Drew University

Madison, NJ

Drew University

Madison, NJ

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Undergrad Business

Tuition & Fees

$41,820

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

11.7

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,805
Declined 1,123
Total Received 3,928
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Private

1,712

undergraduate students

607

graduate students

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School Facts

Drew University, founded in 1867, is a private institution consisting of the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School, and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Its 186-acre campus is located in Madison, New Jersey, 30 miles from New York City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,319
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist Church

186-acre, wooded campus in Madison (population: 16,033), 30 miles from midtown Manhattan. Major airport serves Newark (16 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

Drew University
36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ
07940-1493

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Drew Organization of Gaming
  • International Student Association
  • ARIEL Latin Culture Society
  • Drew Unversity Chemistry Society
  • Drew African Students Association

Top Events

  • Activities Fair
  • Holiday Ball
  • First Annual Picnic
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
86%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
43%
500-599
40%
400-499
4%
700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
47%
400-499
10%
30-36
20%
24-29
48%
18-23
30%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.51

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,805
Declined 1,123
Total Received 3,928

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
racial/ethnic status
class rank
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,663

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,820
Room & board $15,868
Total $57,688
Average Financial Aid - $6,663
Total with Avg. Aid $51,025
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Fencing
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

dance team, rugby, soccer, step team, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance team, rugby, soccer, step team, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Squash, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Racquetball, Soccer, Squash, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Chinese Studies
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Marketing, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Statistics, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,319

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

1,712
students

Female
58%
989

Male
42%
723

26%

607
students

Female
53%
323

Male
47%
284

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,688
students

Female
58%
979

Male
42%
709

2%

24
students

Female
42%
10

Male
58%
14

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

107

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 Deadline

Fall: July 25

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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