Drury University

Drury University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Drury University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

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 was awarded 87 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is accounting.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Drury University is ranked #1,754 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Drury University also holds the #34 spot on the Best Colleges in Missouri ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Drury University?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Drury University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 71%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 16% 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 510 and 610. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Drury University  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Drury University  ( 520 to 640 )
Drury University received ACT scores from 87% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Drury University  ( 21 to 29 )

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Drury University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Drury University is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

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%.

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 78%. 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  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

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 46%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  46 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Drury University.

Drury University Undergraduate Student Diversity

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.

How Much Does Drury University Cost?

The overall average net price of Drury University is $18,419. 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 +
$13,925 $16,294 $16,808 $19,919 $22,916

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 $7,302 a year. That adds up to $29,208 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Drury University is 13.0%. 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. Unfortunately, this is 19% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field 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. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for Drury University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 900 N. Benton Ave, Springfield, MO 65802-3791
Phone: 417-873-7879
Website: www.drury.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DruryUniversity/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/druryuniversity

Drury University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 55 majors graduated from Drury University. Of these students, 400 received undergraduate degrees and 87 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 Psychology 33 $27,497
General Biology 29 $32,332
Business Administration & Management 25 $37,110
General Architecture 24 $47,595
Marketing 23 $42,682
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 19 NA
Finance & Financial Management 18 $55,061
Teacher Education Grade Specific 17 $29,902
Public Relations & Advertising 15 $33,176
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 15 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 2019-2020, 467 students took at least one online class at Drury University. This is an increase from the 387 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 467 203
2018-2019 387 193
2017-2018 317 153
2016-2017 1,436 765
2015-2016 891 362

Learn more about online learning at Drury University.

Notes and References


*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.

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