Drury University Admission RequirementsSpringfield, Missouri
Chances of getting into Drury University
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
Applicants Submitting SAT13%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|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.
|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%|
Drury University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT89%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.7
Typical High School GradesA-
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
59% of Drury University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||34%||31%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply22
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|
What are the requirements for admission to Drury University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.