If you are thinking about applying to Truman State University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Truman State University's admissions stats.
|Truman State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||55%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||86%|
These are the application deadlines for Truman State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Truman State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Truman State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
What does Truman State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Truman State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Truman State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Truman State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||activities list/resume|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Truman State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 97% submitted a class rank. At Truman State University 55% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 83% were in the top 25% and 97% were in the top 50%.
At Truman State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||72.18%|
|3.50 and 3.74||13.75%|
|3.25 and 3.49||8.5%|
|3.00 and 3.24||4.26%|
|2.50 and 2.9||0.98%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.33%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Truman State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Truman State University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Truman State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 7% of Truman State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 86% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Truman State University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1115 and 1290 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Truman State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1290 and 25% of scored lower than 1115, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Truman State University students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 553 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Truman State University students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 553 or higher.
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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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
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.
Does Truman State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Truman State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Truman State University?
❌ No, Truman State University is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Truman State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Truman State University's acceptance rate is 61%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Truman State University?
❌ Truman State University does not offer early decision.
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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 61%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
31 and Above
24 to 31
24 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Truman State University is 26. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Truman State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Truman State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.81. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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