When Joseph Baldwin, an innovative educator, opened a school in the 1860s, he probably did not expect for it to have such a big impact. Originally founded as a teacher’s college, Truman State University has evolved into Missouri’s only public liberal arts and sciences institution.
Truman provides many different venues for both undergraduate and graduate students to participate in original research, whether classroom-based or faculty-directed research projects. There are also several summer research programs dedicated to fostering student research, such as the McNair Program and the TruScholars Program.
Research opportunities are available to everyone at Truman State University, from undergraduate students to faculty members
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The library fulfills its mission by:
Supporting the teaching, study and research activities of the Truman State University community
Teaching users to locate, obtain, and evaluate information, and assisting them in adapting to changes in information platforms and methods of access
Providing an environment in support of individual and collaborative learning
The IT Service Center has combined the IT Call Center, Help Desk and Telephone Services into a one-stop location to serve you. You will find the following services
The Student Health Center (SHC) is committed to providing as many services as possible to Truman students both on and off campus during the pandemic situation. We are abiding by the CDC guidelines that preserve staff, personal protective equipment and supplies; ensure staff and patient safety.
Living on campus allows you to experience college life to its fullest and make friendships that will last a lifetime. You are close to classes, the library, and the Rec Center, with easy access to the student activities that make campus life so rewarding. Home to nearly all of our freshmen as well as a majority of our sophomores, juniors, and seniors, each of our university residences has a unique personality
Active bodies lead to engaged minds. Truman offers robust fitness and recreation activities and programming, including aerobics, intramural sports, workout facilities, outdoor adventures, workshops, and more.
Many memorable moments happen outside the classroom, and there are plenty of ways to get involved on the Truman campus. Expand your network by joining professional groups, fraternities and sororities, service organizations, intramural sports, entrepreneurial groups, campus media, music ensembles, political groups, debate, and much more.
Accreditation is a mark of quality, and Truman State University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1914. Truman has maintained full accreditation for all of its programs through the years.
I think Truman's greatest perk is although it has cheaper, more affordable tuition rates, the quality of education is still incredible. But, one of the biggest things I've struggled with is finding classes I actually want to take or that I would enjoy taking, because the university is on the smaller side. But, because it is a small, I've been able to connect with other...
As an international student, this is very supportive, open to diversity and excellent academic wise.
As an international student, I feel very pleased to not get social harassment or some sort. The staff is friendly and enjoyable. However, getting the visa is the toughest challenge. But it is a part of the game.
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