TRUMAN   smart school, brilliant choice
Ranked as the #1 Public University in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report, 2010),Truman has a long history of national r...
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS                     GRADUATE PROGRAMS                 “The beauty of a liberal arts and sciences   ...
2          LOCATIONQUICK FACTSUndergraduate Enrollment: 5,600Graduate Enrollment: 250International Enrollment: 300Student-...
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ACADEMICS             Truman is a university of active and gifted students who challenge             each other intellectu...
STUDENT ACTIVITIES• The Student Activities Board (SAB) sponsors numerous events such as comedians, concerts, trivianights,...
STUDENT          ORGANIZATIONS            As students learn and grow by becoming involved, Truman provides a diverse range...
HOUSING      • Truman offers a variety of affordable and fun on-campus living experiences.     • Students reside in one of...
ADMISSIONTruman is highly selective in its admission criteria, seeking well-rounded and academically qualifiedstudents.Adv...
“Take as much as you can from your experience. Come with an open heart, study hard, and be proud of being  part of Truman ...
w w w. t r u m a n . e d u International Student Affairs Office            Ki r k B u i l d i n g 1 2 0         1 0 0 E a ...
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Ranked as the #1 Public University in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report, 2010), Truman has a long history of national recognition for its innovative assessment program and commitment to providing a high quality liberal arts and sciences education at an affordable price. Truman is one of only 24 public liberal arts and sciences universities in North America, a network of schools referred to as the “Public Ivy League.” Interested Students can mail us at info@intelligentgulf.com

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Truman State University International viewbook 2010 - Intelligent Partners

