Drury University Overview
Drury University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Springfield, Missouri. Springfield is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Drury University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Drury University is the master's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average Drury University student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Drury University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Drury University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Drury University has earned from around the web.
|#10||Best Value Colleges for Finance & Financial Management||College Factual|
|#29||Best Value Colleges for Accounting||College Factual|
|#41||Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management||College Factual|
|#52||Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences||College Factual|
|#64||Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing||College Factual|
|#70||Best Value Colleges for Psychology||College Factual|
Where Is Drury University?
Contact details for Drury University are given below.
|Address:||900 N. Benton Ave, Springfield, MO 65802-3791|
How Do I Get Into Drury University?
You can apply to Drury University online at: www.drury.edu/admission/Apply-to-Drury-University/
Admission Requirements for Drury University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Drury University?
Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.
Average Test Scores
About 8% of students accepted to Drury University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 670. Math scores were between 520 and 640.
Can I Afford Drury University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Drury University, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $7,339 a year. That adds up to $29,356 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Drury University is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Drury University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 264 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,444 full-time undergraduates at Drury University, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Drury University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||42|
|Hispanic or Latino||23|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Drury University. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 59 countries are represented at Drury University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and France.
Online Learning at Drury University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Drury University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 49th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Drury University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Drury University was -2.6%. This is the #2,362 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Drury University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Drury University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||21%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||27%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Drury University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Drury University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Public Relations & Advertising||#38|
|Communication & Media Studies||#108|
|Communication & Journalism||#161|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Drury University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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