Truman State University Ranking Profile

Founded in 1867, Truman State University is a leading public institution in Missouri, USA. The University was accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1914 and it has maintained full accreditation for all its programs through the years since then.

Truman State University has the highest graduation rate among Missouri’s public colleges and universities, according to the Missouri Department of Higher Education.

Ranking Profile:

- Truman State University is ranked 8th among top tier Regional Universities in the Midwest Region (US News 2011).

- Ranked 2nd in the Midwest Region on the list of 68 'Top Up-and-Coming Schools,' for making 'the most promising and innovative changes in academics, faculty, students, campus or facilities.' Truman is the only Missouri school listed (US News 2010 edition of "America's Best Colleges"). In addition Truman's Undergraduate Research Program is highlighted in the 'Programs to Look For' section which lists schools that have examples of outstanding academic programs that are commonly linked to student success.

- Truman State University is listed as one of the nation's best universities for undergraduate education and ranked 17th in the category "Students Happy with Financial Aid" in the Princeton Review, "The Best 368 Colleges" 2009.

- It is placed in the top 25 on the "Top Peace Corps Volunteer Producing Colleges and Universities" among medium-size schools.

- According to The Fiske Guide to Colleges (2007 Edition), Truman State University, Missouri's only public liberal arts college, attracts over-achievers from across the Show-Me-State.

- According to data released from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Truman State University’s accounting students have ranked 8th in the nation for the percentage of its students passing all four parts of the Uniform CPA Examination on the first attempt in 2007 (the most recent period of compilation).

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MD/MBA Programs in California

The following are the top ranked universities in California that offer joint MD/MBA programs:

University of California Davis - UC Davis School of Medicine offers several programs that let students earn dual degrees, including the M.D./M.B.A. Program which is designed for those who wish to develop management skills in addition to becoming a physician. This is a top rated program. According to the QS World University Rankings 2012, UC Davis is ranked 47th in the world for Life Sciences & Medicine. Furthermore, The Economist's 2012 full-time MBA ranking places the UC Davis MBA program No. 1 in the world for the diversity of corporate recruiters.

University of California, Irvine - The UC Irvine MD/MBA program is one of the oldest dual-degree programs in the United States. Students in this program pursue a combined curriculum for an MD degree from the UC Irvine School of Medicine (ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report) and an MBA degree from the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business (ranked 43rd in the U.S. and 19th among U.S. public universities for its Full-time MBA Program by the Financial Times in 2012).

Stanford University - The MD/MBA Dual Degree Program at Stanford allows students to pursue an MBA at the Graduate School of Business and an MD from the Stanford School of Medicine in 5 academic years of residence. This is a top ranked degree program in the US. In the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings, Stanford University School of Medicine was ranked 4th in the nation for research and 63rd for primary care. In addition, Stanford's MBA program has been ranked 1st in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

University of Southern California - The USC MD/MBA program spans five years, and is designed to prepare individuals to assume leadership in the design and management of health care systems.