College of Graduate Studies/Burnham 203/Office: (417) 873-7530 /Fax: (417) 873-7568/

Apply to Drury's College of Graduate Studies

Complete the online application form.

At the end of the application you will submit a non-refundable application fee* ($25) using a secure credit card or e-check payment option.

*Application fee is waived for all military personnel (active duty or veteran).

Request official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.*

The issuing institution must send transcripts to Drury University College of Graduate Studies (electronically to or via mail).

For program GPA requirements, visit the Graduate Academic Catalog.

*Drury graduates: we will add your official Drury University transcript to your file for you. You do not need to send it to us. 

Complete the recommendation request form and supply the names of two professional and/or academic references. 

If recommendation forms are sent via email, they must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies ( by the person providing the recommendation of the applicant.

Submit a personal statement (approximately 500 words) indicating your desire to pursue a graduate degree at Drury University.

Statement can be attached to online application or submitted via email (

Additional program specific and student type requirements:

Application Date Deadlines

The College of Graduate Studies has application deadlines for each semester of instruction (Fall, Spring, and Summer) as well as for the second session period within each semester (8 week, B Block courses). Students seeking admission into a master’s program must submit all required materials by the deadline for their anticipated start date. Individuals missing a deadline due to an incomplete application will be encouraged to complete their application prior to the start of the next available academic session (semester or block).

Application deadlines are as follows:

Full Semester
& A Block
B Block
Spring 2019 (closed) March 8
Summer 2019 May 24 June 28
Fall 2019 August 5 October 7

Admission Requirement for Graduate Study

Applicants for admission to graduate study must hold a baccalaureate or equivalent degree from an accredited four-year college or university.


Phone: (417) 873-7530

Drury University
College of Graduate Studies
Burnham Hall, Room 203
900 North Benton Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802