Housing Policy Update
- Beginning Fall 2016, costs for most on-campus residences will be either reduced or frozen in price for the 2016-17 academic year. Drury will continue to award residential grants to incoming students, based on need, to help offset the costs of room and board.
- Additionally, students whose primary family residence is within 30 miles of the campus may live at home with a parent.
Housing at Drury
Year after year, Drury's freshmen-to-sophomore & sophomore-to-junior retention rates are higher for residents than commuters.
Studies show that students who live in a residence hall are more likely to . . .
- Persist to graduation
- Have greater openness to diversity & challenge, which is important for navigating the workforce
- Get more involved in campus activities, which can lead to more leadership positions and a deeper connection to faculty and staff