Truman Ranked in Washington Monthly

The Washington Monthly has ranked Truman among the top institutions in the nation in its 2011 College Rankings included in the September/October issue of the magazine.

Truman is ranked the No. 3 school overall in the Master’s Universities category and is the only Missouri university listed in the top 50 of the category. Truman topped the list of the 14 public universities recognized by the magazine.  

Washington Monthly calculated its ranking based on three equally-rated factors of service, research and social mobility, which considers graduation rates and percentage of students receiving Pell Grants. Truman was ranked No. 19 for the number of alumni who go on to serve in the Peace Corps. Additionally, the University scored a top 10 ranking, coming in at No. 4 in the number of bachelor’s recipients who go on to receive a Ph.D. Both numbers were relative to school size. Truman compiled an overall score of 95 out of a possible 100.

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