Drew University

Drew University is a liberal arts university located in Madison, New Jersey. It offers 5 undergraduate Pathway programs in areas of arts, business, humanities and social sciences, sciences, and engineering. 


  • Average Tuition USD 48,330
  • Acceptance Rate 70%
  • Students 1,455
  • International Students 10.7%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 61,000
  • Campus Setting Town

School Description

Established in the year 1867 as a small college for men, Drew University has grown to become a distinguished coeducational liberal arts university composed of three schools and colleges through which it offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Its 186-acre campus in Madison is home to over 2,000 students, 95% of whom live in 15 on-campus residence halls. Only 47 minutes from world famous Penn Station in New York City, Drew offers students unique opportunities to study in NYC as part of their degree program in Madison.
Drew University requires international students to take the SAT, TOEFL, and earn a 3.0-4.0 GPA before being admitted to its degree programs. If you are a student who does not meet these criteria, apply to an INTO DU Pathway program that will prepare you for academic life in the US and boost your English proficiency while earning university credit hours toward your degree program at Drew University.
  • 01Top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges
  • 02Known for its pre- med preparation for and science undergraduates
  • 03Companies that hire from Drew: Apple, Google, Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley, Samsung. Graduates go to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, MIT, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Oxford University.

Pathway Programs

  • 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA

    Academic English

    USD 48,330 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA


    USD 48,330 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes. This Pathway program leads to a variety of majors in arts, including art, art history, music and theatre.

  • 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA


    USD 48,330 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings. This Pathway program leads to a business major.

  • 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA

    Humanities and Social Sciences

    USD 48,330 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion. It also emphasizes the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior. This Pathway program leads to a variety of majors in humanities and social sciences.

  • 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA


    USD 48,330 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems. This Pathway program leads to majors in engineering, mathematics and physics.

  • 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA


    USD 48,330 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the fundamentals of science. This Pathway program leads to a variety of majors in the sciences, including biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and computer science.

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  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 301
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 112

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50


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    Established in 1867


    Drew University was named among The Princeton Review's Top 50 Colleges that Create Futures in the year 2015.


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            1962-1965, BA


            Drew University is one of the best academic institutions available. It provides a unique opportunity to be an individual, while experiencing community, and getting a phenomenal education. Anyone who wants the right start post-degree must consider Drew. Janet

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            2004-2008, BA

            Drew University built me a strong foundation for career success!

            I'd like to sum up some of the things that I appreciate most about Drew University; student diversity, exposure to new and exciting fields of study, top quality professors and great leadership! I came out of Drew with the knowledge and preparedness needed to succeed in a corporate environment. Professors were outstanding and will go above and beyond to help students who are interested and involved in their education. If college were to happen again, Drew would be my top choice!