Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$56,238

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
590
75th
700
25th
590
75th
33
25th
24
75th
30
25th
25
75th
31
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,112
Declined 7,125
Total Received 31,237
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Private

17,108

undergraduate students

10,612

graduate students

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School Facts

Drexel University is a comprehensive national research university founded in 1891 to provide educational opportunities to women and men from all walks of life. Its 96-acre campus is located in Philadelphia.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 27,720
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

96-acre, urban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,580,863); branch campus in Center City. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves main campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
19104-2875

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Drexel University offered one of the first cooperative education programs in the United States, and it's one of only three schools that require co-op.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
590
75th
700
25th
590
75th
33
25th
24
75th
30
25th
25
75th
31
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee (may be waived if filed online or if applicant visits campus)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,112
Declined 7,125
Total Received 31,237

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

90%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,373

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,868
Room $10,020
Board $5,988
Additional fees $2,370
Books & supplies $1,700
Total $73,946
Average Financial Aid - $25,373
Total with Avg. Aid $48,573

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $19,522,415
State $6,443,409
Institutional $222,135,869
Other external $3,793,278
Total $251,894,971

Non-need-based

Federal
State $13,027
Institutional $82,946,435
Other external $2,569,882
Total $85,529,344

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 215 895-1600
ask@drexel.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, badminton, cricket, cycling, ice hockey, in-line skating, karate, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, sailing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, cycling, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aerobics, badminton, basketball, billiards, darts, equestrian sports, flag football, floor hockey, rock climbing, skiing, soccer, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting.
Administration of Special Education.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Animal Sciences, Other.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Architectural Engineering.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Statistics.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Clinical Research Coordinator.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Construction Management, General.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminalistics and Criminal Science.
Criminology.
Culinary Arts/Chef Training.
Culinary Science/Culinology.
Customer Service Management.
Dance Therapy/Therapist.
Dance, Other.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Digital Arts.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Epidemiology.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Food Science.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language and Literature.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
General Studies.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Law.
Health Policy Analysis.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist.
History, General.
History, Other.
Holistic/Integrative Health.
Homeland Security.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Computer Interaction.
Human Resources Development.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Immunology.
Industrial and Product Design.
Informatics.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Architecture.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other.
Microbiology and Immunology.
Molecular Biology.
Molecular Pharmacology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music Management.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
Neuroscience.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Nutrition Sciences.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Organizational Leadership.
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Public Policy Analysis, Other.
Publishing.
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician.
Radio and Television.
Real Estate.
Rehabilitation Science.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Retail Management.
Science, Technology and Society.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Systems Engineering.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Technical Teacher Education.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering
  2. Business Administration
  3. Health Professions

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-medicine

27,720

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

17,108
students

Female
49%
8,374

Male
51%
8,734

38%

10,612
students

Female
64%
6,843

Male
36%
3,769

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

14,667
students

Female
47%
6,839

Male
53%
7,828

14%

2,441
students

Female
63%
1,535

Male
37%
906

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 118
Countries most often represented China
India
Kenya
South Korea
Turkey
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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