• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, NJ,
The French program at Drew University seeks to provide students with all levels of proficiency in the French language, and to offer them in-depth study of French and Francophone literature and culture.


Drew University has a very diversified curriculum in French and Francophone studies that includes popular culture, cinema, business French and literature ranging from the 17th to the 21st centuries. The instructors are either native speakers or have lived and studied in French-speaking countries for extended periods.

Conducted entirely in French, the language courses make extensive use of a vast array of multimedia tools that foster intensive student participation. The culture and literature courses are interdisciplinary and focus both on the French and Francophone worlds. For non-French speakers interested in French studies, we also offer several courses in English (French and Francophone Women Writers and Francophone Literatures in Translation).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Oral and Written French 
  • Intermediate French
  • DIS On-site Seminar: French Culture
  • Intermediate French in Paris
  • Intermediate Intensive Conversation in France
  • Current Events and Contemporary France
  • Contemporary Francophone Cinema
  • From Word to Text
  • Advanced Conversation in Paris: Contemporary Topics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Non-refundable Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Official College Transcript
  • Secondary  School/High School Transcript
  • Results from English Proficiency Exam (TOEFL or IELTS). May be waived on a case-by-case basis on SAT/ACT scores or previous study
  • Certification of Finances
  • International Student Financial Aid Application
  • Affidavit of Free Room and Board (if applicable)
  • Students transferring from colleges or universities in the United States of America should have their SEVIS records transferred to Drew.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    39828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39828 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39828 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Madison

  • 1793 - 4420 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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  • Loans

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