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Liberal Arts Education
Drew University


  • Founded in 1867. Total student enrollment 2,019. Average class size 15 students

  • ​Located in Madison, New Jersey - a safe, charming suburban town of 16,000

  • Only 47 minutes by train to New York city, 20 minutes from Newark-Liberty International Airport

  • Drew is located in the midst of one of the largest concentrations of Fortune 500 corporate headquarters and biomedical research laboratories in the country. Because of your location, you will have access to unmatched opportunities for academic internships where you can turn classroom theory into practice and get hands-on experience in your chosen field.

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Internship at Wall Street

Excitement and opportunity await you in New York City

  • Attend Drew's Semester-long programs on Wall Street, at the United Nations or in the contemporary art scene

  • Explore iconic American landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Times Square

  • Go shopping on 5th Avenue or see a Broadway show

  • Get an internship at one of the world's leading companies including Goldman Sachs, MTV, Pfizer or Ralph Lauren

INTO New York at Drew University



Through the INTO New York at Drew 2-year Pathway program, you can take the fast track to a degree program of your choice. The program provides you with a solid foundation for not just any career path, but all career paths. 


Years 1 and 2:

  • Earn academic credits at Drew University that count toward the first tow years of your degree

  • Study on a safe, secure and friendly campus with easy access to New York City

  • Get to know your professors - they will help you succeed in your first two years and beyond

  • These two years give you both the academic and language preparation needed to complete your undergraduate degree in just four years 


Years 3 and 4:

  • Upon successful completion of Year 2 at Drew University and depending on courses and grades achieved, you may progress to a degree program at Drew University or you may choose to finish your degree at one of many well known U.S. universities


Years 3 and beyond:

  • For Columbia University-bound students: In this 5 to 6-year program students can earn a BA from Drew, plus a BS in engineering from Columbia. For more information, please visit

Program Highlight: Dual-degree with Columbia University

Dual degree with Columbia University New York

INTO New York at Drew University

  • #3 in the National University rankings                              (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

  • #6 Best Value School                                                               (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

  • Ranked 8 of universities worldwide and 6 in the U.S. (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2018)

  • #18 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program     (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

  • Students must be enrolled full-time at Drew University for at least 3 years

  • Minimum 3.30 GPA overall

  • Grade B or better in pre-engineering science and math courses designated by Columbia University. Repeat courses will not be considered

  • Successful completion of specific prerequisite courses outlined in the curriculum guide

  • Completion of all Drew requirements for a major and graduation



  • TOEFL iBT 100 or

  • IELTS 7.0 or

  • 650 on Critical Reasoning or Writing Sections




Recommendations from:

  • Drew's dual-degree liaison officer

  • Math instructor

  • Science instructor



Columbia University via Drew University

This program leads to an undergraduate liberal arts (BA) degree from Drew and an undergraduate engineering (BS) degree from Columbia University. Participants commonly enter the engineering school after their junior or senior year at Drew. Typical time to complete both degrees is five to six years. 


Program graduates are 'liberally educated engineers' possessing strong communication and problem-solving skills, as well as a high-quality technical education. 

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. Columbia recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. 


Find out more about Columbia University at

The following majors at Columbia University are currently participating in the dual-degree program:

  • Applied Mathematics or Applied Physics

  • Biomedical Engineering (all tracks)

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Engineering

  • Computer Science

  • Earth and Environmental Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering Management Systems

  • Financial Engineering

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Operations Research

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Material Science and Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering


Find out more about the Drew-Columbia dual-degree program at

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