Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

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School Overview

The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science located in the Willowbrook community of Los Angeles is a private, non-profit university that is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. In response to a shortage of quality medical facilities the institution was first established in 1966 as the Charles R. Drew Medical Center. It did not officially become a university until years later, at which point it changed its name to reflect its new role as an academic institution of higher learning. As the university was also associated with the former-Martin Luther King Jr. it is sometimes referred to as King-Drew University.

General Information

Admission Office

1731 East 120th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

(323) 563-5886

Fax: (323) 569-0597



Contact: Makayla Hall

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1731 East 120th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

(323) 563-4839

www.cdrewu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 214

Degree-seeking undergrads: 213

Graduate enrollment: 40

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $7,100 $7,600 $11,300 $11,300 0.00%
Books and Supplies $2,000 $1,752 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $9,100 $9,352 $12,938 $12,920 -0.14%

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 24 12 18 33
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, General
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 24 12 18 33
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 1 5
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 1
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist 17
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist 11
Pharmacy Technician/assistant
Physician Assistant 23 12
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies 2
Public Health, General 12
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 1 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography B
Health Services – General B
Health Services Administration B
Medical Insurance Coding C
Nuclear Medical Technology B
Pharmaceutical Sciences A
Pharmacy Assistance A
Phlebotomy C
Physician Assistance B
Premedicine B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A,B
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (323) 563-4800
Website: www.cdrewu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.cdrewu.edu/Apply
Address: 1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 596
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 554 (93% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $13,972
Out-of-state Tuition: $13,972
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 78%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,698

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 5136
Grand total 5157

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $13,972
Out-of-state $13,972
Books and supplies $1,850

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $27,376
Out-of-state $27,376

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 14 78%
Grant or scholarship aid 14 78% $8,698
Student loan aid 8 44% $7,156

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 78 57% $6,206
Federal student loans 84 61% $8,389

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 373 101 272
Percent admitted 100% 27% 38%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 3% 9%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 596
Undergraduate enrollment 169
Graduate enrollment 427

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science Accreditation

This institution is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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