Drew University

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world rank  1188

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University Overview

Founded in 1928, Drew University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Madison (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Drew University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Drew University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 91 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1928 Origins date back to 1867
Motto Freely ye have received, freely give (Matthew 10:8 KJV)
Colours Oxford blue and forest green

University Location

Address 36 Madison Avenue
Madison (population range: 10,000-49,999)
07940 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (973) 408 3000
F +1 (973) 408 3068

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 36 Madison Avenue
Madison 07940-1493
+1 973-408-DREW

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Drew University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
  • The New Jersey State Department of Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in New Jersey (AICUNJ)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019