College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
Drury University is ranked #1,389 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.
Drury University also holds the #29 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.
Drury University has an acceptance rate of 65%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Drury University.
About 11% 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 650. Math scores were between 520 and 620.
The student to faculty ratio at Drury University is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Drury University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Drury University has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Drury University for first-time, full-time students is 40%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,409 undergraduates at Drury University with 1,383 being full-time and 26 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Drury University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Drury University, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $7,514 a year. That adds up to $30,056 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Drury University is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Contact details for Drury University are given below.
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Finance & Financial Management||24||NA|
|Business Administration & Management||22||$35,852|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||19||$28,908|
|Public Relations & Advertising||15||NA|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||13||NA|
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2020-2021, 458 students took at least one online class at Drury University. This is a decrease from the 467 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*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.