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Pre-Law Curriculum

The pre-law program at Drury is structured according to the recommendations from American Bar Association approved law schools. These recommendations include the following:

  1. Students should major in an academic subject that interests them. Law schools discourage any specific pre-law or legal studies major.
  2. Law schools seek students who excel in writing and speaking skills and who demonstrate ability to think analytically, logically and creatively.
  3. Law schools expect students in their undergraduate work to cultivate an understanding of the cultural underpinnings of the social and political environment in which the law operates. The Drury CORE program provides students the tools for such understanding.

Judge Ross T. Roberts Scholars

Pre-law students have a guaranteed place at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law under the Roberts Scholars Honors Admission program. To be eligible, a Drury student must: 

  • Receive an ACT score of 32 or higher or an SAT composite score of 2130 or higher;
  • Maintain and graduate with a grade point average of 3.5 or greater;
  • Score at the 75th percentile or higher on the LSAT.

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Recommended Drury Courses:

Students are encouraged to use their elective courses with some of the above.

Students interested in international law are strongly encouraged to take an additional year of a foreign language beyond the general education requirement.