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Drury University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

Drury Address

Drury University
900 N Benton
Springfield MO 65802
General information:(417) 873-7879
Financial aid office:(417) 873-7319
Admissions office:(417) 873-7205University FAQ
University Homepage

Tuition + Drury Housing (2013-2014)

Meals Per Week:20

Undergrad Application Fee: $50
Grad Application Fee:$25

Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:1,022
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 6,173
# of Grad students: 751
# of Part time: 1
Total Students: 6,924




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Pacific Islander



Financial Aid

89% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $289

62% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,250

68% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $5,352

59% receive student loans and the average amount is $4,036Trustee: A renewable full tuition annual award is offered to 7 students each year.

Presidential: An $8000 annual award totaling $32,000 for 4 years, providing a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. is maintained all four years.

Scholar: A $7000 annual award totaling $28,000 for 4 years, providing a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. is maintained all four years.

Samuel Drury Award: A $3000 annual award totaling $12,000 for 4 years to National Merit Finalists. A $1000 annual award for National Merit Semi-Finalists or National Merit Commended students.

Dean Award:$1000 will be awarded to students who are Valedictorians or Salutatorians or who rank in the top 2% of the graduating class.

Academic Honor Scholarship:
Scholarships range from $500 to $5000 based on ACT or SAT composite scores and grade point average.

Leadership Award: Awarded to students who have been active in church or civic or school activities. The award is $500 per year and renewable with a 2.5 or better cumulative G.P.A.

Matching Award: Drury will match a limited number of selected awards a student receives from outside agencies (not including federal or state aid) dollar-for-dollar up to $500.

Activity Awards: Awarded to students with special talent in music or theatre or art or athletics.

Church Award: Awarded to students who are active in either the United Church of Christ (UCC) or the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The award is $500 per year and is renewable with a 2.5 cumulative G.P.A.

Clergy Dependent Scholarship:
Scholarship equal to one-half tuition for the year. Awarded to dependents of clergy in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and when funds are available to dependents of clergy in the United Church of Christ (formerly the Congregational Church).

Alumni Children’s Scholarship:
A $500 scholarship per year for full-time degree seeking day school students whose parent(s) are member(s) of the Drury University Alumni Association.

Phi Theta Kappa Award: Thirty renewable $1000 scholarships per year. A minimum of 3.5 G.P.A. and 30 hours credit at a community college are required. You must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing.

Information online at

Average financial aid package: $7,892.

95% of Drury students receive need-based financial aid.

60% graduate with indebtedness; average debt load $13,950.

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Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Masters Colleges and Universities II
Average ACT: 25.5

Special Programs

Arts Administration, Biosphere 2 Center, 3-2 Engineering Dual Degree with University of Missouri and Washington University in St. Louis, Exercise Physiology, International Studies, Marine Environmental Studies, Medical Technology, 3-2 Occupational Therapy with Washington University in St. Louis, Pre-dental, Pre-law, Pre-medical, Pre-medical Scholars- University of Missouri Medical School, Pre-medical Scholars- St. Louis University Medical School, Pre-optometry, Pre-osteopathic Medical Scholars- Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pre-veterinary, Robert's Scholars- (Pre-law) University of Missouri School of Law, Exercise & Sport Science, University Honors Program, Visual Communication(Graphic Arts), Washington Center/Institute for Experiential Learning, Washington D.C. (internships and academic seminars).Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

82% men vs 80% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:462
Women Applicants:614
Men Admitted:379
Women Admitted:492

Student Services

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