Drew University is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Madison, New Jersey, which is a predominantly suburban area. The school maintains a United Methodist affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately 2,700 students are enrolled per year at Drew University.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Social Sciences
- Theology And Religious Vocations
- English Language And Literature
Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Most common standardized test scores among students accepted to this school are in the range of 21 to 28 for the ACT exam, or 1500 to 1850 for the SAT exam. This school admits approximately 80 percent of applicants yearly. Of those applicants admitted, about 13 percent enrolled. More information regarding admissions can be found at drew.edu.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $45,000 for the year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's net price calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $7,900. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Drew University is the "Rangers", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the NCAA. Available sports offered may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Fencing (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)
Students may take a look at the school's http://www.drew.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Drew University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Drew University is about 2,100, where graduate students make up roughly 17% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $46,000-$55,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,900 to $2,300 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$31,127|
|Receiving Student Loans||58%||$5,669|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Drew University may offer student services like those listed below:
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care
The overall graduation rate of Drew University is close to 69%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||65%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||3%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.7%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Graduate Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2014)
Drew University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Landmark Conference)
- Basketball (Landmark Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Drew University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- Rutgers University - Newark in Newark, NJ (13 miles away)
- William Paterson University of New Jersey in Wayne, NJ (17 miles away)
- New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ (18 miles away)
- CUNY College of Staten Island in Staten Island, NY (18 miles away)
- CUNY Bernard M Baruch College in New York, NY (23 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Drew University for official up-to-date information.