Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA, USA
2.33 Average Rating

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is a private, non-profit university located in Los Angeles, CA. CDU is a designated minority-serving institution, a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and University, and a Historically Black Graduate Institution. Offering an array of Bachelor of Science degrees in a number of health-related fields, as well as a certificate in Computed Tomography, CDU also confers a variety of master’s degrees, including a Nurse Practitioner Program and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. CDU focuses heavily on health disparities research with a focus on education, training, treatment, and care in cancer, diabetes, cardiometabolic, and HIV/AIDs. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
53%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Spring Regular Decision November 12, 2019
Other March 30, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
84%
38%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
853
Total Number of Undergrads
210
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
72%
20-39 Students
27%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$14,072
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$14,072
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1850

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
Average Aid Per Year
$5,690

Student Loans

Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$199
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
32%
68%
Student Organizations
18
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$135,700
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What Students Are Saying

2.33 Average Rating
Beautiful surroundings, azaming staff/ faculty, great environment. The students and professor's are wonderful, nice easy going, friendly. The unviersity is really focusing on your education, small number of students in the class so it is easy to get one-one tutoring with the professor unlike USC or UCLA and other university the professor has time to help you in the areas you need help on.
Mary from Los Angeles, CA

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