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Getting started at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU)



Note: The ELM Program is currently accepting applications!

Congratulations on your decision to further your education at CDU!
Our skilled admissions team is available to guide you towards a degree in the health care professions.

If you’re ready to apply, you can start here.

Admission to CDU’s undergraduate and graduate programs is competitive, thus, meeting the minimum requirements for admission does not guarantee acceptance to a program. Additionally, all candidates must be available for an in-person interview (or a phone interview if the candidate is out-of-state).

You can also find admissions information in our academic catalog and on the following pages:

International Admissions
For international students as well as students with coursework completed outside of the United States, please visit the International Students webpage for more information. 

Program Tuition Cost
Program Tuition Cost per Unit – 2016-2017 
(Tuition & Fees subject to change)

  • $443 per unit - Associate of Science Degree Programs
  • $556 per unit - Bachelor of Science Degree Programs
  • $556 per unit - Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • $889 per unit - Graduate Degree Programs

Please visit the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships for more information about financial aid and program specific fees.

Campus Visit
CDU holds regular information sessions where you can meet with an Admissions Counselor to learn more about our programs and tour our campus. Visit the Admissions Tours page to find out about upcoming information sessions.

For more information on scheduling an appointment with an Admissions Counselor, please email or call 323-563-4839.

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Office of Admissions
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E. 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4839
The Office of Admissions is located on the 1st floor of the Montague Cobb Building. View Map.
Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, except holidays.

Fall Spring Summer
Priority Deadline December 1st August 1st January 2nd
Recommended Deadline March 1st September 1st February 1st

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