Drew University is a private institution that was founded in 1867. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,712, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 186 acres.
It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Drew University's ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, #113.
At Drew University, a private school in Madison, New Jersey, students aren't far from New York City, a hub of internship opportunities, weekend activities and more. For students who'd like to spend more time in the city, the school offers a variety of programs, including a Wall Street Semester and a United Nations Semester.
On the school's Madison campus, undergraduates are guaranteed housing, and many students take advantage of the guarantee for all four years at school. There are more than 50 student clubs to check out, as well as the Drew University Rangers sports teams, which compete in the NCAA Division III Landmark Conference.
For graduate students, Drew University offers degree programs in the social sciences and humanities and also runs a Theological School that grants degrees, including a Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology.
Notable Drew University alumni include Soon-Yi Previn, wife of director Woody Allen, and Clint Bolick, co-founder of the Institute for Justice, a public interest law firm.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) has ranked Drew University 8th among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges for international student enrollment in their 2019 Open Doors Report. Drew University is the only baccalaureate school in New Jersey on the IIE’s Top 40 list.
“We are proud of Drew’s international community of global citizen students from dozens of countries around the world,” President MaryAnn Baenninger said. “Community is an important pillar of our Launch educational experience. So, all our students—international and domestic—learn and use skills that matter in our interconnected world.”
This ranking continues Drew’s upward trend in international student enrollment. Drew ranked 19th among baccalaureate colleges in 2017 and 15th in 2018 before vaulting into the top 10 this year. Other baccalaureate schools in the top 10 this year include Franklin & Marshall, Mount Holyoke, the University of Richmond and Wesleyan. Read more about the IIE’s leading host institutions.
The ranking joins a long list of accolades that Drew has received in recent months, including recognition from outlets like The Princeton Review, U.S. News, Washington Monthly and Fiske.
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