Truman State University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,152

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,478

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.05%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

67.7%

5,178 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,379

85.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

71.8%

1,016 Graduates

About

Truman State University is a higher education institution located in Adair County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Truman State University were General Business Administration & Management (115 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (113 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (109 degrees).

In 2016, 1,391 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Truman State University. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,162 degrees), 21.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $7,152, which is $-13,008 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $7,152, which is $-13,008 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,478.

In 2016, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,152

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Truman State University was $7,152. The cost of tuition at Truman State University is $-13,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,478

2016 Value

2.09%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Truman State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,478. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Truman State University grew by 2.09%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,480

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Truman State University was of $8,480 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.83% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Truman State University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.25% with respect to 2015, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.05%

2015 Default Rate

31

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Truman State University was 3.05%, which represents 31 out of the 1017 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Truman State University received 5,178 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 32.8% annual growth. Out of those 5,178 applicants, 3,505 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.7% acceptance rate.

There were 6,379 students enrolled at Truman State University in 2016, and 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Truman State University has an overall enrollment yield of 36%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,505

Accepted Out of 5,178

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Truman State University was 67.7% (3,505 admissions from 5,178 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 79%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 32.8%, while admissions grew by 13.8%.

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SAT Scores

4%

Submission Percentage

51

Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at Truman State University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Truman State University has a total enrollment of 6,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 5,426 students and the part-time enrollment is 953. This means that 85.1% 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, 3.32% Black or African American, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.49% Hispanic or Latino, 2.32% Asian, 0.204% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0941% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Truman State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.7%), followed by White Male (31.7%) and Black or African American Female (2.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (65.7%), followed by White Male (22.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Truman State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 5,426 and the part-time enrollment is 953. This means that 85.1% of students enrolled at Truman State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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 87%. 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

    5,102

  2. Black or African American

    212

  3. Two or More Races

    174

The enrolled student population at Truman State University is 80% White, 3.32% Black or African American, 2.73% Two or More Races, 2.49% Hispanic or Latino, 2.32% Asian, 0.204% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0941% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 122 students (1.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 339 more women than men received degrees from Truman State University. The majority of degree recipients at Truman State University are white (1,162 degrees awarded). There were 21.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Truman State University is General Business Administration & Management (115 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (113 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (109 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), English (99 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (32 degrees).

Workforce

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 (245,252 people), Postsecondary teachers (152,746 people), Miscellaneous managers (151,479 people), Secondary school teachers (96,399 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (91,303 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), English (99 degrees), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Math & Statistics (35 degrees), and Agriculture (30 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 Physicians & surgeons, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Credit counselors & loan officers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), English (99 degrees), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Math & Statistics (35 degrees), and Agriculture (30 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 (442,644 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (288,534 people), Hospitals (137,206 people), Computer Systems Design (125,204 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (98,128 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (113 degrees awarded), English (99 degrees), Language & Linguistics (32 degrees), Math & Statistics (35 degrees), and Agriculture (30 degrees).

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Degrees

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. 115 degrees awarded

  2. 113 degrees awarded

  3. 109 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Truman State University was General Business Administration & Management with 115 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 526

  2. 865

In 2016, 526 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University, which is 0.608 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (865).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.5 times more than the 46 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 81 degrees were awarded to women at Truman State University in General Psychology, which is 3.68 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 57% of students graduating from Truman State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Truman State University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.76% of graduates (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,162 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    53 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Truman State University is white (1,162 degrees awarded). There were 21.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (53 degrees).

1.73% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    731 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    431 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Truman State University is white female (731 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (431 degrees).

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Operations

Truman State University has an endowment valued at nearly $39.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.92M (4.84%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Truman State University had a total expenditure of $104M. Of that $104M, they spent $46.3M on salaries and $104M on benefits.

Truman State University employs 155 Professors, 104 Assistant professors, and 39 Associate professors. Most academics at Truman State University are Male Professors (104), Male Assistant professors(53), and Female Professors (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 111 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 85 employees, and Service with 51 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$39.8M

2015 Endowment

2.98%

growth from 2014

Truman State University has an endowment valued at about $39.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Truman State University grew 2.98% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.9M 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. $2.69M - Federal

  2. $298k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Truman State University received $2.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $298k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$46.3M

Salary Expenditure

$104M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Truman State University had a total expenditure of $104M. Of that $104M, they spent $46.3M on salaries and $104M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$46.3M

2015 Salaries

2.17%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Truman State University paid a median of $46.3M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($104M) and a 2.17% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.508% growth from 2013 and a 1.11% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.1M

Instructional Salaries

333

Number of Employees

In 2015, Truman State University paid a total of $21.1M to 333 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

155 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

111 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Truman State University were Professor with 155 employees; Assistant professor with 104 employees; and Assistant professor with 39 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 111 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 85 employees; and Service with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Truman State University was Male Professor with 104 employees, Male Assistant professor with 53 employees, and Female Professor with 51 employees.

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

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