Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

School of Nursing

Nursing Programs

The Charles R. Drew University School of Nursing granted initial full accreditation by both the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The program is intended to train students to offer excellent patient care in a culturally sensitive manner.

The two year, six semester nursing curriculum is designed to equip students from non-nursing background to pursue a graduate degree in nursing.

Graduates from this program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) and the Clinical Nurse Leader certifying examination upon graduation from the program.

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Have a completed baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university (or evidence of a U.S. equivalent baccalaureate degree based on a foreign credential evaluation)
  2. Recommended cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in undergraduate study
  3. Hold a current RN license in the State of California and in the state you reside in (or show evidence of application for a California RN license) – for Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Tracks
  4. Completed prerequisites:
    • Anatomy with Lab
    • Physiology with Lab
    • Microbiology with Lab
    • English Composition
    • Sociology
    • Speech
    • Psychology
    • Nutrition
    • Statistics

Additional information on the program, admission requirements and application procedures can be had at the information sessions held on the dates posted on the official website of the college. 

Students will be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) and the Clinical Nurse Leader certifying examination upon graduation from the program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Program accreditations: Not Accredited

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
06/30/1995 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
11/01/2011 - 06/11/2014
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
03/02/1998 - 04/24/2006
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
01/23/1990 - 03/02/1998
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
02/27/2012 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Admissions

25%

Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Considered but not required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergrad students in 2015-2016, therefore net price information is not available.

Financial Aid & Loan

58%

Recipients

$6,027

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

56%

Recipients

$4,470

Average Amount

Pell grants

79%

Recipients

$11,840

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

92

Undergrads

367

Graduates

337

Women

122

Men

81%

Full-time

19%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
33%
Asian
22%
Two or more races
21%
Hispanic
11%
White
7%
Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E 120th St
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4800
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