Distinct By Design

Every aspect of your student journey is deliberately crafted to fulfill your needs, potential, and impact.
Down Arrow
Student on Truman campus


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.
Our Academic Programs
Students on Truman campus

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.

Brittany Broski

SAB Presents Spring Comedian Brittany Broski

Social media personality, comedian and singer Brittany Broski, along with opener Opey Olagbaju, will perform at 7 p.m. March 25 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium.

Students raking leaves as part of the Big Event

Big Event Sign Up Now Open

The annual Big Event service project will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 1.

Summer Session, registration for summer classes begins March 22, 2023. Visit summer.truman.edu.

Summer Registration Opens March 22

Summer is a great time for students to focus their attention on a challenging class, or work on boosting their GPA for scholarship renewal or graduate school applications. It is also an opportunity to make a lot of progress toward an additional major or minor without falling behind.

Tea Time with Sue

“Tea Time” Introduces New CDI Director and Returning Alumna

University President Sue Thomas welcomed Vanessa Alexander, director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, for a recent episode of “Tea Time with Sue.”


Esports to Host Super Smash Tournament

Bulldog Brawl No. 2 will take place April 1 in the Presidential Reading room in Pickler Memorial Library.


Truman Continues Tree Campus Recognition

Truman was honored with 2022 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its dedication to sustainable urban forest management.

Carrie Gillon

Visiting Ofstad Scholar Examines Squamish Language

The Ofstad Reading Series will host scholar Carrie Gillon from 12:30-1:30 p.m. March 29 in Student Union Building Georgian Room A.


Opportunities to Gain Mental Health Training

Students, faculty and staff will have the chance to attend training sessions to learn more about mental health and how to help someone in need.

Math contest participants

Truman Plays Host for Math Competitions

Nearly 50 elementary and middle school students participated in a Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics qualifying contest for elementary and middle school students on campus Feb. 25.

"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