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Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 4%
Applicants who took ACT: 94%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 28%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 70%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Math score 700+: 17%
SAT I Math score 600+: 62%
ACT score 24-29: 54%
ACT score 30-36: 27%
ACT score 24+: 82%
Students applied: 3,900
Students admitted: 3,080
Admission rate: 79%
Students per faculty: 16
4-year graduation rate: 55%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 5,853
Full-time enrolled men: 2,177
Full-time enrolled women: 3,030
Part-time enrolled men: 248
Part-time enrolled women: 398
Freshmen retained: 89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,152
Fees (in state): $629
Tuition (out of state): $13,636
Fees (out of state): $629
Room and board: $8,558
Est. book expense: $1,000
Total cost (in state): $17,339
Total cost (out of state): $23,823
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,168
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$11,850
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$16,652
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$18,334
Average debt at graduation: $24,220

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 83%
Average need-based aid: $7,171
Average non-need-based aid: $5,489

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

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