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Drew University

Madison, NJ

Drew, founded in 1867, is a private, liberal arts university. The college's small size allows students to enjoy close mentoring relationships with faculty and intellectual engagement with peers. Students make connections between college and career through community and civic engagement projects, internships, and study abroad programs. Its 186-acre campus is located in Madison, New Jersey, 27 miles from New York City.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students1,521
   Women903 (59.4%)
   Men618 (40.6%)
Graduate Students608


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate57% of 3,494 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.44 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math564 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading580 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing566 average
500-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite26 average
23-28 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$64,370
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met86%
Average Freshman Award$43,195
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 52% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes


Madison Population16,274
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 76% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotRanger Bear


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.2% Asian
10.0% Black/African-American
11.8% Hispanic/Latino
5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.7% White
7.2% Unknown
International Students7.2% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.50 3.74 595 610 26
Low 2.77 3.09 490 510 21
High 4.00 4.25 700 710 34
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