At a Glance

Location

  • Location: Kirksville, Missouri
  • Population of Kirksville: Approximately 17,000
  • Size of Campus: 180 acres

Student Body

  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,504
  • Graduate enrollment: 349
  • International Students: 377 from approximately 48 countries
  • Student population: 60% female/40% male

Cost & Financial Aid

  • 94% of freshmen receive Truman merit scholarships
  • Full-time students taking 12-17 credit hours pay a flat fee
  • Truman’s competitive out-of-state tuition is less than many surrounding state universities’ in-state tuition
  • Approximately half our seniors graduate without any federal student loan debt
  • Truman alumni have the lowest default rate on student loans of all public colleges and universities in Missouri

Freshman Academic Profile

  • Average high school GPA: 3.79
  • Average ACT: 27.04
  • 1,000+ first-year students from 40 states and 48 countries

Academics

  • 97% of classes have 40 students or fewer
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16:1
  • Nearly 100% of faculty teach undergraduate courses
  • More than 500 study abroad opportunities
  • Nearly 35% of graduating Truman seniors plan to pursue a graduate degree
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1914

Schools

  • School of Arts and Letters, School of Business, School of Health Sciences and Education, School of Science and Mathematics, School of Social and Cultural Studies

Student Life

  • Freshmen Living on Campus: 98%
  • Student Organizations: 250+
  • 71% of students are involved in two or more student organizations
  • Members of Greek social sororities/fraternities: 18% women/21% men
  • Housing: Traditional, suite and apartment-style residence halls
  • Student Recreation Center: weight room, basketball courts, track, multipurpose gym, aerobics room, 50+ pieces of cardio equipment
  • Nearly 30% of students participate in intramural sports
  • Varsity Athletics Teams: 18
  • Athletics Conference: NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference

Alumni

  • 62,000+ alumni living all around the world
  • Alumni Chapter Locations:
    • Arizona
    • Chicago
    • Dallas
    • Iowa
    • Kansas City
    • Mid-Atlantic
    • Mid-Missouri
    • Northeast Missouri
    • St. Louis