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Colleges / Drew University

Drew University

Madison, NJ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

About Drew University

Drew University is so much more than a place to earn your degree. It’s where you’ll meet some of your closest friends. Get connected to life-changing mentors. Learn in ways that could take you around the globe, or straight into the real world of professional life, meaningful community action, and leading social change.

As a Drew student, you can choose from 40+ majors, 60+ minors, 18 Dual-Degree programs, and 17 pre-professional programs. And you’ll graduate with a purpose – not to mention the skills employers are looking for, and an experience-based résumé that ties everything together.

As for our location, it’s hard to beat: Madison, NJ, is a picture-perfect small town that’s only an hour from all the opportunities of NYC. On campus, you’ll find 90+ clubs and organizations, 22 NCAA Division III athletic teams, and every kind of event (from fun festivals to TEDx). Drew puts you everywhere you want to be.

Plan a visit at drew.edu.

Drew University is a private, religious college in the suburb of Madison, New Jersey. Drew University was founded in 1867. The college currently enrolls around 2,237 students a year, including 1,625 undergrad students.

Drew University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Drew University. In 2022, Drew University accepted 80% of applicants. In 2022, 2,824 out of 3,543 total applicants were accepted.

Drew University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.1
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 91%

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Drew University is locatedin the town of Madison, New Jersey, in the suburbs of New York City.

If you would like to see Drew University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 78 to Madison, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Newark Liberty International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Drew University and Madison are like without leaving home.

College Info

36 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ 07940-1493

Campus Setting: Suburban

Drew University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Drew University is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Drew University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1170 - 1350


Math SAT Range

580 - 670


Reading SAT Range

600 - 680

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Wondering what life at Drew University is like? There are approximately 2,237 students enrolled at Drew University, including 1,625 undergraduate students and 612 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from NJ and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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