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Take a Virtual Tour of Campus

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

Quality academics, great value for the money, high graduation rates and excellent job placement are just a few of the reasons students choose Truman, but there are so many more. To get started, check out the top 10 reasons why Truman is the smart choice.

Why Truman?

Our Stories

Our Stories

Truman is made up of a community of curious and smart learners who like to keep busy, have fun and explore new things. Discover how Truman has impacted the lives of students, faculty and alumni.

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Join the Pursuit

Join the Pursuit

At Truman, you can explore new ideas and gain a deeper understanding of the world and your place in it. And getting a top-notch education won’t cost you a fortune. Your application is your first step, and there’s no application fee to apply as a freshman.

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Scholarships

Scholarships

We believe that an exceptional education should be within reach for all, so we take every opportunity to help you by offering a generous scholarship program — 94% of our freshmen received Truman merit scholarships last year.

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Ranked Among the Best

Ranked Among the Best

Students and their families benefit from Truman’s commitment to high academic quality and affordability, a winning combination that gains Truman national recognition in publications such as U.S. News & World Report’s Best College rankings.

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Visit Our Welcoming Community

Visit Our Welcoming Community

One visit to campus and you’ll discover a vibrant community offering everything curious and passionate students need to stay active, learn, develop, and grow.  Sign up for our next Saturday Showcase on April 27 or select the type of visit that’s the best fit for you. We can’t wait to meet you!

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High School Students to Pitch Business IdeasHigh School Students to Pitch Business Ideas

April 15, 2019

Six competing finalists from high schools across Missouri will pitch their ideas to four judges and an audience of their peers. Judges include business professors and local business owners.

Academic Accolade Banquet Winners AnnouncedAcademic Accolade Banquet Winners Announced

April 15, 2019

David Gillette, Priscilla Riggle and Justin Jarvis were selected as Educator of the Year, Faculty Mental Health Honoree of the Year and Research Mentor of the Year, respectively.

Equestrian Team Competes in Regional ChampionshipEquestrian Team Competes in Regional Championship

April 15, 2019

The equestrian team represented Truman at the IHSA Zone 7 Region 5 championships, April 6, in Richmond, Ill.

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#1
public university in the Midwest Region
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