Tuition & Fees

$29,515

$29,515

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
30%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
3%
30-36
13%
24-29
51%
18-23
29%
12-17
7%
30-36
19%
24-29
46%
18-23
34%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,149
Declined + 426
Total Received 1,575
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Private (nonprofit)

1,489

undergraduate students

239

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Biology
  3. Business Management
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Codes

SAT 6169
ACT 2292

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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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Location

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 1,728
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Springfield, MO

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.

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
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 20% of male students
 
4 sororities 61% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
30%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
3%
30-36
13%
24-29
51%
18-23
29%
12-17
7%
30-36
19%
24-29
46%
18-23
34%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(may be waived if filed during campus visit)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 30
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

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,149
Declined + 426
Total Received 1,575

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kevin Kropf
Executive Vice President of Enrollment
P: 800 922-2274
F:
druryad@drury.edu

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,196

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,500
Room $5,830
Board $3,278
Additional fees $1,015
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $39,823
Average Financial Aid - $23,196
Total with Avg. Aid $16,627
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Becky Ahrens
Director of Financial Aid
fa@drury.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Mark Fisher (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
scarlet and gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animation
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art History
Arts Administration
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical/Behavioral Neuroscience
Communications
Computer Science/Game Design
Computer Science/Software Engineering
Criminology
Cyber-Risk Management
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Biology
Exercise/Sports Science
Finance
Fine Arts
French
Graphic/Digital Design
Health Science
History
International Business
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Technology
Multi-Media Production/Journalism
Music
Music Education
Music Therapy
Organizational/Leadership Communication
Philosophy
Physics
Politics/Government
Pre-Ministry/Community Engagement
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Strategic Communication
Theatre
Writing
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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

1,728

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

1,489
students

Female
58%
858

Male
42%
631

14%

239
students

Female
76%
182

Male
24%
57

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,462
students

Female
58%
843

Male
42%
619

2%

27
students

Female
56%
15

Male
44%
12

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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
2%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

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

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

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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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

International Student Contact

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

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