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Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 6%
Applicants who took ACT: 95%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 48%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 21%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 68%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 34%
SAT I Math score 700+: 22%
SAT I Math score 600+: 56%
ACT score 24-29: 54%
ACT score 30-36: 29%
ACT score 24+: 83%
Students applied: 4,095
Students admitted: 3,050
Admission rate: 74%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 5,910
Full-time enrolled men: 2,169
Full-time enrolled women: 3,126
Part-time enrolled men: 242
Part-time enrolled women: 373
Freshmen retained: 88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,152
Fees (in state): $304
Tuition (out of state): $13,376
Fees (out of state): $619
Room and board: $8,480
Est. book expense: $1,000
Total cost (in state): $16,936
Total cost (out of state): $23,475
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,142
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$11,614
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$16,681
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$18,153
Average debt at graduation: $23,585

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 81%
Average need-based aid: $6,794
Average non-need-based aid: $5,322

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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