Truman State University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,975
2.3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,621
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.6%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
72.1%
3,839 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,655
83.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
74.7%
982 Graduates

About

Truman State University is a higher education institution located in Adair County, MO. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Truman State University were General Business Administration & Management (124 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (104 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (97 degrees).

In 2020, 1,374 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Truman State University. 63.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,106 degrees), 23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $7,975, which is $−14,555 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $7,975, which is $−14,555 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,621.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending Truman State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,975
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Truman State University was $7,975. The cost of tuition at Truman State University is $−14,555 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$12,621
2020 Value
2.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Truman State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,621. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Truman State University grew by 2.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,012
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Truman State University was of $9,012 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.64% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Truman State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.06% with respect to 2019, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.6%
2018 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Truman State University was 2.6%, which represents 26 out of the 1000 total borrowers.

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Truman State University received 3,839 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 16.5% annual decline. Out of those 3,839 applicants, 2,768 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.1% acceptance rate.

There were 4,655 students enrolled at Truman State University in 2020, and 9% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Truman State University has an overall enrollment yield of 26.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,768
Accepted Out of 3,839

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Truman State University was 72.1% (2,768 admissions from 3,839 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 62.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −16.5%, while admissions declined by −3.79%.

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SAT Scores

9%
Submission Percentage
66
Scores Submitted

9% of enrolled first-time students at Truman State University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Truman State University has a total enrollment of 4,655 students. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 3,903 students and the part-time enrollment is 752. This means that 83.8% 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% White, 3.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 3.03% Black or African American, 2.45% Asian, 0.236% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.043% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Truman State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48%), followed by White Male (30.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (63%), followed by White Male (25%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.31%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Truman State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,655 students. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 3,903 and the part-time enrollment is 752. This means that 83.8% of students enrolled at Truman State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2020 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 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Truman State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,726
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    169
  3. Two or More Races
    158

The enrolled student population at Truman State University is 80% White, 3.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 3.03% Black or African American, 2.45% Asian, 0.236% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.043% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% 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, 44 students (0.945%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 360 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 (1,106 degrees awarded). There were 23 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (48 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Truman State University is General Business Administration & Management (124 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (104 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (97 degrees).

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 (103 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (41 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 (260,356 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (183,445 people), Postsecondary teachers (173,442 people), Secondary school teachers (153,958 people), and Other managers (149,863 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (103 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), Math & Statistics (51 degrees), and History (29 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Truman State University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (103 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), Math & Statistics (51 degrees), and History (29 degrees).

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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 (553,449 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (338,095 people), Legal services (150,863 people), Computer Systems Design (150,775 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (142,342 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (103 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (104 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), Math & Statistics (51 degrees), and History (29 degrees).

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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
  1. 124 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 104 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 97 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Truman State University was General Business Administration & Management with 124 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

507
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
867
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 507 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University, which is 0.585 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (867).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.53 times more than the 49 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 78 degrees were awarded to women at Truman State University in General Psychology, which is 5.2 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 56% of students graduating from Truman State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Truman State University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 1.02% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,106 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Truman State University is white (1,106 degrees awarded). There were 23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (48 degrees).

0.582% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    700 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    406 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Truman State University is white female (700 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (406 degrees).

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Truman State University has an endowment valued at nearly $51.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.24M (10.2%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Truman State University had a total salary expenditure of $113M. Truman State University employs 131 Professors, 83 Assistant professors, and 35 Associate professors. Most academics at Truman State University are Male Professors (87), Female Professors(44), and Female Assistant professors (42).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 91 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 63 employees, and Service with 50 employees.

Endowment

$51.3M
2020 Endowment
1.57%
growth from 2019

Truman State University has an endowment valued at about $51.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Truman State University grew 1.57% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.87M - Federal
  2. $245k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Truman State University received $2.87M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $245k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$42.7M
2020 Salaries
3.04%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Truman State University paid a median of $42.7M in salaries, which represents 37.7% of their overall expenditure ($113M) and a 3.04% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.73% decline from 2018 and a 2.78% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.4M
Instructional Salaries
278
Number of Employees

In 2020, Truman State University paid a total of $18.4M to 278 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Truman State University were Professor with 131 employees; Assistant professor with 83 employees; and Assistant professor with 35 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 91 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 63 employees; and Service with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Truman State University was Male Professor with 87 employees, Female Professor with 44 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 42 employees.

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

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