Truman State Admission RequirementsKirksville, Missouri
Chances of getting into Truman State University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Truman State and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,983 out of 4,568 applicants were admitted making Truman State a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Truman State SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT9%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1220|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Truman State University?
Truman State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1360 and Above||Good||>76%|
|1220 to 1360||Avg +||65%-76%|
|1080 to 1220||Avg -||52%-65%|
|940 to 1080||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 940||Low||<39%|
Truman State ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT92%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Truman State?
Admission data indicates that Truman State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Truman State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>76%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||65%-76%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||52%-65%|
|21 to 24||Reach||39%-52%|
|Less than 21||Low||<39%|
Truman State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||36%||38%||37%|
What are the requirements for admission to Truman State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178615 IPEDS survey data for Truman State University.
Frequently Asked Questions
9% of students submit their SAT scores to Truman State. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
65% of those who apply are granted admission to Truman State. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1080 and 1360. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.