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International Admissions

Personal Connections With Faculty.
Big-World Opportunities.

Drew University is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a bustling suburban town that has one of the lowest crimes rates in the United States and is just a 50-minute train ride away from New York City.

Drew is a vibrant, diverse, friendly, personal and generous place. Here at Drew, students are empowered to find their best selves in a wealth of campus activity and a world of wider opportunity.

Our combinations of majors and programs, hundreds of internships and research opportunities, one-of-a-kind New York Semesters, numerous study abroad offerings and personal mentoring by stellar faculty guarantees purpose-driven, experience-based career readiness for every student, steeped in a connection to a lifelong, worldwide community.

This is exemplified through Launch, our unique undergraduate experience, which ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors and an experience-based résumé. Every Drew student graduates with at least two résumé-ready applied experiences and a combination of transferable skills that work across all paths and careers. Guaranteed.

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International Application Checklist

Aid and Scholarships

Merit Scholarships
International students can qualify for merit-based scholarships, which are based on previous academic achievement. These scholarships do not require any additional application, so you’ll be automatically considered at the point of admission.

In addition to these merit scholarships, first-year students may also apply for Drew Action Scholars and the Drew Scholarship for the Arts. Drew Action Scholars is for students committed to community, innovation and global impact in a connected world. The Drew Scholarship for the Arts is for students who excel in the arts and plan to be an active member of the art community at Drew.

Need-Based Financial Assistance
Limited need-based funds are available to international students who submit the International Student Financial Aid Application. Students are encouraged to apply early while maximum funds are available to offer.

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Admissions Requirements for High School Students

  • Secondary/high school diploma

  • In-country equivalent of 3.0 high school GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • TOEFL iBT 80 (18 minimum subscores), IELTS 6.5 (6.0 minimum subscores), Duolingo 105, English GaoKao Subscore Minimum of 120/150 or 96/120 (Jiangsu), or completion of INTO Academic English Level 6 with no grades below C (language requirement may be waived on an individual basis based on SAT/ACT scores or previous study in English-speaking country)

  • Submission of supporting documents for review
  • INTO Drew University

    INTO Drew University offers innovative programs for international students who may not meet the requirements for direct admission to Drew. Students will gain additional academic preparation and English language support.

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    Dual Degree Programs

    Drew has academic partnerships in the New York metropolitan area and beyond that can put you on the fast track to early graduation and advanced degrees.

    No matter your interests, our dual degree programs double your resources, save you time and lower your investment in your education.