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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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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.
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Driven Students, Dynamic Faculty, A World of Opportunity

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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.

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What's Happening at Truman

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

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Football Team to Return to America’s Crossroads Bowl

For a second time, the Truman football team will represent the GLVC in the America’s Crossroads Bowl, Dec. 4, at Brickyard Stadium in Hobart, Indiana.

Bill Neff

School of Business Welcomes Alumnus as New Executive-in-Residence

Bill Neff, vice president of bags and apparel for YETI, will serve as Truman’s next Bentele/Mallinckrodt Executive-in-Residence.

capstone exhibition

Capstone Exhibitions to be Displayed in Art Gallery Dec. 6-10

The University Art Gallery will present a capstone exhibition of students completing either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in studio art, Dec. 6-10.

Dr. Antony Davies and Dr. James R. Harrigan

Econ Podcast Returns for Event on Campus

The weekly “Words & Numbers” podcast, co-hosted by economist Dr. Antony Davies and political scientist Dr. James R. Harrigan, will record live on campus at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in Baldwin Hall 102.

"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