Founded in 1873, today Drury is a blend of academic and pragmatic studies taught within a collaborative and personalized setting giving students broader perspectives when considering matters of career, life, community, self and service. Here, you’ll go beyond.
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. Students 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.
University Mission Statement
Drury is an independent university, church-related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition, and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks:
- To cultivate spiritual sensibilities and imaginative faculties as well as ethical insight and critical thought;
- To foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge; and
- To liberate persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to life in a global community.