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Visit our Friendly and Welcoming Community

Visit our Friendly and Welcoming Community

One visit to campus and you’ll discover why this vibrant learning community features everything curious and passionate students need to stay active, learn, develop, and grow.

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Life at Truman State University

Life at Truman State University

Your learning opportunities extend well beyond the classroom and the Truman campus and may include internships, research, study abroad, service learning or the Honors Scholar Program. Pursue all the questions and topics that spark your curiosity.
 
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Begin Your Journey at Truman

Begin Your Journey at Truman

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. Our online application or the Common Application is your first step, and there’s no application fee when applying as a freshman.

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Building Connections to the Professional World

Building Connections to the Professional World

Internships provide the ideal setting for you to apply what you learn in the classroom. Truman students participate in internships on campus, in the local community, all across the U.S., and around the world.

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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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Take a Virtual Tour of Campus

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus

Get a feel for 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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Wind Symphony to Perform "Wine-Dark Sea"Wind Symphony to Perform "Wine-Dark Sea"

November 12, 2018

Wind Symphony I will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at Baldwin Hall Auditorium.

Annual Tag Day Celebrates DonorsAnnual Tag Day Celebrates Donors

November 12, 2018

Truman will celebrate donations to the University Nov. 13 by tagging items across campus made possible by private gifts to the University. Students can participate in a social media scavenger hunt.

Speaker Explores Keeping the Humanities RelevantSpeaker Explores Keeping the Humanities Relevant

November 12, 2018

Marco Romani will present "Humanities Outreach and Social Entrepreneurship" at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 in Ophelia Parrish 2210.

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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