Chances of getting into Truman State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Truman State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

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.

Sponsored by Cappex

Find out which students are getting accepted at Truman State, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

Calculate My Chances

Truman State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Truman State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Truman State University
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.

Find Your Matches

Search, filter, sort and map over 4,000 U.S. colleges.

Find the college that's right for you. Search by location, major, cost, size, test scores and GPA with College Simply.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Truman State University admission chances by SAT score
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%
Calculate My Chances Ad

Truman State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Truman State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Truman State University
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Truman State University admission chances by ACT score
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%
Calculate My Chances Ad

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Truman State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Truman State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,633 1,935 4,568
Accepted 1,806 1,177 2,983
Acceptance Rate 69% 61% 65%
Enrolled 648 452 1,100
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 38% 37%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Truman State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Truman State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Truman State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 30. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

Truman State Campus