Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4-year Private university

Overview

Drexel University is a private institution established in 1891 with urban setting located at Philadelphia. It is ranked 94 in National Universities in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $52,002 (2017-18). Total undergraduate enrollment is 13251. It practices a quarter based academic calender. It operates a cooperative education program, sending students to more than 1,600 employers worldwide for six months at a time where most co-ops are paid, and the average salary a Drexel student will take home is more than $16,000. Students who complete three co-ops generally graduate in five years. and students who participate in a single co-op experience or no co-op experience can graduate in four years. There are more than 300 student’s clubs and organizations to involve for those who aren’t working. It offers well-regarded programs through the College of Engineering, and it has a medical school and a law school.

#94th in National Universities
Setting
Urban
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1891
Selectivity Very Low
Size Large
15,534 Undergraduates

Learning

11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Personal And Culinary Services
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$70,258
Cost of Attendance
$37,747
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $53,279
Outstate Tuition Fee $53,279
Room and Board Fees $14,367
$66,600 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

74.7% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.49 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
PTE, IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

studied at a high school for a minimum of three years where English is the primary language of instruction

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
01
Early Action Deadline
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Jan
15
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
--
--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
--
--
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Feb
15
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$42,948 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$32,749 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $70,258
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
82% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application 15th February
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Drexel Merit Scholarship
Total Worth Varies, determined by the students' credentials
Eligibility Freshman and full-time on-campus transfer applicants (the ACE program is ineligible); domestic and international applicants
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance a 2.75 cumulative GPA and full-time status
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Drexel Global Scholar program
Total Worth Full-tuition scholarship
Eligibility International freshman applicants
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance Full-time enrollment
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline November 15 ( early decision) or February 1(Early Action and Regular Decision applicants)

Other Scholarships

Delaware Valley Science Fair Winners Scholarships
Total Worth Partial and full-tuition scholarships
Details The scholarships are renewable for future years of your undergraduate degree program for the terms you are registered for classes (a total of 12 academic class terms; the scholarship is not available during terms of co-op),
provided that you maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA and full-time status.
Eagles Fly for Leukemia Scholarship
Total Worth Full-tuition
Details Awarded annually in affiliation with the Eagles Fly for Leukemia Foundation to an incoming freshman who is a childhood survivor of cancer. The scholarships are renewable for future years of your undergraduate degree program for the terms you are registered for classes (a total of 12 academic class terms; the scholarship is not available during terms of co-op), provided that you maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA and full-time status.

Students

15,534 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
84% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
66.7% Students graduate within 6 years