Truman State University

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Truman State University can be found in Kirksville, MO, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 5,800 students enrolled each year at Truman State University.

Many of the students admitted to this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1150 - 1350, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 24 - 31. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Truman State University average GPA ranges from 3.35 to 3.71 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 63% with 31% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Truman State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Truman State University was reported as 62.6% in Fall 2020 with over 4,600 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 24 - 31
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into Truman State University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Truman State University has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Truman State University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 67.7%
  • 2017-2018: 67.5%
  • 2018-2019: 65.3%
  • 2019-2020: 62.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.4%

How Does Truman State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Truman State University is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Culver-Stockton College52.2%
Quincy University61.8%
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences93.2%
Graceland University-Lamoni58.1%
William Penn University58.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Truman State University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 680
Math570 - 670
Total Score1150 - 1350
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 33
Math23 - 28
Composite Score24 - 31
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