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Find out more about how Drury University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Drury University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Drury University was awarded 25 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

Drury University landed the #631 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Drury University held the #1,078 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 46 colleges in Missouri, Drury University is ranked at #13.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Drury University?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Drury University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 66%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 8% 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 670. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Drury University  ( 530 to 670 )

SAT Math Scores for Drury University  ( 520 to 640 )
Drury University received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Drury University  ( 23 to 28 )

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Drury University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Drury University, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Drury University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Drury University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Drury University has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. 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.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Drury University this rate is 30%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  30 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Drury University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,279 undergraduates at Drury University with 2,478 being full-time and 801 being part-time.

Drury University Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

Drury University scored 55.59 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  55.59 out of 100
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How Much Does Drury University Cost?

The overall average net price of Drury University is $18,595. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Drury University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,483 $16,870 $15,794 $20,473 $22,677

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.

Student Loan Debt

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 59% of students took out student loans averaging $7,339 a year. That adds up to $29,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Drury University is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Drury University Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Drury University make about $32,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Drury University make the most money.

Location of Drury University

Drury University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Springfield, Missouri. Springfield is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Drury University

Contact details for Drury University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 N. Benton Ave, Springfield, MO 65802-3791
Phone: 417-873-7879

Drury University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 53 majors graduated from Drury University. Of these students, 347 received undergraduate degrees and 89 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Architecture 28 $46,100
General Biology 25 $27,100
General Psychology 23 $27,100
Finance & Financial Management 22 $50,500
Accounting 19 $53,000
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 16 NA
Chemistry 15 NA
Business Administration & Management 15 $39,600
Teacher Education Grade Specific 14 $28,200
Public Relations & Advertising 13 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Drury University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Drury University

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 2017-2018, 317 students took at least one online class at Drury University. This is a decrease from the 1,436 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 317 153
2016-2017 1,436 765
2015-2016 891 362
2014-2015 978 434
2013-2014 1,247 581

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