Why Study at Drew University

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field.

Drew University’s mission is to offer its diverse community of learners a challenging and individualized education shaped by a deep-rooted culture of mentoring, thoughtful engagement with the world beyond its campus, and a steadfast commitment to lifelong cultivation of the whole person. Through its distinctive emphasis on the reciprocity of knowledge, experience, and service, Drew prepares its students to flourish both personally and professionally as they add to the world’s good by responding to the urgent challenges of our time with rigorous, independent, and imaginative thought.

Undergraduate Studies

Drew University offers programs leading to the traditional undergraduate degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) through its College of Liberal Arts.

The College of Liberal Arts provides major concentrations in:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classics
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Studies & Sustainability
  • French
  • German Studies
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Italian Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Pan-African Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion, Comparative
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theater Arts
  • Women’s & Gender Studies
  • Writing & Communication Studies


The beautiful, wooded campus at Drew. The town of Madison, rich in culture. New York City, that powerhouse world capital, just a train ride away.

It’s an atmosphere to thrive in, with world-class opportunity in easy reach.


First-year students will reside in double occupancy rooms and a few triples. Students are encouraged to decorate their rooms to make them personally appealing and to reflect their interests.  All windows have shades or miniblinds, and other window coverings are permitted.

First-Year Housing

  • Brown Hall
  • Tolley Hall
  • Welch Hall

Upper-class Housing

  • Asbury Hall
  • Baldwin Hall
  • Foster Hall
  • Haselton Hall
  • Hurst Hall
  • McClintock Hall
  • McLendon Hall
  • Riker Hall