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About Drury University


Drury University, a small private university located in Springfield Missouri, offers students a bold new academic experience – one that breaks the mold of single majors and rigid formulas most often associated with traditional education. This new program guarantees that all students will receive a blend of life credentials and career credentials, allowing them to pursue their intellectual passions while giving them the tools they need to be technically proficient and career-ready. 

 Through this intentional combination of study in professional and non-professional areas, students will learn to be flexible, innovative and creative problem solvers. They will go beyond traditional education and thinking by blending career, calling, life, community, self and service.

Authentic Connections

  • In each class, students develop an understanding of why what they are learning matters. Real life application is paramount.
  • Community outreach is emphasized beyond the classroom and the campus. Classes regularly partner with Springfield organizations to create real change.
  • Students build strong relationships with thought leaders and mentors via internships, on-campus resources, classwork and the Drury alumni network.

Quality Academics

  • Because Drury is a teaching university, professors are easily accessible. 
  • A spirit of entrepreneurship inspires confidence, creativity and accountability.
  • An environment of academic and creative collaboration inspires students to actively explore ways to enhance their individual Drury experiences. 

A Life Well Lived

  • Drury's curriculum enables students to make decisions, both personal and professional, from a place of ethics and morality.
  • Wellness and sustainability are seen as a way of life, rather than tasks, and are integrated throughout the Drury community.
  • Students are given resources to connect dreams and aspirations to build successful futures. 

At A Glance


The robust study abroad program includes a satellite campus on the Greek island of Aegina and partnerships with educational institutions across the world