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Prove what’s possible with a multidimensional experience designed for you and built for the modern world. Explore your interests, pursue your passions, and prepare for the life you want to live.


We combine the foundational principles of the liberal arts and sciences with dynamic experiential learning to develop multidimensional professionals for the modern world.
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Welcome to a student-first culture and close-knit campus community. This is where you’ll be accepted for who you are and challenged to be the person you want to become.
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Our People

Driven Students, Dynamic Faculty, A World of Opportunity

Our Impact

Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 26 Consecutive Years

Truman graduates work for the best companies in the world, attend the best graduate schools and earn nearly $10,000 more than the national average.

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What's Happening at Truman

Check out all the great things happening around campus and throughout our community.

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Summer Undergraduate Research Program Accepting Proposals

The Office of Student Research is accepting TruScholars proposals for research and creative scholarship conducted over the eight-week summer term, June 3 through July 26.

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Gifted Education Webinar Spotlights Program Offerings and Certification Standards

A webinar spotlighting Truman’s gifted education program will take place from 4-4:30 p.m. Feb. 15 via Zoom.

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Fraternity Alumni Honor Brother’s Memory with Charitable Work

Alumni from Truman’s chapter of Phi Kappa Tau came together for a fundraising event in St. Louis to support families affected by ALS.

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Annual Piano Festival to Occur Feb. 16-17

The 41st annual Truman Piano Festival will take place Feb. 16-17 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

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Theatre Department Work Earns Recognition at Regional Conference

The Truman Theatre Department shared work at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival – Region 5, Jan. 16-21, in Des Moines, Iowa, and brought home a number of awards.

"Truman is a liberal arts and sciences school that gives you a vast array of skills that prepare you for the future."
Mitchell Heberer

Class of ‘21