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Springfield, Missouri

Drury University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Drury University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.1%
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 66% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,313 out of 1,987 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 34 percent. Drury University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 35% 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
1130-1370
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Drury University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Drury University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1370
Average SAT Score 1250

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 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 8 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Drury University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >77%
1250 to 1370 Avg + 66%-77%
1130 to 1250 Avg - 53%-66%
1010 to 1130 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 1010 Low <40%
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Drury University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Drury University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Drury University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 28 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 91 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
28 and Above Good >79%
25 to 28 Avg + 66%-79%
23 to 25 Avg - 56%-66%
21 to 23 Reach 45%-56%
Less than 21 Low <45%
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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 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Drury University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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 1,206 781 1,987
Accepted 814 499 1,313
Acceptance Rate 67% 64% 66%
Enrolled 289 167 456
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 33% 35%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
289

Applicants have 289 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.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
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.