Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$17,440

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

19%

acceptance rate

Accepted 41
Declined 167
Total Received 208
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Private

199

undergraduate students

550

graduate students

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School Facts

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU), is a private, nonprofit, community-founded, and student-centered University founded in 1966. CDU is, also a leader in health disparities research with a focus on education, training, treatment and care in cancer, diabetes, cardiometabolic and HIV/AIDS.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 749
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

11-acre, urban campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,999,759). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Los Angeles
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Los Angeles International, Long Beach

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 East 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA
90059

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Critical Exploration of Academic Literature (CEAL)
  • Charles R. Drew University Alumni Association
  • Pre-Health Society
  • Pre-Dental Society

Top Events

  • Black History Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Project Santa Claus
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline July 30
School has early action program yes

Extremely Selective

19%

acceptance rate

Accepted 41
Declined 167
Total Received 208

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)

Important

extracurricular activities
volunteer work

Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biomedical Sciences, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

749

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

27%

199
students

Female
67%
134

Male
33%
65

73%

550
students

Female
70%
385

Male
30%
165

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

138
students

Female
62%
85

Male
38%
53

31%

61
students

Female
81%
49

Male
19%
12

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 25%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
39%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 30

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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