Truman State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,690
3.89% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,993
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
45.1%
4,912 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,960
77.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
71%
892 Graduates

About

Truman State University is a higher education institution located in Adair County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Truman State University were General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (79 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (78 degrees).

In 2022, 1,138 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Truman State University. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (901 degrees), 23.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $8,690, which is $−15,306 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $8,690, which is $−15,306 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,993.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Truman State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,690
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Truman State University was $8,690. The cost of tuition at Truman State University is $−15,306 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$13,993
2022 Value
22%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Truman State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,993. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Truman State University grew by 22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,417
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Truman State University was of $9,417 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.53% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Truman State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.23% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Truman State University received 4,912 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 20.7% annual growth. Out of those 4,912 applicants, 2,213 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,960 students enrolled at Truman State University in 2022. 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Truman State University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,213
Accepted Out of 4,912

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Truman State University was 45.1% (2,213 admissions from 4,912 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 61%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 20.7%, while admissions declined by −10.8%..

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage (2022)
71
Scores Submitted (2022)

10% of enrolled first-time students at Truman State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Truman State University had a total enrollment of 3,960 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 3,066 students and the part-time enrollment is 894. This means that 77.4% of students enrolled at Truman State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Truman State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.3% White, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 3.21% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 2.3% Black or African American, 0.227% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0505% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Truman State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.3%), followed by White Male (30.1%) and Two or More Races Female (2.19%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (63.3%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Two or More Races Female (3.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Truman State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,960 students. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 3,066 and the part-time enrollment is 894. This means that 77.4% of students enrolled at Truman State University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Truman State University was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Truman State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,181 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    134 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    127 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Truman State University is 80.3% White, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 3.21% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 2.3% Black or African American, 0.227% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0505% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 31 students (0.783%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 306 more women than men received degrees from Truman State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Truman State University is white (901 degrees awarded). There were 23.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Truman State University is General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (79 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (78 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Truman State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (78 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (32 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Truman State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (234,424 people), Secondary school teachers (194,524 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (193,919 people), Postsecondary teachers (179,136 people), and Other managers (169,513 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University in 2022 are English (78 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), History (23 degrees), and Math & Statistics (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Truman State University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (78 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), History (23 degrees), and Math & Statistics (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Truman State University are Elementary & secondary schools (582,551 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (351,286 people), Computer Systems Design (177,278 people), Legal services (157,433 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (152,913 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (78 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (78 degrees), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), History (23 degrees), and Math & Statistics (32 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Truman State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 96 degrees awarded
  2. 79 degrees awarded
  3. 78 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Truman State University was General Business Administration & Management with 96 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

416
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
722
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 416 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (722).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.959 times less than the 49 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University in General Biological Sciences, which is 3.21 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
75%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% of students graduating from Truman State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 75% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Truman State University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.13% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    901 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Truman State University is white (901 degrees awarded). There were 23.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

0.879% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    580 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    321 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Truman State University is white female (580 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (321 degrees).

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Operations

Truman State University has an endowment valued at nearly $58.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−20.7%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Truman State University had a total salary expenditure of 95.9M. Truman State University employs 96 Professors, 79 Assistant professors and 50 Associate professors. Most academics at Truman State University are Male Professor (64), Male Assistant professor (41), and Female Assistant professor (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 90 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, and Service with 43 employees.

Endowment

$58.7M
2022 Endowment
13.5%
decline from 2021

Truman State University has an endowment valued at about $58.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Truman State University declined 13.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.2M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$39.3M
2022 Salaries
1.65%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Truman State University paid a median of $39.3M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($95.9M) and a 1.65% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.6M
Instructional Salaries
249
Number of Employees

In 2022, Truman State University paid a total of $16.6M to 249 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
96 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
90 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Truman State University were Professor with 96 employees, Assistant professor with 79 employees, and Associate professor with 50 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 90 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees, and Service with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Truman State University was Male Professor with 64 employees, Male Assistant professor with 41 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 38 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Truman State University.

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