Life at Truman State University

Year Founded: 1867

GPA of Incoming Students: 90% have 3.25/4.00 or above
Majors/Minors: 48/58
Percentage of Full-time Faculty with PhDs: 85%
Graduate Placement Rate: 90%
Percentage of Graduates Entering Graduate School: 50%
Students Participating in Undergraduate Research: 1,200

Academic Year: Two 15-week semesters
Fall Semester: Late August to mid-December
Spring Semester: Early January to early May

Student Organizations on Campus: 240+
Size of Campus: 210 acres

Truman Student Enrollment: Approximately 5,850 students
International Enrollment: Approximately 400 students
Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
Average Class Size: 24 students

Scholarship Opportunities: Each year approximately 85% of all new international students each year are awarded an International President’s Honorary Scholarship that covers up to 50% of tuition or more.

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The atmosphere at Truman is very welcoming for international students. I found it easy to integrate into the campus community and make a lot of connections with my peers. I also like that cultural organizations, such as Namaste Nepal, Korean American Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, and more, host events to share their culture.

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