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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