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Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

1731 E 120th St

Los Angeles, CA 90059-3051

www.cdrewu.edu

Admission Office

1731 East 120th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

(323) 563-4839

Fax : (323) 569-0597

admissionsinfo@cdrewu.edu

Contact : Vanessa Riggins

Director of Enrollment Management

Type of School

Small

Private

university

college of health sciences

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4982

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 75.0%

Total undergraduates : 199

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 13

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 50.0%

Average financial aid package : $19,478.00

In-State Tuition : $17,440.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $17,440.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

CDU is a Historically Black Graduate Institution (HBGI); Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Early Decision And Action

Early action application due : --

College will notify student of early action admission by : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 75.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 70.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 71.0%
Biology : 29.0%

Associates
Health Professions : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical Nurse Leader M
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing B M
Physician Assistant M
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing M
Public Health, General B M
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A B
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cross-Registration

Independent Study

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

100 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : Extensive community engagement opportunities, clinical simulation centers, health sciences library, clinical and population-based research facilities

Geographic Location : 6 miles from downtown Los Angeles

Very Large City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 199

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 13

Degree-seeking undergrads : 184

Graduate enrollment : 550

Student General Information

All students average age : 27

Full time students average age : 27

In state students : 97.0%

Out of state students : 3.0%

Part Time students : 25.0%

Percentage of males : 35.0%

Percentage of females : 65.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 6.0%

Black African American : 39.0%

Asian : 11.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 32.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 6.0%

White : 4.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Mighty Lions

Counseling And Wellness

Personal counseling

Financial aid counseling

Career counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Tutoring

Study skills assistance

Remedial instruction

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 208

Admitted : 41

Enrolled : 0

Most selective 20.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Plan Available for early admission : Early action - not restrictive



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Recommendations

Important

Extracurricular Activities

Volunteer Work

Considered

Geographical Residence

Racial/Ethnic Status

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

Test Policies for placement

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Admissions requirements vary by program, but generally include & not limited to; official transcripts of all schools attended, personal goal statement, Letters of Recommendation ( if applicable), evidence of prerequisite coursework (if applicable), entrance exam (if applicable), and participation in an interview with the Admissions Selection Committee (if applicable).

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) awards a 3 semester unit credit (exceptions: 2 unit credit for computer science or 4 unit credit, if requirement includes a laboratory) for select Advanced Placement (AP) examinations with a score of 3, 4 or 5. Examination credit will only be given for examinations taken before matriculation at CDU. Accepted AP examinations can satisfy General Education and/or program curriculum requirements.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

1

0

Math

3

4

Social Studies

1

0

Visual/Performing Arts

1

0

Foreign Language

2

0

English

3

4

Science

6

0

Science Lab

2

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 45.0%

% of loans / jobs : 55.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 96.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 87.0%

% Judged to have need : 96.0%

% that were offered aid : 95.0%

% that had need fully met : 1.0%

% of need met : 50.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $19,478.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $15,798.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,694.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Michael Tocydlowski

Financial aid office phone : (323) 563-4824

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $578.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$17,440.00

$17,440.00

$17,440.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$17,440.00

$17,440.00

$17,440.00

Room only:

--

$15,086.00

$4,780.00

Books and supplies:

$1,972.00

$1,972.00

$1,972.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$3,996.00

$3,996.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,278.00

$1,278.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$19,412.00

$39,772.00

$29,466.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$19,412.00

$39,772.00

$29,466.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 30

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.5

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 63

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 63

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 63

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Each student's entire application packet is reviewed individually . Each program considers evidence of applicant's integrity, discipline, compassion, and intellectual vigor. Documentation of academic preparation, personal achievement, and letters of recommendation are given careful consideration. Additionally, each program's admissions committee takes into consideration all evidence to suggest that applicants are capable of completing the curriculum in the specified time and will be able to achieve the levels of competence that the program requires.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $17,440.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $15,086.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $578.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $14,116.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 2

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students