Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,824
0.497% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,103
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
31.6%
550 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
748
85.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
100%
1 Graduates

About

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Registered Nursing (17 degrees awarded), General Biomedical Sciences (7 degrees), and General Food, Nutrition, & Wellness Studies (0 degrees).

In 2019, 303 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science. 73.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (88 degrees), 1.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $12,824, which is $−1,676 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $12,824, which is $−1,676 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,103.

In 2019, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,824
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was $12,824. The cost of tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $−1,676 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,103
2019 Value
28.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,103. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science grew by 28.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,294
Room and Board
$1,850
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was of $13,294 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,850. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 26.3% with respect to 2018, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received 550 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 47.5% annual growth. Out of those 550 applicants, 174 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 31.6% acceptance rate.

There were 748 students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in 2019, and 54% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an overall enrollment yield of 7.47%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

31.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
174
Accepted Out of 550

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was 31.6% (174 admissions from 550 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 37.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 47.5%, while admissions grew by 25.2%.

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SAT Scores

54%
Submission Percentage
7
Scores Submitted

54% of enrolled first-time students at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has a total enrollment of 748 students. The full-time enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 641 students and the part-time enrollment is 107. This means that 85.7% of students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.8% Black or African American, 24.5% Asian, 21.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.61% White, 3.48% Two or More Races, 0.535% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (24.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.1%) and Black or African American Male (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (27.2%), followed by Asian Female (17.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, both undergraduate and graduate, is 748 students. The full-time enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 641 and the part-time enrollment is 107. This means that 85.7% of students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    275
  2. Asian
    183
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    161

The enrolled student population at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 36.8% Black or African American, 24.5% Asian, 21.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.61% White, 3.48% Two or More Races, 0.535% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 145 more women than men received degrees from Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is asian (88 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is Registered Nursing (17 degrees awarded), followed by General Biomedical Sciences (7 degrees) and General Food, Nutrition, & Wellness Studies (0 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (273 degrees awarded), Biology (30 degrees), and Human Sciences (0 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Registered nurses (1,445,042 people), Physicians (483,008 people), Pharmacists (184,270 people), Medical & health services managers (181,600 people), and Other managers (155,812 people).

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (273 degrees awarded), Biology (30 degrees), and Human Sciences (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Surgeons, Actuaries, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (273 degrees awarded), Biology (30 degrees), and Human Sciences (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,860,243 people), Offices of physicians (409,385 people), Elementary & secondary schools (400,652 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (378,975 people), and Outpatient care centers (311,704 people).

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (273 degrees awarded), Biology (30 degrees), and Human Sciences (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science.
Most Common
  1. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 0 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was Registered Nursing with 17 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

79
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
224
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 79 degrees were awarded to men at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, which is 0.353 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (224).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in Family Practice Nurse, which is 0.226 times less than the 115 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 115 degrees were awarded to women at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in Family Practice Nurse, which is 4.42 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 0% of students graduating from Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    88 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    87 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is asian (88 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (87 degrees).

2.64% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is black or african american female (66 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (64 degrees).

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Operations

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an endowment valued at nearly $94.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.42M (1.5%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had a total salary expenditure of $59.1M. Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science employs 18 Assistant professors, 8 Instructors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Female Assistant professors (15), Female Instructors(6), and Male Associate professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are: Office and Administrative Support, with 27 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 26 employees, and Management with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$94.3M
2019 Endowment
0.886%
decline from 2018

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an endowment valued at about $94.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science declined 0.886% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $84.2M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $14.8M - Federal
  2. $1.06M - State
  3. $3.7M - Local

As of 2019, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received $14.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.06M from state grants and contracts, and $3.7M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$28.3M
2019 Salaries
10.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science paid a median of $28.3M in salaries, which represents 47.8% of their overall expenditure ($59.1M) and a 10.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.57% growth from 2017 and a 3.47% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.35M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2019, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science paid a total of $3.35M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
18 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
27 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Instructor with 8 employees; and Instructor with 6 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees; and Management with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, Female Instructor with 6 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

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