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

Apply to Drury's College of Graduate Studies

Complete the online application form.
Additional information for international students.

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 transcript from the college or university that awarded your bachelor's degree AND if you are seeking teacher certification, submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities ever attended. The issuing institution must send transcripts to Drury University College of Graduate Studies (electronically to or via mail).

  • Drury Students - We will add your official Drury University transcript to your file for you. You do not need to send it to us. 
  • For program specific GPA requirements, visit the Graduate Academic Catalog.
  • International Student Transcript Evaluation - Evaluation of all post-secondary education transcripts documented by a recognized international credential evaluator, e.g., World Education Services, Inc. ( or Educational Credential Evaluators ( Evaluation must be submitted in terms of U.S. semester credits, grade equivalents, grade point average, and authentication of documents.

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

  • Notify your references to expect an email from containing a link to our recommendation form. 
  • We accept recommendation letters in lieu of the recommendation request form. Letters must be submitted via email to by the person providing the recommendation for the applicant.

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

Statement can be uploaded while completing the 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
Summer 2019 May 24 June 28
Fall 2019 August 5 October 7
Spring 2020 January 10 March 11

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