Admission and Financial Aid Deadlines

Admission Deadlines and Financial Aid Submission Deadlines

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) encourages prospective students to adhere to the following application deadlines, which were established to support the financial aid processing timeline. 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 1 of each year.

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2022 - Deadline: November 30th
  • Summer 2022 - Deadline: April 30th
  • Fall 2022 - Deadline: July 30th

 

Undergraduate Programs Times of Enrollment

  • CT Cert/AS RAD TECH/BS RAD SCI- Enroll Fall
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences - Enroll Fall & Spring
  • BSPH- Enroll Fall & Spring
  • BSPysch- Enroll Fall & Spring
  • RN to BSN/RN to BSN (Concurrent) - Enroll Fall, Spring, & Summer
  • BSN Pre-Licensure- Enroll Fall & Summer
  • BSN Direct - Fall & Spring 
 

Certificate/Graduate Programs

Enhanced Post-Baccalaureate

  • Application Opens - December 15th
  • Application Closes- March 16th
  • Interviews- April - May
  • Notification of Acceptance - May 1st - May 31st
  • Program Starts - August
  • Program Ends - July 
    • Enhanced Post-Baccalaureate- Enrolling in Fall Only 

Master of Public Health (MPH) in Urban Health Disparities

  • Priority Deadline: March 1st, 2022 (for applicants that submit their application before the March 1st Deadline) 
  • Official Deadline: Rolling Admissions
    • Master of Public Health- Enrolling in Fall Only 

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

  • Application Opens - January 1st, 2022
  • Application Closes - July 15th, 2022
    • Master of Science in Biomedical Science- Enrolling in Fall Only 

Master of Science in Nursing - Entry Level

  • Spring 2022 - Deadline: November 30th, 2021

  • Fall 2022 - Deadline: July 29th, 2022

    • MSN- Entry Level Masters - Enrolling for Fall & Spring 

Master of Health Sciences, Physician Assistant

  • Application Opens: April 

  • Application Closes: September 1st

  • Interviews Commence: September to December

  • Decision Letter Sent: February

  • Enrollment Commitment for Accepted Students: Accepted Students must pay tuition deposit within two weeks of receiving acceptance letter

  • Student Orientation: August

    • Master of Health Sciences, Physician Assistant - Enrolling for Fall Only 

  • Fall 2022 - Deadline: July 29th, 2022

    • MSN- Entry Level Masters - Enrolling for Fall & Spring 

Master of Science Family & Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

  • Fall, Spring & Summer - Deadline: No Deadline Specified

    • MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Enrolling Fall, Spring & Summer 

Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Fall - Deadline: September 6th 

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice - Enrolling in Fall Only 

UCLA/CDU Medical Program

  • AMCAS Deadline: October 1st

  • Secondary Application Deadline: November 19th
  • Application Screening: July - November
  • Invitations for Interviews: August- December
  • Interviews: September- December
  • Admissions Offers: February
    • UCLA/CDU- Enrolling in Fall

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

  • CAL Grant:

    • Application Opens: January 1st
    • Application Closes: March 2nd 
  • FAFSA: 
    • FAFSA Opens: October 1st
    • FAFSA Closes: June 30th