Tuition & Fees

$25,905

$25,905

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 927
Declined + 496
Total Received 1,423
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Private (nonprofit)

1,315

undergraduate students

256

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
29%
24-29
38%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%
30-36
10%
24-29
52%
18-23
29%
12-17
9%
30-36
22%
24-29
45%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%
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Fun Facts

  • Environmentally friendly Drury University recycles over 220 tons of material each year, and the school has a 2:1 "student-to-tree" ratio.
  • Drury University's Animal Studies program was made possible by a gift from alumnus and animal lover Bob Barker of The Price is Right fame.
  • Drury University opened in 1873 in the wake of the Civil War. Its founders felt that education could help heal the wounds of war. Five women made up the first graduating class.

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School Facts

Drury University, founded in 1873, is a private, liberal arts university with a religious history. Its 90-acre campus is located in downtown Springfield, MO.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,571
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Springfield, MO

90-acre, urban campus in Springfield (population: 164,122), 220 miles from St. Louis; branch campus abroad in Aigina, Greece. Served by air and bus; major airports serve Kansas City and St. Louis (170 miles); train serves Jefferson City (130 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 22% of male students
 
4 sororities 27% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
29%
24-29
38%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%
30-36
10%
24-29
52%
18-23
29%
12-17
9%
30-36
22%
24-29
45%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 10 (priority deadline)
August 22
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 927
Declined + 496
Total Received 1,423

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jay Fedje
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 800 922-2274
F: 417 866-3873
druryad@drury.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,586,570
State $718,474
Institutional $8,778,152
Other external $434,408
Total $12,517,604

Non-need-based

Federal $48,716
State $123,276
Institutional $4,479,258
Other external $125,107
Total $4,776,357

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
scarlet and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Architecture
Art History
Arts Administration
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communications
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Design Arts
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
Emergency Medical Technology
English
Environmental Health Science/Protection
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise/Sports Science
Finance
Fine Arts
French
Graphic Design
History
Integrated Media
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Multi-Media Production/Journalism
Music
Music Therapy
Philosophy
Philosophy/Religion
Physics
Politics/Government
Psychology
Public Relations
Religion
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art/Theory
Theatre
Writing
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Undergraduate

84%

1,315
students

Female
55%
717

Male
45%
598

Graduate

16%

256
students

Female
73%
187

Male
27%
69

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,291
students

Female
55%
700

Male
45%
591

undergraduatePart-time

2%

24
students

Female
71%
17

Male
29%
7

Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 51
Countries most often represented China
Ecuador
France
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Beth Nichols
International Admission Specialist
417 873-7205
bnichols@drury.edu

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