Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

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Truman State University is ranked 31 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 60 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 4%
Applicants who took ACT 94%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+28%
600-69942%
600+70%

SAT Math Score

700+17%
600-69945%
600+62%

ACT Score

30-3627%
24-2954%
24+82%

Students applied3,900
Students admitted3,080
Admission rate79%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate55%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,152
Fees$629
Room and board$8,558
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$17,339

Cost after need-based aid$10,168
Cost after non-need-based aid$11,850

Average debt at graduation$24,220

Out of State

Tuition$13,636
Fees$629
Room and board$8,558
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$23,823

Cost after need-based aid$16,652
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,334

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met83%
Average need-based aid$7,171
Average non-need-based aid$5,489

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,853

Full-Time

Men2,177
Women3,030

Part-Time

Men248
Women398

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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