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Drury University Admission Requirements

Springfield, Missouri

Chances of getting into Drury University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.2%
Admission Difficulty for Drury University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Drury University and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,197 out of 1,754 applicants were admitted making Drury University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Drury University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Drury University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
13%
SAT Scores for Drury University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Drury University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Drury University?

Drury University typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Drury University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >78%
1175 to 1280 Avg + 68%-78%
1070 to 1175 Avg - 56%-68%
965 to 1070 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 965 Low <42%
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Drury University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for Drury University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Drury University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Drury University?

Admission data indicates that Drury University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Drury University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Drury University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >80%
25 to 29 Avg + 68%-80%
22 to 25 Avg - 57%-68%
19 to 22 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 19 Low <46%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.7
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Drury University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Drury University was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Drury University accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Drury University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 52% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 6% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

59% of Drury University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Drury University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 30%
Top 25% of class 59%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Drury University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,054 696 1,754
Accepted 708 488 1,197
Acceptance Rate 67% 70% 68%
Enrolled 209 168 377
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 34% 31%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
22

Applicants have 22 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Drury University before the Aug 1 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Drury University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Drury University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Drury University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177214 IPEDS survey data for Drury University.

Frequently Asked Questions

13% of students submit their SAT scores to Drury University. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Drury University. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1280. 13% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.