Drury University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,500
4.2% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,597
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.1%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
64.4%
1,664 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,743
84.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
64%
231 Graduates

About

Drury University is a higher education institution located in Greene County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Drury University were Architecture (28 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (25 degrees), and General Psychology (23 degrees).

In 2019, 438 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Drury University. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (344 degrees), 19.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Drury University is $28,500, which is $6,474 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Drury University is $28,500, which is $6,474 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,597.

In 2019, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,500
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Drury University was $28,500. The cost of tuition at Drury University is $6,474 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$19,597
2019 Value
2.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Drury University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,597. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Drury University grew by 2.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,163
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Drury University was of $7,163 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Drury University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.03% with respect to 2018, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13.1%
2017 Default Rate
157
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Drury University was 13.1%, which represents 157 out of the 1201 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Drury University received 1,664 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 5.13% annual decline. Out of those 1,664 applicants, 1,072 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,743 students enrolled at Drury University in 2019, and 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Drury University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,072
Accepted Out of 1,664

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Drury University was 64.4% (1,072 admissions from 1,664 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 68.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −5.13%, while admissions declined by −10.4%.

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SAT Scores

13%
Submission Percentage
43
Scores Submitted

13% of enrolled first-time students at Drury University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Drury University has a total enrollment of 1,743 students. The full-time enrollment at Drury University is 1,466 students and the part-time enrollment is 277. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Drury University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Drury University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.6% White, 3.44% Two or More Races, 3.04% Black or African American, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% Asian, 0.861% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.344% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Drury University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.2%), followed by White Male (33.9%) and Two or More Races Female (2.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.5%), followed by White Male (9.09%) and Black or African American Male (4.55%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Drury University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,743 students. The full-time enrollment at Drury University is 1,466 and the part-time enrollment is 277. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Drury University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Drury University was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Drury University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,422
  2. Two or More Races
    60
  3. Black or African American
    53

The enrolled student population at Drury University is 81.6% White, 3.44% Two or More Races, 3.04% Black or African American, 1.66% Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% Asian, 0.861% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.344% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 86 more women than men received degrees from Drury University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Drury University is white (344 degrees awarded). There were 19.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Drury University is Architecture (28 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (25 degrees) and General Psychology (23 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Drury University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), and Biology (52 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drury University are Physicians (463,082 people), Other managers (318,026 people), Postsecondary teachers (269,421 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (199,037 people), and Secondary school teachers (165,112 people).

The most specialized majors at Drury University are Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Biology (52 degrees), English (17 degrees), and Communications (30 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drury University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Actuaries, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Drury University are Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Biology (52 degrees), English (17 degrees), and Communications (30 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drury University are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (634,243 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (545,652 people), Elementary & secondary schools (529,376 people), Offices of physicians (247,141 people), and Computer Systems Design (237,698 people).

The most specialized majors at Drury University are Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (20 degrees), Biology (52 degrees), English (17 degrees), and Communications (30 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Drury University.
Most Common
  1. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 23 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Drury University was Architecture with 28 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

176
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
262
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 176 degrees were awarded to men at Drury University, which is 0.672 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (262).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Drury University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.88 times less than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Drury University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.14 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

47%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 47% of students graduating from Drury University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Drury University is Female and Black or African American (80% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.433% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    344 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Drury University is white (344 degrees awarded). There were 19.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (18 degrees).

0.228% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    207 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    137 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Drury University is white female (207 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (137 degrees).

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Operations

Drury University has an endowment valued at nearly $96M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.12%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Drury University had a total salary expenditure of $54.7M. Drury University employs 42 Professors, 38 Associate professors, and 23 Assistant professors. Most academics at Drury University are Male Associate professors (24), Male Professors(23), and Female Professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Drury University are: Service, with 43 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 40 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$96M
2019 Endowment
1.02%
decline from 2018

Drury University has an endowment valued at about $96M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Drury University declined 1.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $57.6M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $208k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Drury University received $208k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21M
2019 Salaries
12.3%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Drury University paid a median of $21M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($54.7M) and a 12.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 19.9% decline from 2017 and a 1.95% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.58M
Instructional Salaries
111
Number of Employees

In 2019, Drury University paid a total of $7.58M to 111 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
42 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
43 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Drury University were Professor with 42 employees; Associate professor with 38 employees; and Associate professor with 23 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Drury University were Service with 43 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 40 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Drury University was Male Associate professor with 24 employees, Male Professor with 23 employees, and Female Professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Drury University.

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