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Truman State Demographics & Diversity

Kirksville, Missouri

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Truman State are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 20% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Truman State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 80%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 7%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 56% more female students than male students enrolled at Truman State University with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Truman State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Truman State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Truman State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,548
Women 2,412

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Truman State serves a very low number of students outside of Missouri, with 73 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Truman State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 73%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 13%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,318 per year

18% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.5%
Part time Undergrads 2.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178615 IPEDS survey data for Truman State University.