Applying to Drew

Application Process

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  • Complete and Submit an Application

    Both the Student and Parent/Guardian Applications are due by January 9, 2024. Applications are submitted through Ravenna. A $100 application fee is due with the submission. Application fee waivers will be available upon request, don’t hesitate to reach out to

    Transfer Applications: Applicants must be exiting their prior school in good academic and disciplinary standing. Please follow the steps to apply outlined below and contact Joanna Lovett with any questions.
  • Register for and Complete a Student Interview

    Students will have two options for interviews once families submit the parent/guardian application and pay the fee, or complete the ABC process, or the SMART application.  
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  • Submit Recommendation Forms

    Drew requires a recommendation from your current Math teacher, English teacher, and an administrator: counselor, advisor, or Head of School/principal, etc. Please follow the instructions on Ravenna for accessing and submitting all forms. In Ravenna, you will need to provide the email addresses of your recommendation writers so they receive the forms directly from Ravenna with instructions.
  • Request Your Transcript

    Complete and sign the Transcript Release Form and submit it to your current school. Complete transcripts (last year and the first semester of the current year) can be uploaded to Ravenna by your current school or emailed to Drew at We will continue to accept transcripts until the end of January.
  • Forget that Score!

    As a reminder, we have been test-free in admissions at Drew since 2020 which means standardized testing is not required to apply nor will test results be accepted or reviewed. You are more than a score!
  • Apply for Tuition Assistance

    See the Tuition Assistance page for complete information about Drew’s Tuition Assistance (TA) program. Applications are due January 9, 2024, through Clarity.

Admissions Timeline & Contacts

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  • September 2020

    Information Sessions (all)
    - September 10, 2020 - 4:30-5:30pm
    - September 15, 2020 - 4:30-5:30pm

    Information Session in Spanish (Spanish speakers)
    - September 30, 2020 - 4:30-5:30pm

    Student Virtual Visit (students)
    - September 23, 2020 - 4pm-5pm

  • October to January 2020

    Meet David and the Deans (parent/guardians) 
     - October 6, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am
     - November 18, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am
    -  December 8, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am
    - January 6, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am

    Beyond the Classroom Series (all)
    - October 25, 2020 - 10am-12pm
    - November 10, 2020 - 5pm-7pm
    - December 6, 2020 - 2pm-4pm 

    Virtual Student Visits (students)
    - October 7, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - October 14, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - October 27, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - November 3, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - November 19, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - December 15, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - January 7, 2021 - 4pm-5pm
    - January 19, 2021 - 4pm-5pm

    Drew Hangouts 
    - Coming soon!
  • January 7, 2021

    Parent/Guardian + Student Applications due
    Financial Aid Application due
  • March 19, 2021

    Decisions released online at 4 p.m.
    (Hard copy decisions postmarked March 18, 2021)
  • March 25, 2021

    Financial aid enrollment agreements due at noon
  • March 26, 2021

    General enrollment agreements due at noon

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  • Joanna Lovett '06

    Director of Admissions

  • Andrea Richerson

    Associate Director of Admissions

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  • Andrew Heath

    Outreach Associate | Assistant Athletic Director

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