Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,050
1.76% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$23,746
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
25%
364 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
872
86% Full-Time

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 General Biomedical Sciences (7 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (5 degrees), and Radiographer (1 degrees).

In 2020, 304 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science. 71.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (108 degrees), 1.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (83 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $13,050, which is $−1,350 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $13,050, which is $−1,350 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,746.

In 2020, 70% of undergraduate students attending Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,050
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was $13,050. The cost of tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $−1,350 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$23,746
2020 Value
47.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,746. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science grew by 47.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,086
Room and Board
$1,972
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was of $15,086 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,972. The cost of room and board increased by 13.5% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.59% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.78% with respect to 2019, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received 364 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 33.8% annual decline. Out of those 364 applicants, 91 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 25% acceptance rate.

There were 872 students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an overall enrollment yield of 29.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

25%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
91
Accepted Out of 364

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was 25% (91 admissions from 364 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 31.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −33.8%, while admissions declined by −47.7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has a total enrollment of 872 students. The full-time enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 750 students and the part-time enrollment is 122. This means that 86% 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 33.5% Black or African American, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 21.9% Asian, 8.03% White, 4.13% Two or More Races, 1.15% 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 (25%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.9%) and Black or African American Male (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (24.2%), followed by Asian Female (18.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, both undergraduate and graduate, is 872 students. The full-time enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 750 and the part-time enrollment is 122. This means that 86% of students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2020 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 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    292
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    193
  3. Asian
    191

The enrolled student population at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 33.5% Black or African American, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 21.9% Asian, 8.03% White, 4.13% Two or More Races, 1.15% 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% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 130 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 black or african american (108 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (83 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is General Biomedical Sciences (7 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (5 degrees) and Radiographer (1 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 (274 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 (1,361,310 people), Physicians (473,653 people), Medical & health services managers (184,695 people), Pharmacists (180,514 people), and Postsecondary teachers (160,901 people).

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (274 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, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Athletes and sports competitors

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (274 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 (1,843,465 people), Elementary & secondary schools (393,524 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (359,401 people), Offices of physicians (354,056 people), and Outpatient care centers (283,077 people).

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (274 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. 7 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 5 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 1 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was General Biomedical Sciences with 7 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

87
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
217
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, which is 0.401 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (217).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in Family Practice Nurse, which is 0.379 times less than the 95 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 95 degrees were awarded to women at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in Family Practice Nurse, which is 2.64 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time
100%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 100% 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, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is black or african american (108 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (83 degrees).

5.92% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    91 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    54 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is black or african american female (91 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (54 degrees).

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Operations

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an endowment valued at nearly $91.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.77%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had a total salary expenditure of $61.3M. Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science employs 20 Assistant professors, 15 Instructors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Female Assistant professors (15), Female Instructors(11), and Male Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are: Office and Administrative Support, with 33 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 29 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$91.4M
2020 Endowment
3.03%
decline from 2019

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an endowment valued at about $91.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science declined 3.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $81M 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. $15M - Federal
  2. $1.67M - State
  3. $5.27M - Local

As of 2020, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received $15M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.67M from state grants and contracts, and $5.27M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$29.1M
2020 Salaries
2.99%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science paid a median of $29.1M in salaries, which represents 47.5% of their overall expenditure ($61.3M) and a 2.99% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.5% growth from 2018 and a 4.57% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.19M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2020, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science paid a total of $4.19M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
33 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Assistant professor with 20 employees; Instructor with 15 employees; and Instructor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, 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 11 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science.

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