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Missouri University Ranked Top In The Midwest For 22nd Year

Truman State University, in Kirksville, Missouri, was ranked the No. 1 public school in the Midwest regional rankings and the No. 9 school overall for the region, according to the U.S. News & World Report for 2019. Truman topped the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the 22nd year.

“Truman has been a fixture for years in this ranking, and many others, because we focus on producing graduates who are extremely well prepared to excel and advance in their chosen fields and who emerge as true leaders ready to thrive in the complexities of a rapidly changing, technologically advanced, multicultural world,” said University President Susan L. Thomas. “Being able to do all that, at a very reasonable cost, is why Truman is such an exceptional university.”

Truman State University fared well on the Midwest region Best Values list, coming in at No. 2 overall. It is the highest-rated public school on the list and the only one to make the top 10 in the subcategory. U.S. News & World Report bases its rankings on several indicators of academic excellence, including graduation and retention rates, assessment by peers and counselors, student-to-faculty ratio, and alumni giving rate.

Missouri has long been known for producing world-class talent and is home to top-flight universities such as the University of Missouri – Columbia, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla and many more. With more than 3 million educated workers Missouri’s talent pool is deep, specialized and experienced in our state’s key growth areas including advanced manufacturing, agtech, logistics and more.

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