Apply to Drury's Graduate Programs

Complete the online application form (Apply Online). At the end of the application you will submit a non-refundable application fee ($25 domestic/$50 international) using a secure credit card or e-check payment option.

Request official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. The issuing institution must send transcripts to the College of Graduate Studies (electronically or via mail).

Complete and submit official scores of your program specific graduate test.

Complete the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) for the MBA.

Complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for the Master in Education, M.A. in Communication, and Master of Nonprofit and Civic Leadership.

Note: Effective June 2017, the GRE will no longer be required for Master in Education admission; the exam may be waived for individuals with extensive professional experience (with director approval) for Communication and Master in Nonprofit and Civic Leadership applicants.

Complete the recommendation request form and supply the names of two professional and/or academic references.

If recommendation forms are sent via mail, they must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies (address listed below) by the person providing the recommendation of the applicant.

Submit a personal statement (approximately 500 words) indicating your desire to pursue a graduate degree at Drury University to

Additional program specific requirements:




Drury University
College of Graduate Studies
Burnham Hall, Room 203
900 North Benton Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802

Phone: (417) 873-7530

Admission Requirement for Graduate Study

Applicants for admission to graduate study must hold a baccalaureate or equivalent degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Application Date Deadlines

The College of Graduate Studies has application deadlines for each semester of instruction (Fall, Spring, and Summer) as well as for the second session period within each semester (8 week, B Block courses). Students seeking admission into a master’s program must submit all required materials by the deadline for their anticipated start date. Individuals missing a deadline due to an incomplete application will be encouraged to complete their application prior to the start of the next available academic session (semester or block).

Application deadlines are as follows:

Full Semester
& A Block
B Block
Spring 2017 January 6 March 10
Summer 2017 May 26 June 30
Fall 2017 August 4 October 13
Spring 2018 January 5 March 9
Summer 2018 May 24 June 29
Fall 2018 August 3 October 12
Spring 2019 January 4 March 8
Summer 2019 May 24 June 28