Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,424
5.62% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,637
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.56%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
80.5%
834 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
777
86.1% Full-Time

About

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Family Practice Nurse (103 degrees awarded), Clinical Nurse Leader (59 degrees), and Psychiatric Nurse (55 degrees).

In 2022, 415 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science. 74.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (128 degrees), 1.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $14,424, which is $−517 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $14,424, which is $−518 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,637.

In 2022, 67% of undergraduate students attending Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,424
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was $14,424. The cost of tuition at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is $−518 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$27,637
2022 Value
4.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,637. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science grew by 4.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,124
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,124. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.07% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 8.22% with respect to 2021, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.56%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was 1.56%, which represents 5 out of the 320 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received 834 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 29.6% annual growth. Out of those 834 applicants, 671 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.5% acceptance rate.

There were 777 students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in 2022.

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an overall enrollment yield of 2.09%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
671
Accepted Out of 834

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was 80.5% (671 admissions from 834 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 63.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 29.6%, while admissions declined by −10.5%..

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Enrollment

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had a total enrollment of 777 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 669 students and the part-time enrollment is 108. This means that 86.1% 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, 17.5% Two or More Races, 16.2% Asian, 16% Hispanic or Latino, 8.75% White, and 0.901% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (27%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (24.4%), followed by Two or More Races Female (13.8%) and Asian Female (12.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 777 students. The full-time enrollment at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 669 and the part-time enrollment is 108. This means that 86.1% of students enrolled at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2022 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 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), 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 (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    260 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    136 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    126 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is 33.5% Black or African American, 17.5% Two or More Races, 16.2% Asian, 16% Hispanic or Latino, 8.75% White, and 0.901% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 205 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 (128 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (97 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is Family Practice Nurse (103 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Nurse Leader (59 degrees) and Psychiatric Nurse (55 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (380 degrees awarded) and Biology (35 degrees).

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 (1,462,841 people), Physicians (492,036 people), Pharmacists (191,319 people), Medical & health services managers (190,544 people), and Other managers (159,072 people).

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in 2022 are Health (380 degrees awarded) and Biology (35 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Chief executives & legislators, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (380 degrees awarded) and Biology (35 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,910,129 people), Offices of physicians (386,323 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (375,002 people), Elementary & secondary schools (354,861 people), and Outpatient care centers (319,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Health (380 degrees awarded) and Biology (35 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 103 degrees awarded
  2. 59 degrees awarded
  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was Family Practice Nurse with 103 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

105
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
310
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, which is 0.339 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (310).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in Psychiatric Nurse, which is 0.368 times less than the 68 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 106 degrees were awarded to men at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science in Family Practice Nurse, which is 5.89 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2019 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 (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    128 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is black or african american (128 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (97 degrees).

12% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    102 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    48 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 (102 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (61 degrees).

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Operations

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an endowment valued at nearly $103M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.06%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science had a total salary expenditure of 87.7M. Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science employs 24 Assistant professors, 15 Instructors and 11 Associate professors. Most academics at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are Female Assistant professor (13), Female Instructor (12), and Male Assistant professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 34 employees, and Service with 32 employees.

Endowment

$103M
2022 Endowment
12.1%
decline from 2021

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science has an endowment valued at about $103M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science declined 12.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $91.5M 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. $26.6M - Federal
  2. $5.51M - State
  3. $8.44M - Local

As of 2022, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science received $26.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.51M from state grants and contracts, and $8.44M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$40.9M
2022 Salaries
22.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science paid a median of $40.9M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($87.7M) and a 22.3% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.94M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2022, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science paid a total of $5.94M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Assistant professor with 24 employees, Instructor with 15 employees, and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 34 employees, and Service with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science was Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, Female Instructor with 12 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 11 employees.

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