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Truman State University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Truman State University, the fee for the application costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to Truman State University?

Truman State University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Truman State University?

Getting into Truman State University is moderately difficult. Truman State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Truman State University accepted 63% of all applicants., around 2,877 of the 4,595 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Truman State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Truman State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Truman State University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Truman State University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Truman State University must submit the following items. Double check with Truman State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Interview
Other Requirements activities list/resume
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Truman State University?

Students admitted to Truman State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.

Out of all students that were admitted, 94.21% submitted a class rank. At Truman State University 56.86% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 82.27% were in the top 25% and 97.28% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Truman State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 94.21%

Truman State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 10.2% of Truman State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 91.6% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Truman State University?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Truman State University students scored 670 or higher and 75% of students scored 580 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Truman State University students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 580 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Truman State University?

To be most competitive at Truman State University, you should strive to earn between 24 and 31 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 31 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Truman State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 31, and three out of four students scored lower than 31 on the ACT.

A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Truman State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.

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Transferring to Truman State University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Truman State University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Truman State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Truman State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Truman State University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Truman State University.

Does Truman State University accept transfer credits?

Truman State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Truman State University accepts:

ACE recommendations for credit

Does Truman State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Truman State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Truman State University?

Truman State University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Truman State University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

63%

How hard is it to get into Truman State University? Truman State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Truman State University acceptance rate is 63%. This means that the institution accepts 62 out of every 100 applicants.

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Truman State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Truman State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Truman State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Truman State University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

24 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above

Good

24 to 31

Avg

24 and Less

Low

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Truman State University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

570 - 670

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Reading SAT Range

580 - 680

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Truman State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.82

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Truman State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.82. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,231

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,299

Out-of-State

$15,659

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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