Set up in 1873, Drury University is a highly ranked mid-sized private liberal arts college in Springfield, Missouri, US. It was previously known as the Springfield College and Drury College. Drury was number one in the “Great Schools at Great Prices” list formulated by US News and World Report for five years since 1999. The university also produces a great number of Fulbright scholars, and it made it amongst the Best Liberal Arts Schools in the Nation according to Time Magazine.
Sutdents can choose from 54 undergraduate majors taught across the College of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, Education, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law School, and College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. In addition, there are the professional degrees of the Hammons School of Architecture, Breech School of Business Administration, School of Education and Child Development.
In terms of athletics, you can do men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's tennis, men's baseball, women's softball, and women's volleyball. In 2013, Drury’s Men’s Basketball team won the NCAA Men’s Division II Championship.
Some famous alumni are writer Edna Kenton, chairman of Ford Motor Company and Trans World Airlines Ernest R. Breech, Charles H. Brown, member of the US House of Representatives, David Clohessy, director of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, film critic David Crabtree, NBA referee Lauren Holtkamp and Frederic Aldin Hall, chancellor of Washington University in Saint Louis.