Distinct By Design

Every aspect of your student journey is deliberately crafted to fulfill your needs, potential, and impact.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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Truman Extends No. 1 Ranking Streak to 27 Years

Truman’s spot at the top of the U.S. News & World Report college rankings now stands at 27 years and counting.

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Fall Career and Graduate Week Expo Set for Sept. 25-29

This year’s fall Career and Graduate Expo will take place Sept. 25-29.

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Government Internships Available in Jefferson City

An informational meeting for the Spring 2024 Missouri Government Internship Program will take place at 4:45 p.m. Sept. 20 in McClain 210.

Ji Hye Jung

Campus Welcomes Internationally Acclaimed Artist

The Department of Music will host internationally acclaimed concert marimba artist Ji Hye Jung.

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FAFSA Changes Coming This Year

Students who rely on financial assistance should be aware of ongoing changes to the FAFSA process.

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ITS “Tech Bytes” Explores Campus Email

Starting in this issue, Information and Technology Services will share weekly “Tech Bytes” in the Truman Today focusing on some aspect of campus technology.

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Community Honors September 11

Truman ROTC members, along with students and members of the Kirksville community, came together to pay tribute to those lost on September 11, 2001.

"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