65%

Acceptance Rate

$8,950

Avg.Financial Aid

002495

FAFSA Code

About Truman State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,853

Website

www.truman.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A public university by the name of Truman State University is located in Kirksville, MO. The university covers an area of 210 acres. The foundation of Truman State University was laid down in the year 1867. Truman State University is recognised by its official colors, purple and white. The total enrolment stands at 5,222 students at Truman State University. Around 4,939 and 292 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 312 (full time, 2014) who teach various courses to the students. Interestingly, Truman State University has an ethnically diverse student population. At TSU around 78% are white, 8% are Non-resident alien, and 4% are Black or African American. And, at the university, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. In its 153 years of existence, TSU has produced several known personalities like Jenna Fischer (Television producer, Actor), Kane (Wrestler, Actor), Alphonso Jackson (Politician), and Rachel Hulstein-Lowe (Social Worker). Sports is an intergral part of any campus, and in this case, the university’s teams are affiliated to NCAA Division II – GLVC. TSU offers a total of 108 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs), and CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education). The total endowment of the Truman State University is around $39 million (2015).

Location & Contact

Address

100 E Normal Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6607854000
Fax: 6607854030
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. Truman State University has been ranked at the 232nd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

65%

SAT Range

1080 - 1358

ACT Range

24 - 30

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1150-1350 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 24 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Truman State University is 27. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 100 E Normal Avenue, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221, or call (660) 785-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,351

Average Annual Cost

$7,425

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$324

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,780

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,800

Total One Year Cost

$21,329

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to TSU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $25,529. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$146

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

134 Graduates

Psychology, General

119 Graduates

Biology, General

114 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

82 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

79 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

71 Graduates

Public Health

71 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

68 Graduates

History

47 Graduates

Computer Science

45 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

42 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

39 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

37 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

33 Graduates

Mathematics

33 Graduates

Music

33 Graduates

Chemistry

30 Graduates

Agriculture, General

28 Graduates

Economics

21 Graduates

Political Science and Government

19 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

19 Graduates

Sociology

19 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

15 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

12 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

11 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

9 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

8 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

8 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,504

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

78% White

1% Unknown

4% Black

3% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

13%

Out Of State

81%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,319 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,790/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $2,990/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$2,990/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Great Lakes Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

317

Total Female Athletes

184

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,012 per year. The average meal plan at TSU costs around $2,990 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At TSU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,707

$25,908

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$153 - 269

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,950

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,473

Students Receiving State Aid

61%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,881

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,011

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,515

$30K - $48K

$11,852

$48K - $75K

$9,327

$75K - $110K

$6,220

> $110K

$4,779

The financial aid department of Truman State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Truman State University is around $5,892 and the federal grant is $4,521. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,767 and institutional aid worth $5,892.

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