Drew University

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Drew University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Madison, NJ, a predominately suburban area. Drew University has an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students.

71% of all students that apply are admitted to Drew University, from which 14% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at drew.edu.

Overall Drew University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Drew University was reported as 71.4% in Fall 2020 with over 3,930 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Drew University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.2%
  • 2017-2018: 63.4%
  • 2018-2019: 69.2%
  • 2019-2020: 71.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 62.7%

How Does Drew University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Drew University is twenty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham93.8%
College of Saint Elizabeth73.7%
Caldwell College93.3%
Bloomfield College70.6%
Saint Peter's University81.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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