Drury University

Springfield, MO

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Drury University

Drury University

Drury University Student Essentials

Drury University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Panthers
Website: www.drury.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $22,075
Out-of-State Tuition: $22,075
Retention Rate: 89%
Enrollment: 7,131
Year Established: 1873

About Drury University

Drury University (DU) has been recognized for being one of the best liberal arts schools in the Midwest.

DU has been preparing students for future careers while giving them a well-rounded education for over 100 years. Every student at the school graduates with a minor in Global Studies in addition to their declared major.

The university has an impressive offering of undergraduate and pre-professional programs:

  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Criminology
  • Engineering Dual Degree
  • International Political Studies
  • Music Therapy
  • Nursing/Biology Dual Degree
  • Pre-Chiropractic Medicine
  • Pre-Optometry

It also awards graduate degrees in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, Studio Art and Theory, and more. Special programs include: Exercise Physiology, Sports Management and Visual Communication.

There are so many ways for students to gain new experiences through college life at DU. They can make new friends living on campus, attending a concert at the O’Reilly Family Event Center, checking out an exhibit at the Pool Art Center Gallery, or joining a club or organization. There are quite a few fraternities and sororities on campus as well.

Additionally, ambitious students have the option of participating in the honors program at DU, as well as traveling to other parts of the world through the school’s short-term and long-term study abroad opportunities.

DU considers many factors when accepting applicants for admissions, including class rank, GPA and standardized test scores to name a few. Financial aid is available to help bring down the cost of tuition for those who qualify.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Drury University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

I think overall the school is great, the admissions personal are very helpful. The academics are very interesting with the professors being very willing to help you if you need extra help with your classes and homework. Drury also offers tutors for those having trouble with some classes. I have had a very rewarding experience at Drury..Would highly recommend it as a college to attend.


Overall Rating

The campus staff and counselors are very helpful and always there to help. A quick response gave me a good impression that they are there to help their students in every way that they can. Buildings are easy to find.


Drury University Map & Location

Drury University
900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802


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Getting Around Drury University

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Springfield, MO

Winter
Dec
45
25
Jan
43
22
Feb
48
26
Spring
Mar
58
35
Apr
67
44
May
75
54
Summer
Jun
84
63
Jul
89
68
Aug
89
67
Fall
Sep
80
58
Oct
69
47
Nov
57
35

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 6,467
Freshman Class 406
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 7,131

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 89%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 3%
African American 4%
Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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