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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

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.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Did you know nearly half of Truman students graduate with no federal student loan debt? And the other half graduate with debt that’s well below state and national averages.

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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 — 94% of our freshmen received Truman merit scholarships last year.

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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 community offering everything curious and passionate students need to stay active, learn, develop, and grow.  Sign up for our next Saturday Showcase on March 30 or select the type of visit that’s the best fit for you. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Residence Hall Association Attends Regional ConferenceResidence Hall Association Attends Regional Conference

February 18, 2019

Truman was selected as the MACURH School of the Year, which is the highest honor that can be bestowed to an institution in the region.

Clayton B. Ofstad Reading Series to Feature AlumnaClayton B. Ofstad Reading Series to Feature Alumna

February 18, 2019

Clayton B. Ofstad speaker Angela Carter will present "Classrooms in Crisis: Disability, Pedagogy, Feminism, and the Trigger Warning Debate" at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre.

Purdy Emerging Leaders Scholarship Now AvailablePurdy Emerging Leaders Scholarship Now Available

February 18, 2019

The Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation will offer the Purdy Emerging Leaders Scholarship, named in honor of Allan Walker Purdy.

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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