Drew University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$48,336

3.02% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$28,876

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.91%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

63.4%

3,205 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,117

83.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

61.9%

281 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 Psychology (42 degrees awarded), General English Language & Literature (33 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (30 degrees).

In 2017, 507 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Drew University. 63.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (246 degrees), 3.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Drew University is $48,336, which is $23,142 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Drew University is $48,336, which is $23,142 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,876.

In 2017, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$48,336

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Drew University was $48,336. The cost of tuition at Drew University is $23,142 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$28,876

2017 Value

14.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Drew University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,876. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Drew University grew by 14.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,296

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Drew University was of $13,296 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.92% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 2.28% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Drew University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.12% with respect to 2016, when 89% 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.

5.91%

2016 Default Rate

25

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Drew University was 5.91%, which represents 25 out of the 423 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 3,205 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.27% annual decline. Out of those 3,205 applicants, 2,033 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,117 students enrolled at Drew University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Drew University has an overall enrollment yield of 18.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,033

Accepted Out of 3,205

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Drew University was 63.4% (2,033 admissions from 3,205 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 57.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -8.27%, while admissions grew by 1.8%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Drew University has a total enrollment of 2,117 students. The full-time enrollment at Drew University is 1,770 students and the part-time enrollment is 347. This means that 83.6% of students enrolled at Drew University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Drew University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.6% White, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 9.64% Black or African American, 4.77% Asian, 3.68% Two or More Races, 0.0472% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Drew University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.63%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (20.9%), followed by White Male (16.3%) and Black or African American Female (10.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Drew University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,117 students. The full-time enrollment at Drew University is 1,770 and the part-time enrollment is 347. This means that 83.6% of students enrolled at Drew University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 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 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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

    1,028

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    217

  3. Black or African American

    204

The enrolled student population at Drew University is 48.6% White, 10.3% Hispanic or Latino, 9.64% Black or African American, 4.77% Asian, 3.68% Two or More Races, 0.0472% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 135 more women than men received degrees from Drew University. The majority of degree recipients at Drew University are white (246 degrees awarded). There were 3.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Drew University is General Psychology (42 degrees awarded), followed by General English Language & Literature (33 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (30 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 (92 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (13 degrees), and English (43 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drew University are Elementary & middle school teachers (183,848 people), Postsecondary teachers (118,229 people), Clergy (116,287 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (113,093 people), and Other managers (87,191 people).

The most specialized majors at Drew University are Theology (92 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (13 degrees), English (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (16 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 Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Drew University are Theology (92 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (13 degrees), English (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (16 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Drew University are Elementary & secondary schools (339,015 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (218,947 people), Religious organizations (138,010 people), Legal services (100,105 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (82,552 people).

The most specialized majors at Drew University are Theology (92 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (13 degrees), English (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (16 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Drew University was General Psychology with 42 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 186

  2. 321

In 2017, 186 degrees were awarded to men at Drew University, which is 0.579 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (321).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Drew University in Theological Studies, which is 1.92 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 31 degrees were awarded to women at Drew University in General Psychology, which is 2.82 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 63% of students graduating from Drew University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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 (68.1%).

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, 4.98% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    246 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    70 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Drew University is white (246 degrees awarded). There were 3.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

10.8% of degree recipients (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    163 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    83 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    48 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Drew University is white female (163 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (83 degrees).

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Operations

Drew University has an endowment valued at nearly $109M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.87M (4.48%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Drew University had a total salary expenditure of $96.6M. Drew University employs 57 Associate professors, 53 Professors, and 35 Assistant professors. Most academics at Drew University are Male Associate professors (32), Male Professors(31), and Female Associate professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Drew University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 57 employees, Management, with 51 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$109M

2017 Endowment

16.9%

decline from 2016

Drew University has an endowment valued at about $109M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Drew University declined 16.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $71.6M 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. $272k - Federal

  2. $824k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Drew University received $272k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $824k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$39.4M

2017 Salaries

5.17%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Drew University paid a median of $39.4M in salaries, which represents 40.8% of their overall expenditure ($96.6M) and a 5.17% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.85% growth from 2015 and a 2.13% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.1M

Instructional Salaries

148

Number of Employees

In 2017, Drew University paid a total of $12.1M to 148 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

57 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

57 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Drew University were Associate professor with 57 employees; Professor with 53 employees; and Professor with 35 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Drew University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 57 employees; Management with 51 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Drew University was Male Associate professor with 32 employees, Male Professor with 31 employees, and Female Associate professor with 25 employees.

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

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