Truman State University Rankings

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In the World#1694 of 14178
In North America#525 of 2629
In the United States#477 of 2528
In Missouri#10 of 68
In Kirksville#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
63%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
4,939
Graduates
292
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Truman State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate63%59%65%
Applicants4,5951,9452,650
Admissions2,8771,1421,735
Freshmen enrolled full time895342553
Freshmen enrolled part time33

448 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

497 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
92 or 10%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1150
or below

75% of them
had 1350
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Truman State University are 1150-1350 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
823 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Truman State University are 24-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4108 (79%)
Nonresident Alien388 (7%)
Black or African American187 (4%)
Two or more races176 (3%)
Hispanic164 (3%)
Asian132 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown59 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,501
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,796$9,160
Tuition in-state$7,796$9,160
Tuition out-of-state$14,990$15,862
Fee in-district$324$324
Fee in-state$324$324
Fee out-of-state$324$324

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,360
Combined charge for room and board$9,012
Room charge$5,848
Meal charge$3,164

Truman State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General134
Kinesiology and Exercise Science108
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1025
Psychology, General92
Accounting6426
Public Health Education and Promotion79
English Language and Literature, General686
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General2830
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse48
Speech Communication and Rhetoric46
Agriculture, General45
Computer Science40
Elementary Education and Teaching37
History, General33
Political Science and Government, General20
Music, General164
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies20
Chemistry, General20
Creative Writing17
Sociology16
Mathematics, General16
Spanish Language and Literature12
Linguistics12
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General12
Statistics, General11
Social Science Teacher Education11
Economics, General10
English & Language Arts Teacher Education10
Fine & Studio Arts, General9
Physics, General8
Athletic Training & Trainer8
Music Teacher Education8
Music Performance, General7
Art & Art Studies, General6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6
Special Education and Teaching, General6
French Language and Literature5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5
Organizational Leadership5
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other4
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General4
Foreign Language Teacher Education4
Mathematics Teacher Education4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General3
German Language and Literature3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other2
Russian Language and Literature1
Grand Total1,135167
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate75%71%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,465
Citations
35,877

Publication count by topic

Psychology
210
Biology
188
Medicine
137
Mathematics
127
Chemistry
121
Sociology
113
Political science
93
Computer science
75
History
71
Art
50
Economics
45
Geography
30
Business
29
Philosophy
27
Physics
27
Engineering
19
Materials science
13
Environmental science
7
Geology
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy786216
History119083
Psychology11988,101
Sociology12191,284
Political science1260557
Art170018
Biology17997,755
Mathematics18022,262
Economics1859724
Business1870760
Physics19231,234
Geography2054362
Medicine20883,143
Chemistry21324,854
Computer science21732,001
Geology2524139
Engineering2528531
Environmental science3567118
Materials science3734278

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901354
19911463
19921669
199323130
199421124
199531148
199640181
199739261
199833260
199939308
200038417
200127447
200236535
200332686
200443716
200536846
200637938
2007541195
2008381343
2009511561
2010671689
2011481883
2012492070
2013472277
2014602212
2015622165
2016512132
2017601919
2018661907
2019812574
2020743047

General info

Alternative namesTruman
Founded1867
WikipediaTruman State University
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarAugust to August (August - December; January-May; May-August)
Total FTE staff705
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address100 E Normal Avenue
Kirksville, Missouri, 63501-4221
United States
City population18,000
Phone6607854000
Fax+1 (660) 785 5395

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