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Apply to Drury University: International Students

Drury University welcomes students from around the world. Young men and women from more than 50 countries are studying at Drury. If you have any questions, feel free to email International Admissions at iadmissions@drury.edu.

1. International Application for Admission


2. Transcript Request for Freshmen & Transfer Students

Request that your secondary school or high school submit your records or national exam scores to Drury University. This includes the following:

  • Transcript of courses with grades/ marks; documentation of graduation or completion; examination results. (With English translations as applicable.)
  • Students with British system O-level examinations must present a minimum of 5 passes with credit. A-level examinations may earn credit toward the bachelor's degree.
  • To meet admission deadlines, students who apply before completing the final term of secondary school are admitted contingent upon satisfactory completion of secondary school.

Drury's Mailing Address:

Drury University
Office of Admission
900 N. Benton Ave
Springfield, MO 65802 USA

If you have any questions, please contact our Director of International Admission at iadmissions@drury.edu.


3. English Proficiency Score

In order to complete the application process, students must submit one of the following to showcase English proficiency:

  1. Minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 530 (paperbased test) or 72 (Internet-based test). Scores of 533 (paper-based test) and above qualify for an academic scholarship. Students may be admitted to EAP coursework if they score a TOEFL PB 480-529 (or IBT 54-70); IELTS 5.5; or SAT Critical Reading 400-499. Possible placement in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses is determined by an English language assessment and advising during new student orientation prior to the beginning of each semester. Students receive degree credit for EAP courses.

  2. A minimum score of 1500 (500 Verbal) on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or 21 composite on the American College Test (ACT) is required instead of TOEFL for students from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. SAT or ACT scores are optional for all others. However, if available, students are requested to submit them. Scores of 1650 SAT or 24 ACT and above qualify for an academic scholarship.

  3. ELS Language Centers: Level 112 (Successful completion of Level 109 will be considered for EAP coursework.)

  4. University of Cambridge International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0.

  5. British System A levels (qualifies for academic credit): minimum grade of C in English.

  6. Students who transfer 30 credit hours or more from a U.S. college or university where primary instruction is in English.

Conditional Admission: Students who score below the required level of English proficiency may be admitted conditionally. Each student is considered individually for conditional admission. If admitted, students will enroll in classes from the English for Academic Purposes curriculum full time or with other classes until adequate proficiency is achieved. ALL English classes are part of the degree program, and earn credit. For more information, please visit: English Courses: EAP & ESL Information. All non-native speakers are subject to additional English language assessment on campus prior to registration for classes. Our goal is to place students in studies best suited to their language level. We can provide language support as needed to succeed in the American college classroom.