Drew University

Why You Learn

why
The liberal arts are good for life

Do you go to college to build skills for future success?
Or to find what sets your brain on fire? Rooted in the past, yet focused on the future,
a liberal arts education at Drew lets you do both. So what are you waiting for?

Freedom to Learn

At Drew, full-impact learning is rooted in tradition, and geared toward tomorrow.

You learn for

“Research in science is not like taking a test. I’m in the lab at 2:30 in the morning because I can’t sleep, waiting for the data to come back. When something happens, it’s an amazing feeling.”

Michael Jokubaitis, physics major

You Learn for Yourself

All your life, people have been asking, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
At Drew, you’ll begin to find the answer.

Alae Kawam Video

Alae Kawam

was swept away by the beauty of a scientific theory

1:52

Gus Baxter Video

Gus Baxter

took a course on a whim and found his ultimate passion

2:42

Rebecca Ruppert Video

Rebecca Ruppert

had a surprising epiphany and changed her major that very day

2:21

Diana Ortiz Video

Diana Ortiz

chose to study art at Drew because she craved freedom

2:22

Kiah Edmondson Video

Kiah Edmondson

revisited his worldview, inspired by a pivotal professor

2:53





the greatest benefit to society

Thomas Jefferson

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, …
it expects what never was and never will be.”

Thomas Jefferson


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