  1. 1. TRUMAN smart school, brilliant choice
  2. 2. Ranked as the #1 Public University in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report, 2010),Truman has a long history of national recognition for its innovative assessment programand commitment to providing a high quality liberal arts and sciences education at anaffordable price. Truman is one of only 24 public liberal arts and sciences universities inNorth America, a network of schools referred to as the “Public Ivy League.”
  3. 3. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS GRADUATE PROGRAMS “The beauty of a liberal arts and sciences education is that it encourages exploration into various areas of study. It provides a broad background beneficial for any future career.” Melanee Crist, Assistant Director for International Education 1
  4. 4. 2 LOCATIONQUICK FACTSUndergraduate Enrollment: 5,600Graduate Enrollment: 250International Enrollment: 300Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1Average Class Size: 24
  5. 5. CAMPUS QUICK FACTS Average GPA of Incoming Students: Spanning 140 acres (57 hectares) of walking paths, floral gardens, and towering 3.76/4.00 trees, Truman’s campus is as beautiful as it is fun. Students live, learn, and socialize in Truman’s stately red brick buildings in the tradition of America’s top Percentage of Full-time Faculty universities. Truman’s campus is home to sports and exercise facilities, with Ph.D’s: 85% coffee and dining establishments, auditoriums, theatres, an art gallery, an observatory, and an extensive library, all within Graduate Placement: 99% walking distance. Percentage of Graduates Entering “I like the feeling when I walk on campus and know that Graduate School: 44% this is just the right place for me.”Missouri Academic Year: 2 (15-week) semestersis located in the Alafiya Nasrulla IndiaMidwest Region Fall semester beginningof the U.S., a 12- late August and endingstate area often mid-December.referred to as the“Heartland Spring semester beginning early January and endingof America.” Missouri mid-May.has a rich and diversecultural heritage and isknown for its small towns,large cities and beautiful scenery.Midwesterners are praised as beingopen, friendly, and straightforward.Kirksville, Missouri is home to TrumanState University. Located in Northeast Missouriwith a population of 17,000 people, Kirksville is theperfect place to become acquainted with American 3life. A welcoming and friendly city, Kirksville offers a lowcost of living and a safe environment.
  6. 6. ACADEMICS Truman is a university of active and gifted students who challenge each other intellectually and support one another both in and out of the classroom. Students can choose from more than 48 undergraduate majors and 45 minors. Truman’s Values • Personal Attention: With a 16-to-1 student- to-faculty ratio and class sizes averaging 24 students, you will get the personal attention you need from a community of world-class scholars. • Intellectual Challenge: Students achieve their academic best through stimulating classes, and hands-on experience. Truman’s liberal arts and sciences curriculum provides a well-rounded education preparing you for success in the most competitive job markets. • Affordability/Scholarships: Truman has a well-established reputation for providing a quality education at a modest price. The university also awards significant scholarships to 85% of new international students. • Undergraduate Research: Abundant opportunities for undergraduate research exist at Truman. All faculty members work closely with students in designing and implementing research projects in every field of study. Research is often presented at local, state, regional,4 and national professional conferences. • Internships: As an undergraduate student, you can gain professional internship experience that will prepare you for leading graduate schools and major employers. In the past, Truman students have interned with experts in a variety of fields.
  7. 7. STUDENT ACTIVITIES• The Student Activities Board (SAB) sponsors numerous events such as comedians, concerts, trivianights, talent shows, movies, and other fun activities to keep students entertained and engaged.• The Student Recreation Center is a free gym and fitness center for all students. It provides workout equipment, personal training, and a variety of free fitness classes such as cardio, hip-hop, fencing, and yoga. The “Rec Center” also offers space and equipment for students to play various sports. • The Lyceum Series brings premier cultural events to Truman’s campus for the enrichment of the students and the community. Recent Lyceum events include the Peking Acrobats, Kansas City Ballet, Vienna Boys Choir, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band. • The Study Abroad program at Truman State is ranked 13th in the United States for the number of students studying abroad. Over 500 Truman students study abroad annually in more than 50 countries. • Truman’s Varsity Sports Teams compete on the Division II level. There is a wide variety of sports offered at Truman. “Get involved in as many things as possible! Take advantage of not only the academics but also the caring and friendly students, professors, and university staff. Be open-minded to all the new experiences you gain at Truman, they’ll be useful in the future.” Babajide Adio Nigeria 5
  8. 8. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS As students learn and grow by becoming involved, Truman provides a diverse range of student organizations and activities for professional development, civic engagement, personal expression, and fun! All students are encouraged to explore their particular areas of interest and find quality extracurricular experiences in which to become involved. Below are just a few of the more than 250 student organizations that Truman offers. If there is not an organization for your particular interest, create your own through the Center for Student Involvement! • Campus Media: Dobson Radio, Filmmakers Club, Detours Magazine, Windfall Literary Magazine, The Index Newspaper, and more! • Cultural: International Club, Society for Sino-American Studies, African Students Association, Namaste Nepal, and more! • Professional/Honor Societies: Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, Nursing Students Association, Students in Free Enterprise, Pre-Law Club, and more! • Recreational/Sports: Division II Athletics, 50 Intramural Sports Events, Club Sports, or create your own team. • Service: Habitat for Humanity, The SERVE Center, Students for Social Change, numerous service fraternities, and more! • Special Interest: Bike Co-Op, TrueMen Chorus, Anime Club, Environmental Campus Organization, Mac Users Group, and more!6 “Get involved and integrate your culture in with the Truman atmosphere so you’re able to leave your print and also take with you many great experiences and memories when you leave.” Patricia Roberts The Bahamas
  9. 9. HOUSING • Truman offers a variety of affordable and fun on-campus living experiences. • Students reside in one of seven residence halls or three apartment complexes. 7 • Support staff of residential assistants and special International Hall Hosts are dedicated to helping international students adjust to college life. • All beginning freshmen live on campus for their first year, ensuring that students make friends,develop healthy study habits, and get involved on campus. • Approximately 1/3 of upperclassmen choose to live on campus, enjoying the sense of community and the proximity to classrooms, campus events, and dining options. • Residence halls offer Truman students a supportive learning community and provide numerous opportunities to make new friends. • Truman’s modern living facilities include wireless internet, computer labs and workstations, common-use kitchen facilities, social lounges, and cable television access. “It’s a long way from home, but it’s also a great place with a lot of really nice people. Everyone at the dorms is really welcoming and student advisors are always there to talk to if you need something.” Omar Sheira Egypt • Student cafeterias are located in three of the residence halls and further on-campus dining options include Freshens Smoothie Company, Jazzman’s Cafe, Convenience Stores, and the Mainstreet Market. • For upperclassmen, transfer students, and graduate students who prefer to live off-campus, there are many good quality and affordable apartments within walking distance of campus.
  10. 10. ADMISSIONTruman is highly selective in its admission criteria, seeking well-rounded and academically qualifiedstudents.Advanced Standing/Transfer Credit• Truman will evaluate all AP IB, A-Level, 13th year, and college/university coursework for credits , toward a Truman degree. We call this process “Advanced Standing”.• Students completing the International Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 30 will receive a guaranteed 30 hours of credit (1 academic year in the U.S.) toward a Truman degree.• For A-Levels, subjects in which students earn a C or better are awarded advanced credit toward a Truman degree.• We consider other types of credit for advanced standing upon the request of the student.Intensive English Study• In partnership with The Language Company, English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are offered year-round on the Truman campus. Students at any level of English study may apply to this program. New ESL sessions start monthly.• ESL students may live in the residence halls and participate in Truman activities and events while improving their English skills.• For more information, visit www.thelanguagecompany.com.Applying to Truman• Online International Application for Admission (http://isao.truman.edu)• Certified Copies of Transcripts & Examination Scores• Certificate of Financial Support• Certified Bank Documents• Essay• Proof of English Proficiency: TOEFL IBT (79), IELTS (6.0) or other approved tests• No Application Fee8
  11. 11. “Take as much as you can from your experience. Come with an open heart, study hard, and be proud of being part of Truman because every student makes Truman what it is -- a wonderful institution that can really make you proud of where you’ve come from, what you have, and what you will achieve in the future!” Daniela Slivkova Bulgaria
  12. 12. w w w. t r u m a n . e d u International Student Affairs Office Ki r k B u i l d i n g 1 2 0 1 0 0 E a s t N o r m a l Av e . Ki r k s v i l l e , M O 6 3 5 0 1 USA (660)-785-4215 intladmit@truman.edu http://isao.truman.edu

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