Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA

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.

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA

Tuition & Fees

$17,440

$17,440

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
34%
500-599
33%
400-499
33%
500-599
33%
400-499
50%
300-399
17%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 174
Declined + 376
Total Received 550
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Private (nonprofit)

198

undergraduate students

550

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Bsn Nursing
  2. Biomedical Sciences
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Codes

SAT 4982
ACT 0222

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 748
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Los Angeles, CA

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
34%
500-599
33%
400-499
33%
500-599
33%
400-499
50%
300-399
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 174
Declined + 376
Total Received 550

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Karen Jackson
Chief Enrollment Management Officer
P: 323 563-4839
F: 323 563-4837
admissionsinfo@cdrewu.edu

Financial Aid

41%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,566

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $17,340
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $1,850
Total $19,290
Average Financial Aid - $14,566
Total with Avg. Aid $4,724
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 323 563-4838
F: 323 563-4837
finaid@cdrewu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Michael Tocydlowski
Financial Aid Manager
finaid@cdrewu.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biomedical Sciences
Nursing
Nutrition Science/Food Systems
Physician Assistant
Psychology
Public Health
Radiologic Sciences
Radiologic Technology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Bsn Nursing
  2. Biomedical Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

748

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

26%

198
students

Female
67%
133

Male
33%
65

74%

550
students

Female
70%
385

Male
30%
165

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

138
students

Female
62%
85

Male
38%
53

31%

60
students

Female
80%
48

Male
20%
12

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
36%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

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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

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

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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