At a Glance

Location

  • Location: Kirksville, Missouri
  • Population of Kirksville: Approximately 17,000
  • Size of campus: 180 acres
  • Tree Campus USA School

Student Body

  • Undergraduate enrollment: 4,939
  • Graduate enrollment: 292
  • International students: 374 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: 3.82
  • Average ACT: 27.26

Academics

  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 16:1
  • Average class size: 25
  • 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
  • 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