Much like the International Baccalaureate Programme, Drury University pushes students to look at real world problems through various lenses to discover dynamic and unique solutions. This is exactly why International Baccalaureate students are so well equipped to pursue higher education at Drury. The rigorous curriculum provided by the IB Programme prepares students to hit the ground running at Drury to be a part of research projects, in class discussions, and academic dissertations.
Drury students that have received an IB diploma find first year courses easier to navigate, and add a confidence to projects due to their past experiences in the Programme. The knowledge IB students have gained through their TOK/PPS course, Internal Assessments, Extended Essay, CAS hours, etc. will give them an advantage to further their education at Drury at an elevated level.
Drury University recognizes the outstanding academic rigor of pursuing an International Baccalaureate Programme. Students pursuing the completion of either the IB Diploma Programme or IB Career-related Programme will be awarded the highest academic scholarship Drury offers, the Trustee Scholarship. This is awarded upon admission, and these students will qualify regardless of their high school GPA or ACT/SAT test scores, or Test-Optional Essay Score.
For students entering Drury in the Fall of 2021, the Trustee Scholarship is valued at $20,000/year. To qualify for this scholarship promise, students must indicate on their application that they are an IB student pursuing the completion of the IB Diploma or IB Career-related Programme. Reach out to your Admission Counselor if you have any questions concerning qualifying for this scholarship promise opportunity.
Drury University offers college credit for IB classes depending on qualifying test scores. Follow the link below to explore IB classes, qualifying test scores, and corresponding college credit at Drury.