Distinct By Design

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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Student Life

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.
Life at Truman

Our People

Driven Students, Dynamic Faculty, A World of Opportunity

Our Impact

Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 26 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.

The Truman Difference

What's Happening at Truman

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

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NSF Grant Puts Truman in the Supercomputer Game

Truman is leading the way for undergraduates to access a high-performance computer, opening the door for new research opportunities on campus and providing students with in-demand workforce skills.

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Truman Expands Direct Admission Options

Starting with the current recruitment cycle, Truman has opted in to the Comm App Direct Admissions program, meaning more prospective students will have an additional path to enrollment at the University.

Laura Brooks

Marketing Professional and Truman Alumna to Deliver Commencement Address

Laura Brooks, co-founder and managing partner of the marketing agency Foundation Collective, will serve as the December commencement speaker.

Students at the Model United Nations

Truman Participates in Model United Nations Conference

Meg Edwards, associate professor of political science and international relations, led students from her Model United Nations course to participate in the American Model United Nations (AMUN) Conference in Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 18-21.

"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