Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

country rank  1173
world rank  3429

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Founded in 1966, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Los Angeles (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CDU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CDU
Founded 1966
Motto A Private University with a Public Mission
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 1731 East 120Th Street
Los Angeles
90059 California
United States
Tel +1 (323) 563 4800
Fax +1 (323) 563 4837

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 1731 East 120th Street
Los Angeles 90059
(323) 563 4839

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Other separate health profession schools
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science's Library
Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 6,805 physical volumes, 1,672 physical media, 4,552 digital/electronic medium and 39 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1995


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Division of Accreditation
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS)
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)

Academic Structure


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