Drury University

country rank  754
world rank  2473

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University Overview

Founded in 1873, Drury University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Springfield (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Missouri. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ava, Cabool, Ft. Leonard Wood, Lebanon, Licking, Monett, Rolla, St. Robert & West Plains. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Drury University (DU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Drury University (DU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym DU
Founded 1873
Motto Christo et Humanitati
Christ and Humanity
Colours Scarlet and gray

University Location

Address 900 N. Benton
Springfield (population range: 50,000-249,999)
65802-3791 Missouri
United States
T +1 (417) 873 7506
F +1 (417) 866 3873
Other locations Ava, Cabool, Ft. Leonard Wood, Lebanon, Licking, Monett, Rolla, St. Robert & West Plains

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 900 North Benton Avenue
Springfield 65802
+1 (417) 873 7506
800 922 2274

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant United Church of Christ - www.ucc.org, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) - www.disciples.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Drury University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • American Music Therapy


  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018