International Year One in Pre Engineering

Introduction

Overview

Drew has academic partnerships with prestigious universities that put students on the fast track to advanced degrees. After studying engineering at Drew, you can choose to pursue one of the following combined degree programs:

  • Engineering with Columbia University (BA/BS +BS)
  • Engineering with Washington University in St. Louis (BA/BA+BS or BA/BS+BS+MS)

Key information

  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.
  • Drew International Year One programs are two years long, providing students with comprehensive support for the first half of their studies.

Fast facts

Class duration

12-16 hours per week

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 20

Award

This leads to a bachelor's program at Drew University.

Why Drew University?

  • Drew University places an emphasis on undergraduate research, out-of-classroom learning experiences, and one-on-one personal attention with average class sizes of just 17 students.
  • Employers value the analytical and logical skills of mathematics majors and how they think critically.
  • The physics curriculum at Drew is designed for flexibility. The department encourages all students to choose courses that suit their interests and goals.
  • The RISE program gives students the opportunity to work alongside the likes of 2016 Nobel Prize winner in medicine and Drew RISE fellow Dr. William Campbell.
  • Drew’s pre-professional engineering program provides the knowledge and technical expertise to move into and succeed professionally.
Start Dates August January May
Program length Year 1

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma with a US equivalent of a 2.5 GPA.

English language entry requirements

Year 1: TOEFL 60 (11 minimum subscores), TOEFL Essentials 6.5 (6.0 minimum subscores) IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores), PTEA 44, Password overall level 6, IELA 162 (154 minimum subscores), or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(Year 1)

Sun 21 August 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Wed 11 January 2023 - Wed 10 May 2023

$44,430


January 2023 start
(Year 1)

Wed 11 January 2023 - Wed 10 May 2023
Wed 17 May 2023 - Fri 11 August 2023

$44,430


May 2023 start
(Year 1)

Wed 17 May 2023 - Fri 11 August 2023
Sun 20 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023

$44,430


Degree program components

129 credit hour program
65 credit hours apply from Pathway
64 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

AMST 101

American Popular Culture

4 Credits

EAP 102

English for Academic Purposes I (Listening/Speaking)

4 Credits

EAP 101

English for Academic Purposes I (Reading & Writing)

4 Credits

MATH

Mathematics Course, by Placement

4 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 201

English for Academic Purposes II (Reading & Writing)

4 Credits

DREW 110

Launch Workshop: Preparation for Career and Academic Success

1 Credits

MATH

Mathematics Course, by Placement

4 Credits

CHEM 150

Principles of Chemistry (with ESL support)

4 Credits

EAP 202

Public Speaking

4 Credits

Semester 3

Course title

Credit hours

MATH 250

Calculus and Analytical Geometry III

4 Credits

WRTG 101

College Writing for ESOL

4 Credits

CSCI 150

Introduction to Computer Science in Python

4 Credits

PHYS 150

University Physics I

4 Credits

Semester 4

Course title

Credit hours

MATH 313

Differential Equations

4 Credits

Humanities/Social Sciences

General Education Course

4 Credits

Humanities/Social Sciences

General Education Course

4 Credits

PHYS 160

University Physics II

4 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Computer Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Engineering (Dual Degree Programs - Columbia and Washington U)-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Engineering Physics-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Mathematics-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Physics-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Physics-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Start Dates August January May
Program length Year 1 Year 1

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma with a US equivalent of a 2.5 GPA.

English language entry requirements

Year 1: TOEFL 60 (11 minimum subscores), TOEFL Essentials 6.5 (6.0 minimum subscores) IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores), PTEA 44, Password overall level 6, IELA 162 (154 minimum subscores), or Duolingo 90.

Year 1 : TOEFL 60 (11 minimum subscores), TOEFL Essentials 6.5 (6.0 minimum subscores) IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores), PTEA 44, Password overall level 6, IELA 162 (154 minimum subscores), or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2023 start
(Year 1)

Sun 20 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Wed 10 January 2024 - Wed 8 May 2024


January 2024 start
(Year 1)

Wed 10 January 2024 - Wed 8 May 2024
Wed 15 May 2024 - Fri 9 August 2024


May 2024 start
(Year 1 )

Wed 15 May 2024 - Fri 9 August 2024
Sun 18 August 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Computer Science-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Engineering (Dual Degree Programs - Columbia and Washington U)-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Engineering Physics-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Mathematics-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Physics-B.A.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-


Physics-B.S.

2.5 GPA

No grade below C-