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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

Exceptional academics and excellent job placement rates are just a few of the reasons students choose Truman, but there are so many more. Check out the top 10 reasons to attend Truman.

Why Truman?

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

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

Faces of Truman

Faces of Truman

Ambitious, curious, creative students. Dedicated faculty. Successful alumni.

Our Stories

Saturday Showcase Visits

Saturday Showcase Visits

Have you been thinking about visiting Truman’s campus? Students of any age can sign up for a Saturday Showcase visit event which provides an overview of academic programs, financial aid, student services and more.

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Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

Discover your passions and develop your intellect. Your application is your first step.

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TEDx Tickets Available Oct. 21TEDx Tickets Available Oct. 21

October 14, 2019

TEDxTrumanStateUniversity is officially licensed under TED, an internationally recognized organization that reaches millions of viewers each year. TEDx conferences are independently organized, community-based events designed to spark discussion, showcase diverse perspectives and foster learning.

Professor's Book Looks at Cultural Change in ChileProfessor's Book Looks at Cultural Change in Chile

October 14, 2019

Anton Daughters, associate professor of anthropology, recently published his book "Memories of Earth and Sea."

Entrepreneur to Teach Students the Finer Points About Side HustlesEntrepreneur to Teach Students the Finer Points About Side Hustles

October 14, 2019

Alumnus and entrepreneur Doug Villhard will return to campus and give all interested students advice on starting and running a business.

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