Drew University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$46,920

3% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$25,167

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.93%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.2%

3,494 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,129

82% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

61.1%

302 Graduates

About

Drew University is a higher education institution located in Morris County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Drew University were General Business Administration & Management (36 degrees awarded), General Psychology (25 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (24 degrees).

In 2016, 449 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Drew University. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (220 degrees), 3.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (71 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Drew University is $46,920, which is $22,505 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Drew University is $46,920, which is $22,505 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,167.

In 2016, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$46,920

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Drew University was $46,920. The cost of tuition at Drew University is $22,505 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$25,167

2016 Value

13.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Drew University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,167. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Drew University grew by 13.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,672

Room and Board

$1,228

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Drew University was of $12,672 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,228. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Drew University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.2% with respect to 2015, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.93%

2015 Default Rate

18

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Drew University was 3.93%, which represents 18 out of the 458 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Drew University received 3,494 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 15.5% annual growth. Out of those 3,494 applicants, 1,997 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,129 students enrolled at Drew University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Drew University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,997

Accepted Out of 3,494

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Drew University was 57.2% (1,997 admissions from 3,494 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 70.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 15.5%, while admissions declined by -6.11%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Drew University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Drew University has a total enrollment of 2,129 students. The full-time enrollment at Drew University is 1,746 students and the part-time enrollment is 383. This means that 82% of students enrolled at Drew University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Drew University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.8% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 8.74% Hispanic or Latino, 4.7% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.0939% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.047% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Drew University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (19.3%), followed by White Male (13%) and Black or African American Female (11.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Drew University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,129 students. The full-time enrollment at Drew University is 1,746 and the part-time enrollment is 383. This means that 82% of students enrolled at Drew University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Drew University was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Drew University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,018

  2. Black or African American

    241

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    186

The enrolled student population at Drew University is 47.8% White, 11.3% Black or African American, 8.74% Hispanic or Latino, 4.7% Asian, 3.33% Two or More Races, 0.0939% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.047% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 225 students (10.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 89 more women than men received degrees from Drew University. The majority of degree recipients at Drew University are white (220 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (71 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Drew University is General Business Administration & Management (36 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (25 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (24 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Drew University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (88 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drew University are Miscellaneous managers (136,192 people), Postsecondary teachers (134,091 people), Clergy (109,569 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (90,772 people), and Physicians & surgeons (82,034 people).

The most specialized majors at Drew University are Theology (88 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Language & Linguistics (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drew University are Physicians & surgeons, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Drew University are Theology (88 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Language & Linguistics (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drew University are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (229,518 people), Elementary & secondary schools (169,952 people), Religious organizations (125,925 people), Hospitals (107,963 people), and Computer Systems Design (77,356 people).

The most specialized majors at Drew University are Theology (88 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Language & Linguistics (15 degrees), and Physical Sciences (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Drew University.

Most Common

  1. 36 degrees awarded

  2. 25 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Drew University was General Business Administration & Management with 36 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 180

  2. 269

In 2016, 180 degrees were awarded to men at Drew University, which is 0.669 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (269).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Drew University in Theological Studies, which is 2.3 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 28 degrees were awarded to women at Drew University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 1.56 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%

100% Completion Time

62%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 57% of students graduating from Drew University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Drew University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.97% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    220 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    71 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Drew University is white (220 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (71 degrees).

15.8% of degree recipients (71 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    142 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    78 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Drew University is white female (142 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (78 degrees).

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Operations

Drew University has an endowment valued at nearly $167M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.77M (1.66%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Drew University had a total expenditure of $84.6M. Of that $84.6M, they spent $34.8M on salaries and $84.6M on benefits.

Drew University employs 56 Professors, 56 Associate professors, and 37 Assistant professors. Most academics at Drew University are Male Associate professors (34), Male Professors(29), and Female Professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Drew University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 61 employees, Management, with 60 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$167M

2015 Endowment

10.8%

decline from 2014

Drew University has an endowment valued at about $167M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Drew University declined 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $133M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $718k - Federal

  2. $500k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Drew University received $718k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $500k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$34.8M

Salary Expenditure

$84.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Drew University had a total expenditure of $84.6M. Of that $84.6M, they spent $34.8M on salaries and $84.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Drew University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$34.8M

2015 Salaries

2.13%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Drew University paid a median of $34.8M in salaries, which represents 41.1% of their overall expenditure ($84.6M) and a 2.13% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.17% decline from 2013 and a 5.62% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12M

Instructional Salaries

146

Number of Employees

In 2015, Drew University paid a total of $12M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

56 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

61 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Drew University were Professor with 56 employees; Associate professor with 56 employees; and Associate professor with 37 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Drew University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 61 employees; Management with 60 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Drew University was Male Associate professor with 34 employees, Male Professor with 29 employees, and Female Professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Drew University.

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