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DREW UNIVERSITY - [DU], MADISON, NEW JERSEY

Madison, New JerseyLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1867Established Year
  2117Enrollment

Drew University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Located in Madison, New Jersey, Drew University was established in 1867 as a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Its area of excellence spans two schools and a college and has more than 2,000 students enrolled across various programs offered. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the institute is a reputed name in the US Education System offering more than 39 majors and over 60 minors to its candidates.

It provides various unparalleled, one of its kind programs such as Launch programs for undergraduate students; RISE, a science research program; DSSI, Drew Summer Science Institute; option to do certain semesters from New York City; international semester programs, among others. It follows a student-faculty ratio of 11:1 and thus ensures individual attention for all its students.

Admissions at Drew University are offered in multiple intakes round the year. The institute observes different deadlines for its various programs but does have a regular application deadline of February 1. It requires a non refundable fee of 40 USD form all its applicants. The university is a moderately selective organization for studying in the USA with an acceptance rate of nearly 69%.

Rankings

  • #5 among top 20 Affordable Schools rankings in New Jersey
  • #10 Best 385 Colleges list for theatre program by Princeton Review during 2019
  • #217 US Rankings 2020 by Times Higher Education
  • #78 Liberal Arts College ranking by Kiplinger for 2019

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingSuburban
UG Application PortalThe Common Application; Coalition Application; Official Website
Annual EndowmentUSD 172.2 million
Student Retention Rate85%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity1,437
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 66,486
English language proficiency scoreTOEFL or equivalent
Financial AidAvailable as awards and scholarships
Admission Helpdesk973-408-3000

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • The university laid its foundation in the year 1867 and its main campus in Madison, New Jersey is called ‘The Forest’.
  • The university stretches up to a 186-acre campus with a suburban setting and comprises nearly 46 major buildings.
  • Around 90% of the students live in the residential facilities provided on campus
  • More than 90 student clubs and organizations are provided by the institute for students to enjoy and be a part of.
  • Its academic buildings are a unique and splendid combination of Greek Revival, Collegiate Gothic, and neoclassical architecture.

Housing facilities/Residence

  • The institute offers around 15 residence halls options based on your level of study and your preferences.
  • There are 5 types of housing dedicated to first-year, upper class and graduate students. For first-year students, the university provides 4 halls with basic amenities.
  • Housing options range from single, double, triple, quad, suite-style, traditional-style, etc housing styles.
  • Students are presented with seven different meal plans to choose from each semester.

Courses

  • The university offers a plethora of courses for international students including 39 majors and more than 60 minors at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • It also provides around 12 combined degrees and 17 pre-professional programs.
  • The courses at the institute are provided through its 3 schools
    • The College of Liberal Arts: concentrations being social sciences, natural sciences, language, humanities, literature and arts.
    • Drew Theological School: career in the ministry and academic study of theology.
    • The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies: masters and doctoral degrees in specialized and interdisciplinary fields.
  • The university has a unique program called RISE, a science research program, where industrial scientists mentor and guide undergraduate students with the research work on a one-to-one basis.
  • Some of the popular majors offered by the institute are those of Business, psychology, Biology, Theatre Arts and Economics.

Drew University Application Process

Application portal: Apply using the common application

Application fee: 40 USD

Bias Admission requirements

  • Official college transcripts and high school transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • GMAT/GRE scores for graduate applicants
  • Certificate of finances
  • International student financial aid application
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample
  • English proficiency test scores with minimum scores being:
English proficiency testMinimum score
TOEFLiBT- 80
IELTS6.5 band

Application deadlines

Entry typeDeadline
SpringJanuary 2
7-year BA/MD programNovember 1
Early Decision INovember 15
Early ActionDecember 15
Early Decision IIJanuary 15
Regular admissionFebruary 1

Drew University Cost of Attendance

For all the prospective candidates of the institute, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below

Cost HeadAmount (USD)
Tuition39,828
Room9,264
Board5,408
General Fee582
Technology fee250
Orientation Fee300
Books & Supplies1,200
Transportation2,560
Miscellaneous and Personal1,982
Meals5,000

Scholarships/Financial Aid

The institute offers various awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. International candidates are automatically considered for all academic scholarships provided by the university at the time of admission. They are also considered for a limited amount of need-based scholarships.

