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Drury University
Springfield, MO
Drury, founded in 1873, is a liberal arts university with religious orientation. Its 60-acre campus is located in downtown Springfield.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,370
   Women 739 (53.9%)
   Men 631 (46.1%)
Graduate Students 241
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 70% of 1,563 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.66
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 26 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $37,785
  Tuition and Fees $25,905
  Room and Board $7,480
Average Percent of Need Met 73%
Average Freshman Award $19,022
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 134
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Springfield Population 162,191
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 88% of freshmen, 61% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Panther
Sororities 27% of women participate
Fraternities 22% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.8% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students 10.3% from 53 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 48.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 61%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported