Truman State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Truman State University is a medium four-year, public school with 6,240 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1867 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Kirksville, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Truman State University.

Truman State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, Occupational Therapy, Education, Psychology, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
89%
Truman State University student retention rate is high at 89% (well above Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Truman State University is good: 71%.

Student to faculty ratio at Truman State University is decent: 17:1. Find out more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,100
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - about $12,800 per year. The additional fees at Truman State University not covered by tuition are around $300; which comes to a total of $13,100 a year.

Read the details about Truman State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
According to recent data, 4,445 applications were submitted and 3,275 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

Truman State University will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Truman State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Truman State University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Truman State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Truman State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,900 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: roughly $4,900 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Truman State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Truman State University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Truman State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Truman State University, 100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221, USA
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