McNair Program


Since 1992, Truman McNair Alumni have made significant achievements:

  • 15% of Truman McNair Alumni have earned doctoral degrees compared to 5% of the general US population with bachelor’s degrees
  • 58% of Truman McNair Alumni have earned graduate and professional degrees compared to 31% of the general US population with bachelor’s degrees*
  • 16% of Truman McNair Alumni are currently enrolled in graduate, professional, and doctoral degree programs.

Truman McNair Alumni hold degrees from many domestic and international universities including Duke University, Howard University, Indiana University-Bloomington, Pennsylvania State University, St. Louis University, Texas A&M University, University of Chicago, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Illinois-Chicago,  University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Washington University in St. Louis.

*United States Census Bureau. (2016). Education Attainment in the United States: 2016 [Data file]. Retrieved from