Why Truman State University?

Distinct by Design

As a student-centered university, every step of your journey is tuned to your needs, potential, and impact. This makes Truman a truly special place.
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Personalized Academics

A holistic approach to education that combines liberal arts and sciences with highly specialized programming lets you customize your academic experience.

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Create Your Experience

There are many ways to develop your interpersonal skills and find new strengths by getting involved with the campus community:

  • professional clubs
  • service organizations
  • intramurals and athletic teams
  • musical and theatre groups
  • debate
  • student government
  • and much more

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Multidimensional Opportunities

You can engage in high-impact experiential learning beyond the classroom such as research, internships, and study abroad to fulfill every dimension of your unique potential.

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Lifelong Preparation

The Truman experience pushes you to uncover new ways of thinking and problem-solving that lead to a world of opportunity.

Recognized Results

Truman consistently receives high national rankings which means you graduate with high-reputation credentials.