Drew University

36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 7940
Tel: (973)408-3000
Private not-for-profit | 2,451 students
Drew is a close-knit, highly selective university located on almost 200 wooded acres in the foothills of northern New Jersey, 30 miles from New York City and five minutes from Morristown, NJ, the military capital of the Revolutionary War.

School Overview:

Drew University
CountyMorris County, NJ
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
204 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,451 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,920 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
531 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,639 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
812 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted85%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)490-620450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)480-600460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)490-610440-570
ACT English (25-75%)21-2819-25
ACT Math (25-75%)19-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2820-25

School Notes:

  • Started as a Methodist seminary in 1867, Drew is today an independent university of distinction with an abiding belief in the liberal arts and the use of technology in support of teaching and learning. The university gains its strength from an endowment of more than $200 million, among the top in the nation on a per student basis, and annually draws more National Merit Scholars than many of the other top liberal arts colleges in the nation.
  • With a total enrollment of 2,600 men and women, the university has a reputation for excellence and innovation. Its undergraduate college is recognized as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation, and ranks in the top third of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. Drew is led by Robert Weisbuch, former president of the Woodrow Wilson National Foundation, who became Drew's eleventh president in July 2005.
  • Drew's College of Liberal Arts offers undergraduate students majors in 27 subjects, with interdisciplinary minors in 18 areas and student-designed minors which focus on a particular topic, problem, or theme and which are approved by a faculty sponsor. The College also offers several preparatory programs, including pre-law, pre-business, pre-medicine and as well as medical and engineering/applied science dual degree programs. There are also numerous opportunities for off-campus study, including s including semester-long New York City and Washingtn, D.C. programs and month-long, academically intensive Drew International Seminars.
  • Drew's campus is primarily residential and most of its more than 1,600 undergraduates and the majority of its Caspersen and Theological school students live on campus. The Drew campus itself is home to the highly acclaimed Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, which is in residence year-round, offering students access to one of the nation's leading classic theatre companies.
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