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Colleges / Drew University

Drew University

Madison, NJ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%

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 university in the suburb of Madison, New Jersey. Drew University was founded in 1867. The university enrolls around 2,214 students a year, including 1,568 undergraduate students.

Drew University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Drew University. Drew University admitted 73% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 3,855 students applied to Drew University and 2,801 were admitted.

Drew University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
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 97%

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

If you are interested in seeing 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.

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Drew University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1340


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

580 - 690

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Wondering what life at Drew University is like? There are approximately 2,214 students enrolled at Drew University, including 1,568 undergraduate students and 646 graduate students. 96% 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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