Truman State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,352
2.8% growth from 2016
N/A Average Net Price
$12,478
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
3.79%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
67.5%
5,263 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
6,272
86.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
74.9%
1,029 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 (134 degrees awarded), General Psychology (119 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (114 degrees).

In 2017, 1,452 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Truman State University. 60.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,225 degrees), 29.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $7,352, which is $-13,381 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Truman State University is $7,352, which is $-13,381 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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

In N/A, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,352
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Truman State University was $7,352. The cost of tuition at Truman State University is $-13,381 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$12,478
N/A Value

In N/A Truman State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,478. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of Truman State University grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,558
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Truman State University was of $8,558 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.92% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Truman State University received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a growth of NaNM% with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.
3.79%
2016 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Truman State University was 3.79%, which represents 39 out of the 1030 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 5,263 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.64% annual growth. Out of those 5,263 applicants, 3,552 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.5% acceptance rate.

There were 6,272 students enrolled at Truman State University in 2017, and 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Truman State University has an overall enrollment yield of 37.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
3,552
Accepted Out of 5,263

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Truman State University was 67.5% (3,552 admissions from 5,263 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 67.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.64%, while admissions grew by 1.34%.

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage
63
Scores Submitted

5% of enrolled first-time students at Truman State University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Truman State University has a total enrollment of 6,272 students. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 5,407 students and the part-time enrollment is 865. This means that 86.2% of students enrolled at Truman State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Truman State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.8% White, 3.24% Black or African American, 3.19% Two or More Races, 2.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.6% Asian, 0.319% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0797% 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 (31.6%) and Black or African American Female (2.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (67.8%), followed by White Male (23.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.733%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Truman State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,272 students. The full-time enrollment at Truman State University is 5,407 and the part-time enrollment is 865. This means that 86.2% of students enrolled at Truman State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2017 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 86%. 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
    5,007
  2. Black or African American
    203
  3. Two or More Races
    200

The enrolled student population at Truman State University is 79.8% White, 3.24% Black or African American, 3.19% Two or More Races, 2.74% Hispanic or Latino, 2.6% Asian, 0.319% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0797% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 101 students (1.61%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 306 more women than men received degrees from Truman State University. The majority of degree recipients at Truman State University are white (1,225 degrees awarded). There were 29.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Truman State University is General Business Administration & Management (134 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (119 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (114 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 (91 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (82 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 (288,416 people), Postsecondary teachers (199,215 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (187,359 people), Other managers (184,578 people), and Secondary school teachers (110,793 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (91 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (82 degrees), Language & Linguistics (38 degrees), and Physical Sciences (41 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (91 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (82 degrees), Language & Linguistics (38 degrees), and Physical Sciences (41 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 (532,272 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (395,345 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (185,768 people), Legal services (154,028 people), and Computer Systems Design (136,895 people).

The most specialized majors at Truman State University are English (91 degrees awarded), History (47 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (82 degrees), Language & Linguistics (38 degrees), and Physical Sciences (41 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. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 119 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 114 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Truman State University was General Business Administration & Management with 134 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 573
  2. 879

In 2017, 573 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University, which is 0.652 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (879).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Truman State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.39 times more than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 86 degrees were awarded to women at Truman State University in General Psychology, which is 2.61 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 55% of students graduating from Truman State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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 (68.1%).

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, 1.55% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,225 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Truman State University is white (1,225 degrees awarded). There were 29.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

1.17% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    755 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    470 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Truman State University is white female (755 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (470 degrees).

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Operations

Truman State University has an endowment valued at nearly $45.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.89M (10.6%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Truman State University had a total salary expenditure of $115M. Truman State University employs 146 Professors, 113 Assistant professors, and 35 Associate professors. Most academics at Truman State University are Male Professors (96), Female Assistant professors(59), and Male Assistant professors (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 115 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 76 employees, and Service with 50 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$45.9M
2017 Endowment
12.4%
growth from 2016

Truman State University has an endowment valued at about $45.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Truman State University grew 12.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.8M 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. $2.41M - Federal
  2. $83.5k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Truman State University received $2.41M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $83.5k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$46.1M
2017 Salaries
1.84%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Truman State University paid a median of $46.1M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($115M) and a 1.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.05% decline from 2015 and a 2.17% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.7M
Instructional Salaries
324
Number of Employees

In 2017, Truman State University paid a total of $20.7M to 324 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Truman State University were Professor with 146 employees; Assistant professor with 113 employees; and Assistant professor with 35 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Truman State University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 115 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 76 employees; and Service with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Truman State University was Male Professor with 96 employees, Female Assistant professor with 59 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 54 employees.

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

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