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IPEDS ID: 177214
OPE ID: 00246100
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Drury University
900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791
General information:  (417) 873-7879
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  4,215 (3,918 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  19 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty141375
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-3
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$21,043$22,275$23,345$23,8852.3%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$7,466$7,700$8,024$7,956-0.8%
Off Campus
Room and board$5,220$5,376$6,290$6,2900.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
On Campus$32,909$34,375$35,769$36,2411.3%
Off Campus$30,663$32,051$34,035$34,5751.6%
Off Campus with Family$25,443$26,675$27,745$28,2851.9%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid141095%————
Grant or scholarship aid40293%$4,845,956$12,055
Federal grants20046%$852,685$4,263
Pell grants20046%$802,635$4,013
Other federal grants8319%$50,050$603
State/local government grant or scholarships16037%$361,750$2,261
Institutional grants or scholarships32976%$3,631,521$11,038
Student loan aid26261%$1,593,729$6,083
Federal student loans26261%$1,486,707$5,674
Other student loans113%$107,022$9,729
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid13,47382%$29,623,950$8,530
Pell grants2,15451%$8,364,731$3,883
Federal student loans2,43758%$17,410,299$7,144
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$21,751$21,557$20,999
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$17,025$22,730$23,295
$30,001 – $48,000$17,897$16,744$19,765
$48,001 – $75,000$19,052$19,916$20,231
$75,001 – $110,000$20,977$20,664$21,442
$110,001 and more$22,388$24,412$22,657
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment4,215
Undergraduate enrollment3,918
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment317
Graduate enrollment297
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 71%
Part-time: 29%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 40%
Female: 60%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 82%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 55%
25 and over: 45%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 83%
Out-of-state: 11%
Foreign countries: 7%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 63%
Part-time: 37%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 11%
Enrolled in some distance education: 16%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 73%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 45%
Enrolled in some distance education: 19%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 36%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants1,106437579
Percent admitted74%82%80%
Percent admitted who enrolled50%49%52%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite2329
ACT English2330
ACT Math2227
  • Please refer to the Drury University website for the admission application.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 85%
Part-time students: 44%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 46 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 63%
Transfer-out rate: 1%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 31%
6-year: 48%
8-year: 50%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 45%
6-year: 63%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 51%
Female: 70%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 100%
Asian: 44%
Black or African American: 38%
Hispanic/Latino: 21%
White: 66%
Non-resident alien: 36%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
Category total-26-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-87-
Category total-87-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General23d5725
Customer Service Management00-
Finance, General-11-
International Business/Trade/Commerce-0-
Management Information Systems, General-3-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-11-
Organizational Leadership6d17d-
Category total29d113d25
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism-0-
Communication, General2217
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication-11-
Public Relations/Image Management-0-
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other-0-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric000
Category total22417
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science-5-
Category total-5-
Curriculum and Instruction--50
Education, General13--
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented--1
Educational/Instructional Technology-017
Elementary Education and Teaching-56-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching--2
Mathematics Teacher Education--5
Music Teacher Education-2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-2-
Reading Teacher Education--11
Secondary Education and Teaching-0-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education--19
Special Education and Teaching, General--28
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education-0-
Category total1360133
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General136-
Writing, General07-
Category total143-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature-1-
German Language and Literature-1-
Spanish Language and Literature-2-
Category total-4-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)2d--
Environmental Health-1-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other0--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-10d-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist1d--
Music Therapy/Therapist-20
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-0-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist0--
Surgical Technology/Technologist2--
Category total5d13d0
History, General-25-
Category total-25-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration1987d6
Criminal Justice/Police Science2d1d-
Category total21d88d6
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal17--
Category total17--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies68d49d-
Category total68d49d-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-15-
Category total-15-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-9-
Environmental Studies23-
Natural Resources Management and Policy3--
Category total512-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General1--
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-18-
Category total118-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General-0-
Religion/Religious Studies-2-
Category total-4-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-12-
Physics, General-6-
Category total-18-
Psychology, General3785d-
Category total3785d-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General-17d-
Category total-17d-
Social Sciences
American Government and Politics (United States)-3-
Economics, General-0-
International Relations and Affairs-4-
Political Science and Government, General-2-
Category total-32d2d
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation-2-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General-50
Design and Visual Communications, General020-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-11-
Fine and Studio Arts Management-010d
Fine/Studio Arts, General1d20
Music, General-3-
Category total1d4310d
Grand total200781193
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 478
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 32
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 340
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 6
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,477
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $2,878
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $1,506
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $1,250
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II (without football) MenWomen
All Track Combined5660
Swimming and Diving3521
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1915 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)6/1/2003 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1957 -  Accredited
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2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations306
Liquor law violations2179
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations304
Liquor law violations2170
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible361
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault015
Motor vehicle theft102
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible241
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault001
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate15.2%17.1%16.7%
Number in default231251209
Number in repayment1,5161,4661,251
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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