ROLLA, Mo., Aug. 29, 2012 — Drury University Rolla Campus has exceeded their enrollment goal for the fall semester by posting 104.7% after the first week of classes. This number represents close to 300 students who are taking seated or online courses through the Drury Rolla location.
“Our new location at 1034 S Bishop and modern, student friendly facilities has really made a difference in increasing our population at the Drury Rolla campus. We added nine more classes to this year’s fall course schedule and new faculty in an effort to offer associate degrees in Communication, Environmental Policy and Regulations, Health and Wellness, Organizational Studies and Paralegal," said Myra Miller, Drury’s director of the Rolla Campus.
Drury University Rolla has been known locally for providing educational opportunities for adults seeking associate degrees in Criminal Justice, Psychology, English, Writing, Foundations in Education, General Studies, Emergency Medical Science, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical Technology. Students may also take general education requirements and work toward twenty bachelor degree programs at Drury Rolla through seated and online courses. Dual Enrollment course offerings allow high school juniors and seniors to take courses at a highly reduced rate while earning college credit.
Drury’s College of Continuing Professional Studies (CCPS) has nine campuses in Missouri including a large evening program at the main campus in Springfield, Missouri. CCPS expects that it will register more than 31,000 credit hours for the fourth year in a row.
Just this past week, Drury University in Springfield, Missouri received notification that it is one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review. Drury is one of 153 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in the “Best in the Midwest” section of its website feature, “2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” which was released this month by the Princeton Review.
Drury is an independent University, church related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks to cultivate spiritual sensibilities and imaginative faculties as well as ethical insight and critical thought; to foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge; and to liberate persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community. For more information, visit www.drury.edu/strategicplan.