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Get a feel for campus without leaving home. Let our tour guides introduce you to some of their favorite places through videos, photos and 360s.

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Real-Life Learning

Real-Life Learning

We combine rigorous academics with dynamic experiential learning to develop multi-dimensional professionals for the modern world.

Real-life learning opportunities

Affordable Tuition + Generous Scholarship Program

Affordable Tuition + Generous Scholarship Program

Approximately half of our seniors graduate without any federal student loan debt because of the many ways we help you fund your education.

Cost & Financial Aid

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Your application is your first step to discovering your passions and developing  your intellect. We’re ready to answer any questions you have about applying to Truman.

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Truman: The Bulldog Advantage

Truman: The Bulldog Advantage

Exceptional academics, high graduation rates, and superb job placement figures are just a few of the reasons students choose Truman, but there are so many more.

Why Truman?

Faces of Truman

Faces of Truman

Ambitious and creative students. Dynamic and dedicated faculty. A world of opportunity.

Our Stories

Consistently Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

Consistently Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

For 23 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges has ranked Truman as the No. 1 public school in the Midwest.

More about Truman’s rankings

Food Bank is a Valuable Community ResourceFood Bank is a Valuable Community Resource

March 30, 2020

Students in Kirksville facing food insecurity can take advantage of food bank resources. Anyone who would like to support the food bank can visit sharefoodbringhope.org for details.

Faculty Offer Messages of EncouragementFaculty Offer Messages of Encouragement

March 30, 2020

In the wake of in-person classes being suspended for the remainder of the semester, Truman reached out to faculty members so they could provide messages of encouragement to students.

Commencement Postponed Until Aug. 1Commencement Postponed Until Aug. 1

March 30, 2020

Spring 2020 Commencement has been postponed and, barring any unforeseen circumstances, will take place Aug. 1. Details are still being finalized and will be announced when they are available.

More News

#1
public university in the Midwest for 23 consecutive years
U.S. News & World Report

#9
in the top 50 most affordable in-state public universities
AffordableColleges.com

#10
best master's university in the nation
Washington Monthly