About This School
Drury is a small, liberal arts university that has held to its core values since its establishment in 1873. These values find their origins in Drury’s unique church affiliation, and they are responsible for an academic and spiritual environment that provides students with unique opportunities and advantages.
Drury’s tradition encourages students to explore ethics and spirituality in a non-judgmental, tolerant atmosphere that cherishes diversity. This atmosphere is described quite well in early 20th century college literature:
“Nothing is more important than that…individuals work out for…themselves [sic]…a satisfactory philosophy of life… while avoiding the offenses of sectarianism, the church-related college is able to give its students definite help in arriving at adequate standards of value in relation to religion and the spiritual life.”
The need for a satisfactory philosophy of life has not been diminished in the complex global community that characterizes the twenty-first century.
Drury has, for more than 135 years, maintained a commitment to small classes and personal interactions among students, staff, faculty, and administration that will serve today’s students quite well. Early 1900s college literature emphasized small size as a means to
Degree Programs Offered
BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE | CLINICAL AND BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE | PSYCHOLOGY | SOCIOLOGY | BUSINESS | ACCOUNTING | CYBER-RISK MANAGEMENT | ECONOMICS | FINANCE | MANAGEMENT | MARKETING | COMMUNICATION | ORGANIZATIONAL AND LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION | STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION | HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES | COMPUTER SCIENCE: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING | CYBER-RISK MANAGEMENT | BIOCHEMISTRY | BIOLOGY (B.S.) | BIOLOGY (B.A.) | CHEMISTRY | ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY | EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY | HEALTH SCIENCE (ONLY FOR DUAL DEGREE NURSING STUDENTS) | MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM) | ETHICAL LEADERSHIP | GET OUT, PLUG IN: INTERCULTURAL CONNECTIONS | HOLISTIC HEALTH AND WELL-BEING | DIFFERENT IS THE NEW NORMAL: CELEBRATING NEURODIVERSITY | DATA ANALYTICS: BIG PROBLEMS, BIG DATA SOLUTIONS | DESIGNING SOLUTIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS | INTERACTIVE DESIGN | LEARNING TO LEAD AND LEADING TO LEARN: FACILITATING LEARNING IN THE PROFESSIONAL SETTING | PROFESSIONAL AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION | NURSING (DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM) | 3-2 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM) | PRE-HEALTH SCIENCES | PRE-ANESTHETIST ASSISTANT | PRE-CHIROPRACTIC MEDICINE | PRE-CLINICAL PERFUSIONISTS | PRE-DENTISTRY | PRE-MEDICINE | PRE-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY | PRE-OPTOMETRY | PRE-PHARMACY | PRE-PHYSICAL THERAPY | PRE-PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT | ACTUARIAL SCIENCE & RISK MANAGEMENT | ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS | BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE | BIOLOGY | BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION | CHEMISTRY | COMMUNICATION | COMMUNITY HEALTH | COMPUTER SCIENCE | CRIMINOLOGY | CYBER-RISK MANAGEMENT | ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY | EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY | GRAPHIC & DIGITAL DESIGN | HEALTH SCIENCE (ONLY FOR DUAL DEGREE NURSING STUDENTS) | PSYCHOLOGY | SOCIOLOGY