Charles Drew University Of Medicine And Science

Overview of Charles Drew University Of Medicine And Science

Charles Drew University can be found in Los Angeles, CA (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at Charles Drew University.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in medicine.

Charles Drew University Selectivity

Charles Drew University is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 368 students were enrolled in Charles Drew University. The school has a large minority student population. Older adults are in evidence at Charles Drew University, often seeking career changing education.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Charles Drew University

Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E 120th St
Los Angeles , CA 90059
General Phone: (323) 563-4800

Charles Drew University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology69medical assistant, pharmacy tech, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, physician assistant
Medicine32pre-med, medical scientist, public health, health professions
Therapy and Counseling2substance abuse counseling
Science0biomedical sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Charles Drew University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree384
Associate's degree34
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years525
Postbaccalaureate certificate01
Master's degree103

Charles Drew University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Charles Drew University had a total enrollment of 368 students (306 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 8%
Black 41%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 17%
Unknown 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 1%
20-21 2%
22-24 7%
25-29 8%
30-34 14%
35-39 10%
40-49 16%
50-64 7%

Charles Drew University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

Charles Drew University Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Los Angeles, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Charles Drew University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,600
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,600
Books and supplies $ 2,600

Financial Aid:
Charles Drew University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1036500)

Charles Drew University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*7$63,661
Instructorcalendar year4$45,1755$58,547
Lecturercalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$58,28214$62,286

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Charles Drew University Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Physician Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Biomedical Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Charles Drew University Highlights

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What Sets Charles Drew University Apart:

Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Charles Drew University Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Charles Drew University Minority % of student body
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Charles Drew University % of accepted students who choose to enroll
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Charles Drew University % of degrees in medicine
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Charles Drew University % students 40 years or older
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Charles Drew University % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Charles Drew University Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
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