulldog Advantage

Truman’s Bulldog Advantage

Exceptional academics and excellent job placement rates are just a few of the reasons students choose Truman, but there are so many more. Check out the top 10 reasons why Truman is the smart choice.

Why Truman?

Our Stories

Our Stories

Truman is made up of a community of smart, talented, and ambitious learners who share a passion for the pursuit of knowledge, ability, community, a better world, and happiness.

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Join the Pursuit

Join the Pursuit

At Truman, you can pursue your life and your education with a passion. Study everything that inspires and empowers you. Invent your future. Your application is your first step.

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Scholarships

Scholarships

We believe that a high-quality education should be within reach for all, so we take every opportunity to help you by offering a generous scholarship program — 94% of our freshmen received Truman merit scholarships last year.

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Ranked Among the Best

Ranked Among the Best

Students and their families benefit from Truman’s commitment to high academic quality and affordability, a winning combination that gains Truman national recognition in publications such as U.S. News & World Report’s Best College rankings.

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Visit Our Welcoming Community

Visit Our Welcoming Community

One visit to campus and you’ll discover a vibrant community offering everything you need to stay active, learn, develop, and grow. Come take a campus tour. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Spring 2019 Graduation List ReleasedSpring 2019 Graduation List Released

June 10, 2019

Nearly 1,100 students participated in the May 11 ceremony.

Appointments Made to the Board of GovernorsAppointments Made to the Board of Governors

June 10, 2019

Two members were appointed to the Truman State University Board of Governors, June 3.

Dine On-campus This Summer, or Take it "To-Go"Dine On-campus This Summer, or Take it "To-Go"

June 10, 2019

In addition to the normal all-you-can-eat dine-in option, guests can purchase sustainable Green Box to-go containers for a one-time cost of $5.

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#1
public university in the Midwest for 22 consecutive years
U.S. News & World Report

#1
value in the nation among public colleges & universities
Consumers Digest

#7
master's university in the nation
Washington Monthly