Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

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Truman State University is ranked 19 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 71 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 4%
Applicants who took ACT 93%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+18%
600-69933%
600+51%

SAT Math Score

700+16%
600-69933%
600+49%

ACT Score

30-3628%
24-2954%
24+82%

Students applied5,178
Students admitted3,505
Admission rate68%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate57%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,352
Fees$654
Room and board$8,630
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$17,636

Cost after need-based aid$10,000
Cost after non-need-based aid$11,824

Average debt at graduation$24,811

Out of State

Tuition$14,136
Fees$654
Room and board$8,630
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$24,420

Cost after need-based aid$16,784
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,608

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met84%
Average need-based aid$7,636
Average non-need-based aid$5,812

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,039

Full-Time

Men2,153
Women3,034

Part-Time

Men352
Women500

Freshmen retained87%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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