A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Truman State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Address
100 E Normal Avenue
Kirksville, MO 63501
Website

Truman State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Truman State University

Cost

Net Price
$12,041/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,798/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,966/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,829/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,931/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,345/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.72 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.73 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.73 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,295Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 38 responses
Report
  • Hardworking
    76%
  • Interesting and "interesting"
    13%
  • Weird
    5%
  • Average
    3%
  • Nerd
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.74 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.85 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Harvard of the Midwest
    41%
  • Great value for such a low price
    18%
  • Not What You Were Expecting
    12%
  • The Midwest's Harvard, for the community college $
    12%
  • Much Better than Expecting
    6%
  • Pretty much what I expected
    6%
  • Necessary self-construction
    3%

After Truman State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.37 responses
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Truman State University Reviews

916 reviews
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Very Good317
Average363
Poor68
Terrible30
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Choosing Truman University is the best decision I have ever made were my education and future vision is concerned. The school is highly equipped with adequate and efficient tools and resources necessary for growth, learning and student success. The professors are interested in education and helping students achieve their goals, even when they are struggling. I would definitely pursue my student with this university as they have majors/programs that I am passionately interested in. The university also takes very god care of international students, offering on-going support and making students settle and be comfortable as much as possible!
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Choosing Truman University is the best decision I have ever made were my education and future vision is concerned. The school is highly equipped with adequate and efficient tools and resources necessary for growth, learning and student success. The professors are interested in education and helping students achieve their goals, even when they are struggling. I would definitely pursue my student with this university as they have majors/programs that I am passionately interested in. The university also takes very god care of international students, offering on-going support and making students settle and be comfortable as much as possible!
My experience at Truman State University has been amazing. When I was a Freshman, everyone was very welcoming. I knew Truman was the right school for me because the campus was beautiful, had a home-like feel to it, was a smaller sized school, and had a well-known nursing program. I also came here for the academic challenge. The academics are challenging, but the professors are very helpful. Every professor wants the best for their students and enjoys getting to know each student. In addition to the academics, I have also become involved in several organizations including a sorority, community service clubs, clubs related to my major, and the Truman State cheer team. Through these I have developed multiple strong friendships.
If you are considering to pursue Truman State University to receive your degree, please think about applying and scheduling a tour.