Deadlines for Admission and Financial Aid

Deadlines for Admission and Financial Aid

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science encourages prospective students to adhere to the following application deadlines which were established to support financial aid processing in a timely manner for new incoming students. All applicants are encouraged to apply for federal financial aid at the time they apply for admission to an academic degree program or as early as January 1st of each year.

 

Fall

Spring

Summer

Priority Deadline

December 1st

August 1st

January 2nd

Recommended Deadline

March 1st

September 1st

February 1st

NOTE:  CDU programs offer rolling admissions and applications are considered after the recommended deadlines and until the class is filled.

Timeline for federal aid processing of applicants who apply by the Fall priority deadline:
December 1st: Priority Deadline for Submitting Application for Admission

February 1st :

  • Office of Admissions mails early acceptance letters for fall semester of the same calendar year.
  • Student applies for federal financial aid online at http://www.fafsa.gov/. The Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science code is 013653.

April 1st :

  • The priority deadline to apply for federal financial aid is April 1st. Students who submit a FAFSA and all required documents, and meet the eligibility criteria, by April 1st will be considered for SEOG and CDU Scholarships.

May 1st: Deadline for returning Intent to Enroll and Tuition Deposit
Note: Financial Aid award letters will be mailed within 2 to 3 weeks from receipt of all required financial aid documents.

Timeline for federal aid processing of applicants who apply by the Fall recommended deadline:

March 1st:
Recommended Deadline for Submitting Application for Admission
April 1st:

  • Office of Admissions mails acceptance letters for fall semester of the same calendar year.
  • Student applies for federal financial aid online at http://www.fafsa.gov/.
  • The deadline to apply for federal financial aid is July 1st. Students who submit a FAFSA and all required documents, and meet the eligibility criteria, by July 1st will be guaranteed a financial aid award in time for the start of classes.

May 1st: Deadline for returning Intent to Enroll and Tuition Deposit
Note: Financial Aid award letters will be mailed within 2 to 3 weeks from receipt of all required financial aid documents.

Questions? Contact Enrollment Services at (323) 563-4838 or at admissionsinfo@cdrewu.edu.