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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?

Pursue What Matters to You

Pursue What Matters to You

You’re curious, ambitious and creative, and we like to nurture those traits. Our smaller size, coupled with learning opportunities beyond the traditional classroom, means you can spend your time dreaming up ideas and making them happen.

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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. Apply right away for the highest priority consideration for scholarships.

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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 learning community offering everything curious and passionate students need to stay active, learn, develop, and grow. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Jarvis and Mohler Receive Innovation AwardsJarvis and Mohler Receive Innovation Awards

January 14, 2019

Justin Jarvis, assistant professor of economics, and Sarah Mohler, assistant professor of English, each earned the fall 2018 Academic Innovation Award.

December Graduation List ReleasedDecember Graduation List Released

January 14, 2019

Students who graduated with honors will have that distinction noted by their names. Cum laude recognizes those who earned a grade point average between 3.50-3.74. Magna cum laude is for graduates with a grade point average between 3.75-3.89. Summa cum laude honors graduates with a grade point average above 3.9.

Ling Selected for Missouri Studies FellowshipLing Selected for Missouri Studies Fellowship

January 14, 2019

Huping Ling, professor of history, has been awarded a Center of Missouri Studies Fellowship from the State Historical Society of Missouri to study how the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act affected Missourians.

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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