Drury University

Springfield, MO

Drury University

Springfield, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$31,215

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
640
25th
520
75th
28
25th
21
75th
27
25th
20
75th
29
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,133
Declined 470
Total Received 1,603
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Private

1,554

undergraduate students

360

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,914
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ

Social Networks

90-acre, urban campus in Springfield (population: 167,376), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Springfield, MO
65802

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • 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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
640
25th
520
75th
28
25th
21
75th
27
25th
20
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (may be waived if filed during campus visit)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,133
Declined 470
Total Received 1,603

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,660

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,900
Room $5,918
Board $3,378
Additional fees $1,315
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $41,711
Average Financial Aid - $21,660
Total with Avg. Aid $20,051

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 922-2274
F: 417 873-6909
fa@drury.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, bowling, cheerleading, dance, ice hockey, shotgun sports, stunting, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing, bowling, cheerleading, dance, ice hockey, shotgun sports, stunting, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, climbing, cycling, fishing, football, ice hockey, kickball, racquetball, running, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
American Government and Politics (United States).
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Architectural Technology/Technician.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Organizational Communication, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Urban Ministry.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Biology
  3. Business Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,914

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

1,554
students

Female
57%
889

Male
43%
665

19%

360
students

Female
74%
265

Male
26%
95

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,483
students

Female
58%
853

Male
42%
630

5%

71
students

Female
51%
36

Male
49%
35

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 57
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ecuador
Germany
India
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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