Some of the studentships available to the candidates applying at the organization are as follows:

Scholarship nameAmount (in USD)EligibilityApplication
Merit-based scholarships10,000-25,000Fresh admitted students; Previous academic achievementsNo separate application required
Drew Action Scholars Program2,500 per yearAdmission to Drew Action Scholars Program of two yearsApply online
Drew Scholarship for the Arts1,000 per yearTalent for and interest in the fine or performing arts; Need to submit examples of your workOnline application by February 1

Alumni Network

  • Being an alumnus offers a lot of discounts at bookstores, libraries, hotels, free entry to certain workshops and events, and are also presented with various options for professional developments and personal enrichment, etc.
  • Some of the notable alumni are: Craig Stanford- Professor of Biological Sciences and Anthropology at University of Southern California; John T. Cunningham- American journalist, writer and historian; Peter Verniero- American lawyer and jurist; Jeff Smith- author.

Placements

Drew’s Centre for Internships and Career Development invites employers on campus to interview students and alumni under their Handshake system. Around 94% of the graduate students were either employed or in some graduate school within six months of graduation.

The median starting salary of alumni of the university is around 50,500 USD.

Find a Program

Master Teaching

PART TIME
$ 21,6001st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Feb 01

Application Deadline

Master Poetry in Translation

FULL TIME | HONOURS
$ 21,6001st YEAR
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2 YEARS

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$ 38,6681st YEAR
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Master Teaching

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Drew University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2434
FAFSA Code002603
Application Cost$40
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$38,668 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFLCheck Detailed Score-80- -
Reading-18--
Speaking-18--
Listening-18--
Writing-18--
IELTSCheck Detailed Score-6.5- -
Reading-6--
Speaking-6--
Listening-6--
Writing-6--

Drew University Acceptance Rate

63.4%

Acceptance Rate

3205

Total Applicants

2434

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

43.6%

Male

56.4%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program63.4%
Total Applicants2646
Total Enrolled1678
Graduate
Graduate Programs63.4%
Total Applicants1192
Total Enrolled756

Drew University Enrollment

Enrollment
Drew University Enrollment2434
Undergraduate Enrollment1678
Graduate Enrollment756
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate54.8%

Attendance Cost

$38,668

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$38,668 / Year
Post Graduate Program$21,600 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$13,696 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,122 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$13,696 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,682 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,682 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$4,682 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Theology ProgramsCommission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
34201893152716
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    Book Store

    Drew University Bookstore0.51 Km
    Dewey's Comic City0.76 Km
    The Chatham Bookseller, LLC0.91 Km
    Short Stories Bookshop & Community Hub0.92 Km
    Decades of Vintage2.66 Km
    Fictionwise LLC4.1 Km
    Jabberwocky Inc4.41 Km
    Old Book Shop5.28 Km
    Indigo - Short Hills5.93 Km
    Barnes & Noble6.12 Km
    FYE6.12 Km
    Books Behind Bars & Beyond6.47 Km
    Creative Minds Books & Gifts6.65 Km
    Leslie Meigan Greenidge Book Store7.27 Km
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    Pharmacy

    Martin T. Foy Jr, RPh0.97 Km
    ShopRite Pharmacy2.21 Km
    Asembia2.8 Km
    Soo Sun Hwang, Pharm3.49 Km
    Integrated Cabling Solutions3.57 Km
    National Benefit Builders, Inc.4.38 Km
    Pharmacy4.39 Km
    Certified Consultant Pharmacists Inc4.94 Km
    Allan B. Baker, RPh5.67 Km
    Acc Pharmacy5.89 Km
    CVS Pharmacy6.56 Km
    Costco Pharmacy6.59 Km
    John C. Clark, Pharm7.32 Km
    Liss Homecare7.57 Km
    AccessCare, Inc.- LTC Experts-NJ7.94 Km
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    Train Station

    Madison1.16 Km
    Convent Station2.24 Km
    Chatham4.31 Km
    Morristown5.53 Km
    New Providence6.67 Km
    Summit7.77 Km
    Murray Hill Station7.96 Km
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    Airport

    Chatham NDB CAT 2542.68 Km
    Jet Fast Enterprises3.43 Km
    Signature Flight Support KMMU3.5 Km
    Signature Flight Support MMU - Morristown Municipal Airport3.5 Km
    Souki's Aircraft Cleaning & Detailing3.58 Km
    American Flyers3.7 Km
    Morristown Airport3.74 Km
    Prudential-Florham Park Heliport4.64 Km
    Newark Academy Heliport5.75 Km
    Airport Taxi5.98 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Madison Plaza2.68 Km
    Florham Village Shopping Center3.73 Km
    Crescent Center3.89 Km
    Florham Park Plaza3.93 Km
    Cedar Knolls Plaza5.7 Km
    Midtown Shopping Center5.78 Km
    The Mall at Short Hills5.81 Km
    Sunglass Hut6.12 Km
    Sunglass Hut at Macy's6.12 Km
    Livingston Mall6.13 Km
    East Hanover Plaza6.37 Km
    Tuscany Marketplace7.29 Km
    Livingston Shopping Center7.45 Km
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