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 2,800 students.

The majority of students admitted to this school had an SAT score in the range of 1490 to 1830, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 22 to 27. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Drew University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.52. 77% of all students that apply are admitted to Drew University, from which 15% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at drew.edu.

Overall Drew University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Drew University was reported as 77.4% in Fall 2013 with over 3,430 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.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1490 - 1830
  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Drew University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Drew University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Drew University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 74.0%
  • 2010-2011: 80.3%
  • 2011-2012: 84.1%
  • 2012-2013: 85.1%
  • 2013-2014: 77.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 80.7%

How Does Drew University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Drew University is thirty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham77.7%
College of Saint Elizabeth48.4%
Caldwell College66.1%
Bloomfield College54.6%
Saint Peter's University54.1%

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 Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Drew University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 610
Math500 - 610
Writing500 - 610
Total Score1490 - 1830
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math22 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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