- 4 Year
- KIRKSVILLE, MO
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Truman State is proud to have safely and successfully navigated in-person learning since the Fall 2020 semester without interruptions. By following safe guidelines, maximizing our class spaces, and ensuring faculty are trained to deliver online coursework if necessary, we have worked hard to minimize impact on the student experience. Our Fall 2021 semester plans will be available by June 30th. Learn More
- Academicsgrade A minus
- Valuegrade A
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade C
- Athleticsgrade B minus
- Party Scenegrade B
- Professorsgrade B
- Locationgrade D
- Dormsgrade B+
- Campus Foodgrade C minus
- Student Lifegrade C+
- Safetygrade B
We believe a high-caliber college education should provide the varied opportunities our students want for their long-term personal and career success while still being affordable to in- and out-of-state students.
We’ve been the #1 Public University in the Midwest for the past 24 years running.
We are ranked the #2 best Undergraduate Teaching Program in the Midwest, ahead of Butler University, Elmhurst University, and Bradley University.
We're a Best Value College according Princeton Review and the #1 Best Value School in the Midwest according to U.S. News and World Report.
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Most Popular Majors
- Business147 Graduates
- Kinesiology and Exercise Science108 Graduates
- Biology103 Graduates
- Psychology103 Graduates
- Public Health Education79 Graduates
- English76 Graduates
- Accounting71 Graduates
- Nursing48 Graduates
- Communications47 Graduates
- Agriculture45 Graduates
Our internationally accredited Business Administration program lets students focus on Marketing, Management, International Business, and Finance. You'll take courses in each area and choose one or two concentrations that are right for you. Whether you want to do more data crunching, project managing, or leading a team, you'll get skills in all areas to make you the pinch-hitter for your team.
- Mix of Online and on Campus8%
- On Campus82%
- Interesting and "interesting"11%
- Harvard of the Midwest36%
- Great value for such a low price21%
- The Midwest's Harvard, for the community college $14%
- Not What You Were Expecting12%
- Much Better than Expecting5%
- Pretty much what I expected5%
- Necessary self-construction2%