Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

Live Your Passion

Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of your busy schedule. You won’t just listen to lectures. You’ll learn from expert practitioners, be guided by world-class faculty mentors, work in your field, hone your skills and accelerate your career. We prepare students for the real world IN the real world.

Drew offers you an affordable degree with merit-based scholarships and scholarships for educators, healthcare professionals and life-long learners. In fact, over 92% of our graduate students qualify for scholarships or other financial assistance.

The humanities, which cultivate a deep commitment to critical reflection and analysis, form the basis and enrich all of our graduate programs. Mastering these essential skills ensures the remarkable versatility and resourcefulness which distinguishes our graduates. With a humanities-based graduate education from Drew, you will be ready for anything!


The Forest is Waiting

We welcome you to determine if Drew is the right fit for you. Join us for a personal consultation with our admissions staff to learn more about our many graduate programs, our faculty and the admissions process.

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“The RISE program was an opportunity of a lifetime.”

Read why Erin Connors C'18, a fourth year PhD student in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program at @ohiostatemed, says RISE prepared her for her career.

“I learned how to be a good scientist.”

Makayla Pardo C’20 credits her time in #DrewU’s RISE program with providing her the hands-on experience she needed to transition to life as a PhD student in @brownu’s Pathobiology Program.

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Drew University has announced its Fall Forward Program, which allows first-time college students to enroll mid-semester and take classes on a part-time basis as they transition to college life.

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“RISE pushed me to think like a scientist.”

Jillian Scarpanito C’20 built confidence in #DrewU’s unique RISE program that pairs undergrads with retired star researchers and industrial scientists in the lab for one-on-one, hands-on research.


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1️⃣ week until classes start in The Forest! Leave a ❤️ if you’re excited! ...

Save the date to join us on September 24-25 for Family Weekend 2021!

We’ve planned a weekend full of events and programs with all of our community members in mind— students, parents, siblings, family members, and alums. Join us!

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Fall 2021 is only 3️⃣ weeks away! ❤️ if you can’t wait! #DrewU ...

Save the date for the 2021 Launch Expo from September 21-30.

Learn how #DrewU students are doing less sitting and more doing, launching their futures through immersive experiences and engagement with our Career Communities’ powerful network of mentors.

While at Drew, I developed a lesson plan that compares media coverage of the Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter movements. Featured in the journal of the New Jersey/ New York Council for the Social Studies, I now use it to encourage my seventh-grade students to ‘think like historians.”
—Jonathon Dragon G’17, Master of Arts in Teaching, 2017 NJ Distinguished Clinical Intern Award Recipient

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