Distinct By Design

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


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.
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We combine the foundational principles of the liberal arts & sciences with dynamic experiential learning to develop multi-dimensional professionals for the modern world.
Our Curriculum

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 23 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 Among Best Master’s Schools in the Nation According to Washington Monthly

Truman has again been recognized by Washington Monthly as one of the top master’s universities in the nation, coming in at No. 12 on the publication’s 2020 college rankings. Of the 614 institutions included on the Master’s University rankings, Truman was the only Missouri school in the top 185 spots.

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Commencement Scheduled for Nov. 21

Truman will host in-person commencement ceremonies Nov. 21 for students scheduled to graduate at the conclusion of the fall semester. Due to restrictions on large gatherings, no guests will be in attendance, only the graduates and a small delegation of University representatives on the stage.

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Statement of Commitment to Racial Equity and Institutional Change

To examine structural and systemic racism, Truman conducted a town hall on racial injustice and inequity to provide an opportunity to gain a shared understanding of what must be done to accomplish institutional change. When asked what Truman should do immediately, members of the panel advocated for the importance of making a public statement.

"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