Yes! Drury GO is a division of Drury University focused on providing the same high-quality education to students who do not attend the traditional residential campus.
Drury University’s main campus is located in Springfield, MO. We have branch campuses located throughout Southwest and Central Missouri. Students can access all courses and services online from anywhere in the world as well.
You can take online courses from anywhere in the world. Seated classes are offered in the following Missouri locations: Springfield, Ava, Houston, Lebanon, Monett, Rolla, St. Robert, and Ft. Leonard Wood.
As part of Drury University, Drury GO is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
No. Drury University has been a non-profit institution since our founding in 1873.
Drury University is a private liberal arts college founded in 1873. Learn more about our history here.
The Drury GO experience shares the same commitment to personalized, high-quality education as our residential program. Classes are offered exclusively online and in the evenings, however. Admissions, tuition, and course requirements are unique to Drury GO and are designed to support our GO students’ differing needs than the residential students.
We have served students who earn their degrees outside of the residential school for many decades. Drury GO is an evolution of this program that addresses the needs of students in our ever-changing modern world. This program was most recently known as the College of Continuing Professional Studies (CCPS).
Drury GO is an evolution of CCPS. The name was changed to reflect the updated program and services offerings as we strive to continue evolving with the needs of our students.
Detailed information can be found on our Admissions page.
In short, there is not a GPA requirement for admissions. Federal financial aid eligibility does require a 2.0 GPA (although appeals are available). Some programs, like education, require additional certification and do have a GPA requirement. Your advisor will be able to help you figure out if your program has a certification and how you can meet those GPA requirements.
You can apply online here.
No. We do not charge an application fee.
No. We do not require an ACT/SAT for admission into our evening and online programs.
Yes. We need your high school transcript as well as transcripts for any college courses you have taken. If you have earned an Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited institution we can use that in place of your high school transcript. Additionally, we also accept a GED or homeschool transcript.
Yes. Sharing all of your transcripts will ensure that your enrollment history is up to date and will determine what credits are eligible for transfer into our degree programs. Having your complete history will also impact eligibility for financial aid.
You can submit your transcripts to Kelli at email@example.com.
Yes, but we prefer electronic or mailed versions. If you do need to fax your transcript, you can send it to (417)873-7990.
We do. Your advisor can work with you to determine exactly how all your previous work will count to your program at Drury.
Drury only accepts coursework from accredited U.S. or international institutions. All transcripts are evaluated course by course, and you will receive credit for courses equivalent to those at Drury University if you earned a “C” or better in the course and the course is applicable to your degree. You can learn more on our transfer student page.
We do not cap transfer credits. However, in order to graduate with a Drury degree, you must have taken your last 30 credit hours with us.
Your advisor will evaluate your transcripts and let you know what will transfer and what the Drury course equivalency is.
No. However, if you have an ACE accredited certification, we may be able to award credit. Public safety certifications and military transcripts are evaluated on a case by case basis.
Admitted students may submit their military transcript for evaluation of transfer credits. A maximum of 31 credit hours can be awarded from your transcript. These transfer hours will be considered elective credits. You can learn more on our Military Student page.
Returning students should contact their previous advisor. If you don’t remember who your advisor is, contact the campus where you were studying or Kelli Roberts at (417) 873-6349 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do offer non-credit credentialing programs for the following jobs: Clinical Medical Assistant, Computer Technician CompTIA A+, Dental Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, and Phlebotomy Technician. Learn more about these programs here.
You can get more information or apply for any of these programs by emailing email@example.com. You do not need to fill out a standard application for these programs.
Yes. However, you will not be eligible for full admission, which means you would not be eligible for scholarships or financial aid.
To be fully admitted, all prior transcripts must be officially sent to Drury from your previous institutions. Most institutions will not send those transcripts out if you have a past-due balance with them.
Up-to-date tuition and fees can be found here. This page also has a calculator to help you determine the cost of your education.
There are a lot of variables that go into this, including the degree you are working toward, how many transfer credits you are bringing in with you and how much financial aid you are eligible for. Your advisor and financial aid representatives can help you get a better idea of your total cost based on your unique situation.
Yes! We want to invest in you as you are investing in yourself. Get the details here.
Information on all of our scholarships can be found here.
Requirements for scholarships vary. Information on all of our scholarships can be found here.
It depends on a lot of variables unique to your situation. A financial aid representative can help you figure out what exactly a Pell grant will or will not cover. Give the Financial Aid Office a call at (417) 873-7312 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No. While we don’t distribute A+ funding, we do offer an honors scholarship. It is available to eligible students for their first 60 hours of credit, resident or transfer work. Information on all of our scholarships can be found here.
You can contact our Financial Aid Office at (417) 873-7312 or email@example.com.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows you to apply for federal student aid and is used by Drury and other scholarship sources to help determine what financial help you may be eligible for. The form can be completed online and requires you to enter in your financial information, such as income and savings.
Our school code is 002461.
You can access that information online in the MyDrury portal. Get details on how to do that here.
You can do that online in the MyDrury portal. Get details on how to do that here.
What’s the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized loans?
Your academic advisor will help you make sure we have everything needed from you to complete your financial aid package. They will be able to advise you on timing or direct you to the appropriate office on campus to answer questions as needed.
You can pay in person or online. To pay in person, visit our Business Office on the main campus in Burnham Hall, room 100 (south end of the first floor).
To pay online, login to MyDrury and select the Student tab. Then select My Account Info, and then select Pay Online. There is a 2.75% service fee for credit or debit card transactions. There is no service fee for E-check payments.
This information will be on MyDrury. You can view instructions for how to access that here. You can also contact the Business Office at (417) 873-7232 or firstname.lastname@example.org for this information.
