The Language Company

The Language Company, a private, intensive English program located on the Truman State University campus, works in close partnership with Truman and the community. Applicants who wish to study English first should apply to both Truman State University and The Language Company.

Students conditionally admitted to Truman are required to complete their English preparation at The Language Company. Students studying at The Language Company are allowed to live in the Truman residence halls.

The Language Company offers 13 start dates per year including August and January sessions which begin at the same time as the regular Truman semesters. The Language Company requires a separate application which can be found at

Contact The Language Company

Alathea Barks, Kirksville Director

Truman State University
Grim Hall (main level)
100 East Normal Ave.
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221

Phone Number: 1 (660) 627-6001
Fax Number: 1 (660) 627-6099

Anh Duc

The atmosphere at Truman is warm. People here are friendly and are willing to help you whenever you need it. Also, there are plenty of organizations available to help international students to make new friends, understand new cultures, and enjoy life in America.

Anh Duc, Vietnam