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#3262 of 14,131 In the World
#954 of 2,597 In North America
#885 of 2,496 In the United States
#18 of 67 In Missouri
#2 of 6 In Springfield

Quick Review

Religion
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$19,190 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,409
Graduates
282
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
drury.edu

Drury University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 71% 71% 71%
Applicants 1,603 635 968
Admissions 1,133 450 683
Freshmen enrolled full time 324 141 183

264 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

203 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
52 or 16%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Drury University are 1030-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
282 or 87%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Drury University are 21-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1338 (80%)
Nonresident Alien 108 (6%)
Black or African American 63 (4%)
Two or more races 54 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 54 (3%)
Hispanic 28 (2%)
Asian 24 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,190/year
Average aid awarded
$21,836
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,237
$30-48K $14,146
$48-75K $17,162
$75-110K $19,680
$110K+ $24,089

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $29,900$8,388
Tuition in-state $29,900$8,388
Tuition out-of-state $29,900$8,388
Fee in-district $1,315$127
Fee in-state $1,315$127
Fee out-of-state $1,315$127

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,039
Combined charge for room and board $9,296
Room charge $5,918
Meal charge $3,378

Drury University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 21 18
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 28
Architecture 22
Special Education and Teaching, General 22
Psychology, General 20
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 19
Biochemistry 15
Accounting 13
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 13
Secondary Education and Teaching 9 4
Music Therapy & Therapist 12
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 11 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 8 3
English Language and Literature, General 10
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 10
Chemistry, General 9
Communication, General 9
Criminology 9
Journalism 7
Organizational Leadership 7
Reading Teacher Education 7
Graphic Design 6
Neuroscience 6
Political Science and Government, General 6
Mathematics, General 5
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 4
Computer Software Engineering 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 4
Educational & Instructional Technology 4
Finance, General 4
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 4
Organizational Communication, General 4
Economics, General 3
Fine & Studio Arts, General 3
Music, General 3
Physics, General 3
Sociology, General 3
Writing, General 3
Architectural Technology & Technician 2
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented 2
Environmental Biology 2
French Language and Literature 2
Game and Interactive Media Design 2
History, General 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 1
Design and Visual Communications, General 1
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 1
Human Services, General 1
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1
Philosophy 1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 1
Grand Total 309 96
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 53% 66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
335
Citations
5,924

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
131 / 1,522
Business
59 / 1,103
Psychology
55 / 1,765
Chemistry
55 / 809
Sociology
48 / 586
Medicine
35 / 1,145
Inorganic Chemistry
30 / 485
Computer Science
27 / 163
Art & Design
26 / 65
Political Science
22 / 257
Social Psychology
21 / 617
Communications and Public Relations
20 / 253
Economics
20 / 87
Engineering
17 / 288
Environmental Science
15 / 574
Biology
13 / 74
Mathematics
12 / 126
Gender Studies
11 / 123
Law
11 / 229
Physical chemistry
10 / 77
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
10 / 22
Health Science
10 / 54
Education Majors
10 / 227
Advertising
10 / 780
Marketing
9 / 150
History
9 / 17
Philosophy
9 / 14
Ecology
8 / 350
Finance
7 / 41
Demography
7 / 54
Radiochemistry
7 / 33
Public Policy / Administration
7 / 16
Multimedia
7 / 31
Math Teachers
7 / 110
Art History
7 / 6
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
6 / 22
Journalism and Digital Media
6 / 5
Child Psychology
6 / 260
Investment Banking and Stock trading
6 / 25
Management Information Systems
6 / 40

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 13
1992 5 26
1993 10 39
1994 5 9
1995 4 43
1996 5 49
1997 9 27
1998 2 46
1999 4 82
2000 12 62
2001 7 73
2002 8 55
2003 7 53
2004 11 93
2005 10 100
2006 12 142
2007 20 148
2008 11 208
2009 16 336
2010 19 330
2011 26 376
2012 21 459
2013 15 465
2014 21 564
2015 16 625
2016 18 562
2017 6 521
2018 5 446
2019 18 581
2020 11 708
2021 10 654

Drury University alumni

  1. Bob Barker

    Bob Barker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-.. (age 99)
    Enrolled in Drury University
    Studied economics
    Occupations
    television produceractortelevision actorpresentertelevision personality
    Biography

    Robert William Barker is an American retired television game show host. He is known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history. He is also known for hosting Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1975.

  2. Robert Cummings

    Robert Cummings
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1990 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    dancerscreenwritertelevision producerfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings was an American film and television actor known as either Robert Cummings or Bob Cummings depending upon the era, and appeared in roles in comedy films such as The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) and Princess O'Rourke (1943), and in dramatic films, especially two of Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers, Saboteur (1942) and Dial M for Murder (1954). He received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Single Performance in 1955. On February 8, 1960, he received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion picture and television industries, at 6816 Hollywood Boulevard and 1718 Vine Street.

  3. Lauren Holtkamp

    Lauren Holtkamp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Lauren Holtkamp is a professional basketball referee in the National Basketball Association (NBA), wearing number 7. Holtkamp became the third woman to be a full-time NBA referee. Holtkamp also played college basketball at Drury University from 2000 to 2004. Holtkamp previously refereed the last five NBA Development League seasons before becoming a full-time referee for the 2014–15 NBA season. Holtkamp officiated four seasons in the WNBA including the WNBA 2014 conference finals. Holtkamp graduated from Emory University with a Master of Divinity. She also graduated from Drury University with both a Master of Arts in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. In June 2017, Holtkamp married NBA referee Jonathan Sterling. In 2019, Holtkamp gave birth to their daughter.

  4. John Morris

    John Morris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    John L. Morris is an American billionaire businessman, and the founder, majority owner, and CEO of Bass Pro Shops, a hunting and fishing retail chain in the US and Canada. As of September 2021, his net worth was estimated at US$7.1 billion.

General info

Alternative names DU
Founded 1873
Motto Christo et Humanitati
Christ and Humanity
Colors scarlet, gray
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (June-July; July-August)
Total FTE staff 307
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 900 N. Benton Ave
Springfield, Missouri, 65802-3791
United States
City population 169,000
Phone 4178737879
Fax +1 (417) 866 3873

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