Non-Matriculated Enrollment

Non-Matriculated Enrollment

A Non-Matriculating Student is a student who enrolls in a course offered by Charles R. Drew University without being accepted into a degree program in order to:

  • Meet credentialing requirements of a state licensing agency
  • Meet graduation requirements for another University or for continuing education
  • Take course(s) for general interest
  • Meet prerequisite course requirement(s)

Enrollment as a non-matriculated student is contingent upon space availability and scheduling, and is limited.  To enroll as a non-matriculated student, prospective students must complete the Application for Non-Matriculated Enrollment and pay the appropriate application and student activities fee. Specific course approval must take place prior to the beginning of each semester. A maximum of 12 semester units of undergraduate coursework may be earned as a non-matriculated student.

A maximum of 9 semester units of graduate coursework may be earned as a non-matriculated student.

Students must submit additional application requirements as specified by respective academic programs before being considered for non-matriculated enrollment.

Clinical courses are not available for non-matriculated enrollment (non-matriculated students will be permitted to take clinical courses effective Fall 2017).
Non-matriculated coursework cannot be transferred into a degree seeking program.
To apply, students should:

  • Complete and submit an Application for Non-Matriculated Students (available in the Office of Admissions).
  • Include a non-refundable application fee of $50 made payable to Charles R. Drew University.
  • Include official transcripts of any coursework required as a pre-requisite for courses student’s wishes to take.

All application documents must be submitted to:
Office of Admissions
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 East 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059

For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 323-563-4839 or