Private 4 Year

Drew University Admission Requirements

Madison, New Jersey

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Chances of getting into Drew University

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Drew University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Drew University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Drew University is 80%.  It ranks #17 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Drew University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,823 out of 3,542 applicants were admitted.

Drew University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Drew University application fee is $40 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Drew University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Drew University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
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Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Drew University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Drew University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Drew University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
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ACT Scores for Drew University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
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ACT Scores for Drew University
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Drew University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Drew University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Drew University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Drew University was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #25 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Drew University accepts 80% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

High School Class Rank

62% of Drew University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Drew University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 31%
Top 25% of class 62%
Top 50% of class 89%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Drew University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,107 1,435 3,542
Accepted 1,738 1,085 2,823
Acceptance Rate 82% 76% 80%
Enrolled 213 146 359
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 13% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

The application deadline for Fall 2023 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Drew University is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Drew University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Drew University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Drew University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No
Other Colleges to Consider 

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=184348 IPEDS survey data for Drew University.


What is my chance of getting into Drew University?

80% of those who apply are granted admission to Drew University. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.