Contact Rachel


Rachel Nielsen

Job: Admission Counselor - Transfer Coordinator

Hometown: Columbia, Missouri

Major: Sociology & Anthropology

Territory: Northern Iowa and Minnesota, Transfer

Alma Mater: Truman State University


Phone: 6603417869

Meet Rachel


Rachel's background with Truman? She shares alumni status with both of her parents and her older sister


Rachel's hobby? She loves geography and studying maps


The summer job of choice for Rachel? Working in Yellowstone National Park, where she spent 3 summers

Rachel Outside the Office


BA, Sociology/Anthropology - Truman State University

Rachel joined the Admissions team immediately following her graduation from Truman in December 2018.  As a student, Rachel was involved in both club and intramural sports, Cultural and Societal Honor Society, Social Work Club, and she volunteered with the student organization United Speakers. She was also a student worker at the Student Recreation Center, monitoring the weight room and teaching a Yoga class for students, faculty, and staff.

In addition to meeting with students and families when they visit Truman, Rachel travels to high schools and college fairs in Iowa and Minnesota. Outside of the office, she enjoys reading, spending time with her 3 siblings when possible, and staying active in the gym or outside.