Yes. We can help you get set up with flexible, interest free payment options through Nelnet. This online payment option has a $40 per semester fee. You can learn more about payment options here.
Yes, if you do not pay your full tuition and fees up front. We require all students to either be paid in full or on a Nelnet payment plan two weeks before classes start. If you have questions or need to discuss your particular situation, contact the Business Office at email@example.com or (417) 873-7232.
Cost will vary for each class. Students will often choose to rent a text book instead of buying it, which is less expensive.
Books may be paid for with cash, debit, or credit card. A book voucher may also be requested if sufficient financial aid is available.
That depends on your particular financial aid package. The Business Office will be able to help you figure that out. You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or (417) 873-7232.
Bookstore vouchers are financial aid you can use at the university bookstore to purchase books. They are available only to students with sufficient financial aid to cover all tuition, fees and books. Learn more or submit a request to charge your books here.
To make sure we are guiding you toward the career you want, we focus on creating career pathways. Instead of asking you what you want to major in, we will ask you what you want to have a career in and work with you to create an academic pathway that will get you there. You can learn more about Pathways here.
Your advisor will work with you one-on-one to guide you toward the academic pathway that makes the most sense for your career goals.
We offer bachelors and associate degrees, as well as non-degree certificates. You can view a full list of programs here.
If you are unsure who your advisor is, contact the campus where you are studying or contact Kelli Roberts at (417) 873-6349 or email@example.com. They will be able to get you in touch with your advisor.
You can take a single course or a handful of courses that help meet your needs without committing to a degree program.
Your advisor is always the best source for any academic information but some information can be found online as well. The academic catalog will list all courses required for your degree. You can view course schedules on MyDrury.
We have five start dates each year: Fall, Fall B-Block, Spring, Spring B-Block and Summer. You can view specific start dates on the academic calendar.
Both Fall and Spring semesters have two eight-week blocks called A-block and B-block. A-block courses are held during the first 8 weeks of the semester. B-block courses are during the last 8 weeks of the semester.
You can take classes seated at one of our campuses, online or blended. Blended classes are classes that have both an online and seated component.
You can view a list of all online programs here.
You can find a list of technology requirements here.
Yes! Step by step instructions are offered through our Tech Support site in the Install Microsoft Office section.
The schedule can vary, but most courses begin after 5:00pm. Some courses can end as late as 11:00pm. The time varies based on whether you are taking an 8- or 16-week class and whether the class has a lab component or not. Make sure to confirm class times prior before registering to ensure they work for your schedule.
Your academic advisor can help you register for classes. You can also register online through the MyDrury portal by selecting the Student tab and then My Registration.
You should talk with your advisor if you want to change your major so they can discuss how this may affect your graduation timeframe and what courses you need to take.
You can change your major independently online as well through the MyDrury portal. Go to the Student tab, select CCPS Declaration of Major, complete the form and submit.
You can find the required textbooks for your courses here. You’ll need to have your course schedule available.
Your advisor can help you with this. You can also view your remaining course needs on the MyDrury portal by logging in and selecting Course Needs.
While internships are encouraged, they are not required for most programs. Currently, only the paralegal and emergency management programs require an internship. General internship information can be found here and GO specific internship information can be found here.
Yes, our Drury GO catalog can be found online here.
Yes. We offer a number of graduate degrees to help you advance your career. Learn more about our College of Graduate Studies.
Yes. We know our students have a life outside of school so we offer classes to meet you where you are. You can study online, seated at one of our campuses or a combination of both. There will be specific deadlines for assignments in each course but your instructor will communicate their expectations at the beginning of each course.
No. We do have computer labs available at each of our campuses that students can use if they live in the area.
That depends on what degree you are working on, how many credit hours you have already taken, and how many classes you take each semester. Your advisor will work with you to create a graduation plan that meets your needs.
Each class is a little different. A good rule of thumb is to expect three hours of studying for every one hour you are in class.
Yes. We offer free onsite tutoring at many of our campuses. We also offer free online tutoring available to every student.
Yes. We have certifying officials on three campuses to help you set up your educational benefits. Learn more on our Military Students page.
No. We do not offer work-study for Drury GO.
We do. The Career Planning and Development Office offers many career development resources including resume assistance, internship assistance, a job or internship database, mock interviews, career fairs and on-campus interviewing opportunities. Learn more here.
Yes. Drury University offers services and benefits to our alumni. Learn more here.
You can request a transcript from the Transcript Hotline at 417-873-7843.
You can learn more here or by calling (417) 873-7331.
CAMP is a program fully-funded through the U.S. Department of Education’s CAMP (College Assistance Migrant Program) and is designed to provide support, training, mentoring, and academic counseling to the family members of migrant or seasonal agricultural workers. Learn more about our CAMP program.
We do. It is located on our main campus in Springfield. Learn more here.
If you forget your Drury password, visit our Help Desk site. The Help Desk is available Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can also call them at (417) 873-7300 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. When contacting the Help Desk, always include your username and Drury ID.
General Drury GO Questions
Phone: (417) 873-7373
Billing Questions or Concerns
Business Office Phone: (417) 873-7232
Business Office Email: email@example.com
Phone: (417) 873-7312
Registrar and Records Office
Phone: (417) 873-7211
Phone: (417) 873-7843
Phone: (417) 873-7338
Phone: (417) 873-7284
Director of Counseling, Ed Derr
Phone: (417) 873-7457
Veteran's Resource Center
Counseling Services Website: drury.edu/counseling/resources-for-student-veterans
General Military Student Website: drury.edu/military
IT Help Desk
Phone: (417) 873-7300
Help Desk hours are 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.