Drew University is on a 186-acre campus in the suburban setting of Madison, New Jersey, not far from New York City.
Drew University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Drew University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Drew University has the Pre-Health Society. In fact, more students participate in the Pre-Health Society than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Drew University include ARIEL - LatinX Student Organization, SAGA - Sexuality and Gender Alliance, Drew Organization of Gaming and BIPOC Peer Mentoring.
The Drew University community comes together each year for Activities Fair, Holiday Ball and First Annual Picnic.
This table offers information on housing at Drew University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||80%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,450|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,176|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
Drew University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Drew University students live on campus. In 2022, 80% of undergrads at Drew University lived in some kind of on-campus housing. There are 1,450 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,625 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,176 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Drew University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Drew University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Drew University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Fencing||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Drew University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Drew University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Drew University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Drew University, take Interstate 78 to Madison, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Newark Liberty International airport.
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