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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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Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 27 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.

Truman Announces Academic Honor Rolls

Truman has released its academic honor rolls for the spring 2024 semester.

Students who received a grade point average of 3.5 or better during the spring semester can now find their honor roll information posted online.

Carnes Named 2024-25 Presser Scholar

MaKenna Carnes, a recent bachelor’s of music in vocal performance graduate from Kirksville, has been named the Presser Scholar for the 2024-25 academic year.

LRP Award Winners Announced

The awards ceremony for the 2024 Leadership Recognition Program took place April 23 in the Student Union Building.

Morris Wins Discus National Championship

In his last event as a collegiate athlete, Jacob Morris won the national championship in the men’s discus throw at the 2024 NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships, May 24.

Summer Program Open to Area Grade School Children

The JBA Jr. Program at Truman is currently accepting reservations for this summer’s session taking place July 15-19.

FAFSA Filing Now Open

Students can file or make changes to their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2024-2025 school year at studentaid.gov.

"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