Truman State University
A public liberal arts and sciences university located in Kirksville, Missouri, Truman State University provides a transformative educational environment for intellectual and personal growth. Here students will find a special scholarly world filled with exceptional academic opportunities you expect from a top-ranked university. A place where friendly, generous people come together to prepare for lives that matter. And where affordable tuition, coupled with a generous scholarship program, creates an amazing value.
At its core, Truman exists to provide a personalized, high-quality education offering undergraduate and graduate programs. Students have the chance to craft something that fits their unique experience so they can truly pursue what matters to them. Many undergraduate students double major, and some design their own. Minors offer another way for students to customize their Truman experience.
Truman offers more than 240 student organizations for professional development, civic engagement, and personal expression. If there is not an organization for any specific interest, students can create their own through the Center for Student Involvement.
Students can experience a cultural series that brings the very best symphonies, theatre companies, dancers, and lecturers to Kirksville. Previous groups include the Russian Ballet, Peking Acrobats, and the Vienna Boys Choir. Beside this, students can attend concerts of popular musical artists, enjoy movie showings of box office hits, laugh with comedians, and learn from internationally-recognized speakers, all on Truman’s campus.
Spanning 180 acres of walking paths, floral gardens, and towering trees, Truman’s campus provides a stunning living environment. Students live, learn, and socialize in stately red brick buildings, in the tradition of America’s top universities. Truman’s campus is also home to sports and exercise facilities, coffee and dining establishments, auditoriums, theatres, an art gallery, an observatory, and an extensive library - all within a short walking distance.
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