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

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December Commencement

December Commencement

Truman will have a live stream of the Commencement ceremony on December 14 at 11 a.m. so family and friends can participate in Commencement even if they cannot attend in person.

Commencement Details

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.

Cost & Financial Aid

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Your application is your first step to discovering your passions and developing  your intellect. We’re ready to answer any questions you have about applying to Truman.

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Truman: The Bulldog Advantage

Truman: The 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?

Faces of Truman

Faces of Truman

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

Our Stories

Consistently Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

Consistently Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

For 23 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges has ranked Truman as the No. 1 public school in the Midwest.

More about Truman’s rankings

Laser Shows Return to Planetarium for Holiday SeasonLaser Shows Return to Planetarium for Holiday Season

December 9, 2019

The planetarium will feature a series of themed laser shows for the holiday season through Dec. 14.

Art Class Creates Caterpillar Sculpture on DisplayArt Class Creates Caterpillar Sculpture on Display

December 9, 2019

Students in the Introduction to the Visual Arts class constructed the caterpillar sculpture currently displayed on the quad near the west side of Ophelia Parrish.

Students Selected as Gilman ScholarsStudents Selected as Gilman Scholars

December 9, 2019

Students Levi Cullifer and Kaitlin Lewis have been selected as Gilman Scholars and will be studying abroad in the spring.

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#1
public university in the Midwest for 23 consecutive years
U.S. News & World Report

#9
in the top 50 most affordable in-state public universities
AffordableColleges.com

#10
best master's university in the nation
Washington Monthly