Home to about 1,636 undergraduates in 2020, Drew is a small, private university located in Madison, New Jersey. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, Drew offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Drew can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Drew Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the United Methodist faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best United Methodist Colleges and Universities.
Individuals with disabilities make up 14.0% of the student population at Drew. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Drew Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Drew does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Drew Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Drew for Veterans Guide.
For students with young families, Drew does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Drew offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Drew has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,636 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,603 (98.0%). Part-time attendance was 33 (2.0%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Drew receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Drew #620 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Drew has a total of 321 student athletes, 175 men and 146 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
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For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Drew University Athletics