100 E. Normal Street Kirksville, MO 63501 660-785-4114
http://www.truman.edu admissions@truman.edu
About Truman State University
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus 140 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,571
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 23%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 6,092 in-state, 10,522 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee None
  • Enrollment No. 5,381
Truman State University is committed to the advancement of knowledge, to freedom of thought and inquiry, and to the personal, social, and intellectual growth of its students. The University strives to identify and maintain a recognized standard of excellence in all of its educational activities. The mission of Truman State University is to offer an exemplary undergraduate education to well-prepared students, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, in the context of a public institution of higher education. To that end, the University offers affordable undergraduate studies in the traditional arts and sciences as well as selected pre-professional, professional, and master's level programs that grow naturally out of the philosophy, values, content, and desired outcomes of a liberal arts education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 18
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 13
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Lyceum Series, Homecoming, Dog Days, Student Research Conference, Greek Week, Squirrel Fest.
  • Number of students in fraternities 18
  • Percent students who are frat members 31%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi Sigma (Chemistry), Alpha Phi Sigma (Academic), Alpha Phi Sigma (Justice Systems), Alpha Psi Omega (Theater), Beta Alpha Psi (Business); Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business & Accountancy), Blue Key (Men? s service), Cardinal Key (
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) These are student organizations that are registered with the Center for Student Involvement. Truman State University does not have a religious affiliation. Baptist Student Union, Campus Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade
  • Other on-campus organizations 5%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 22%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Asian Students in America, Association of Black Collegians, Hispanic American Leadership Organization, Illusion, International Students Club, Iota Phi Theta, Unique Ensemble, Sigma Lambda Beta,
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City, Missouri (180), Kirksville, Missouri (5)
  • Distance to nearest train La Plata, Missouri (14)
  • Distance to nearest bus Columbia, MO (90)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 67%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 5%
  • Number of students using college housing 51%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (80%), women's dorms (8%), sorority housing (3%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (7%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 460,116
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 40,527
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 600
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, academic, psychological, birth control, other
  • Museums The E. M. Violette Museum - a historical collection of Missouriana and University-related artifacts.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,396
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library Facilities Exhibits Gallery, University Archives, Manuscripts Collection, Rare Books Collection, Missouriana Books and Periodicals, Harry H. Laughlin Papers and Library
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,537,884
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs May Department Stores, Target, Boeing, Caterpillar, Aldi, Enterprise, KPMG, Ernst & Young, IBM, Sprint, various hospitals and medical centers.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 54%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 21%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,696
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
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