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.
Our Academic Programs
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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.
Life at Truman

Our People

Driven Students, Dynamic Faculty, A World of Opportunity

Our Impact

Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 25 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.

Truman student-athletes

Truman Athletes Earn Academic Honors

Several Truman student-athletes received honors from the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

McKinney Center

Student Health Center and UCS Available During the Summer

The Student Health Center and University Counseling Services will continue to remain open throughout the summer.

Julene Ensign and Zhijun Wen

Ensign and Wen Earn Academic Innovation Awards

Julene Ensign, assistant professor of exercise science, MAE physical education, and Zhijun Wen, assistant professor of Chinese, were the Spring 2022 winners of the Truman Academic Innovation Award.


Student Loans Available Through University Foundation

Students with financial needs that may interfere with their ability to continue their education can seek assistance through the Truman State University Foundation Loan Program.

Bill Lovegreen

Lovegreen Appointed to Board of Governors

Bill Lovegreen was appointed to the Truman State University Board of Governors in June.

"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