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Drew University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Drew University Graduation

Drew University Graduation

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Drew University Description:

Drew University occupies a 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a town about ten miles west of Midtown Manhattan. The location gives Drew students easy access to the opportunities found in New York City as well as nearby wildlife and recreation areas. The university is made up of the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. The university can boast of a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of about 20. Strengths in undergraduate programs in the liberal arts earned Drew a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,447 (1,636 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $44,068
  • Books: $1,228 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,944
  • Other Expenses: $2,122
  • Total Cost: $59,362

Drew University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $24,816
    • Loans: $5,500

Scholarships for Drew (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Economics, English, History, Political Science, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 75%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 66%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 69%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Drew University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.drew.edu/about/mission

"Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.

Excellence in liberal education at Drew requires scholarly, creative faculty who teach effectively and intellectually prepared students who want to learn. This excellence emphasizes the interrelatedness of learning in undergraduate, graduate and theological schools and promotes intellectual rigor and responsible citizenship, while preparing individuals for significant contributions to society.

Drew University endeavors to create a distinctive environment for liberal education. Characteristics of this environment are an ethos of curiosity and achievement within an intentionally intimate community of learning which emphasizes close student-faculty relationships and collegiality. This ethos includes respect for individuality and appreciation of diversity. Drew University places special attention on the ongoing evaluation and improvement of teaching and learning, the uses of technology, and the global context of knowledge."

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