Facts About Truman

Exemplary Liberal Arts and Sciences

With a unique academic program that includes a distinctive blend of the liberal arts and sciences paired with highly specialized programming and high-impact experiential learning, the Truman educational experience is designed to develop rigorous thinkers and effective problem-solvers.


Our students graduate with high-reputation credentials. Truman is consistently recognized in college rankings published in U.S. News and World ReportPrinceton Review, and Washington Monthly, to name a few.


As a student-centered university, we place student success at the center of our academic and service planning, policies and programming. Every aspect of the student journey is designed to fulfill their needs, unleash their potential, and open the door to unlimited opportunities.

Meaningful Outcomes

Our vision is to develop educated citizens who can offer creative solutions to local, state, national, and global problems. We’re a campus of difference-makers who believe in our ability to profoundly impact lives and advance the collective — a fact that’s reflected in the successful outcomes of our graduates.


Truman has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1914.

Rich History

Since it was founded in 1867, Truman has been fueled by a relentless desire to develop critical thinkers and proactive doers.