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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 to attend Truman.

Why Truman?

Consistently Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

Consistently Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

For 22 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges has ranked Truman as the No. 1 public school in the Midwest.

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Affordable Tuition + Generous Scholarship Program

Affordable Tuition + Generous Scholarship Program

Approximately half of our seniors graduate without any federal student loan debt because of the many ways we help you fund your education.

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Faces of Truman

Faces of Truman

Ambitious, curious, creative students. Dedicated faculty. Successful alumni.

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Campus Visit Event: Sept. 28

Campus Visit Event: Sept. 28

Attend a Saturday Showcase Visit Event and spend the day experiencing our friendly campus. Our next Saturday Showcase is on Sept. 28.

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Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Discover your passions and develop your intellect. Your application is your first step.

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Truman Soars in Kiplinger National College RankingTruman Soars in Kiplinger National College Ranking

August 19, 2019

When broken down by region, Truman is the No. 1 public school in the Midwest, ranked above much larger flagship institutions. Among both public and private schools in the Midwest region, Truman ranked No. 11.

Local Group Collaborates on Statewide Initiative for Dark SkiesLocal Group Collaborates on Statewide Initiative for Dark Skies

August 19, 2019

Under the direction of Vayujeet Gokhale, associate professor of physics, a group at Truman has been receiving grant money from the NASA-Missouri Space Grant Consortium for the past four years to conduct light pollution research.

Student Helps Animals During Study AbroadStudent Helps Animals During Study Abroad

August 19, 2019

Senior biology major Natalie Biddle spent two weeks in Thailand helping animals and learning hands-on what it's like to be a veterinarian.

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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