Drexel University: Ranking & Review

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Philadelphia Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 110 252
Top 2%

Drexel University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%78%80%
Applicants28,45414,34314,111
Admissions22,48911,20011,289
Enrolled undergraduates3,2741,7551,519
Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,19011,22712,963

4,982 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,701 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,694
Percent of students submitting SAT scores82%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
625
Math
635

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,083
Percent of students submitting ACT scores33%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
27
ACT Math
26

Drexel University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $68,792 $68,792
Off-campus $68,792 $68,792
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,890 and other expenses per full academic year.

Drexel University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,143 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $49,632 $49,632
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,370 $2,370
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,116 $1,116
Tuition for Full-time graduates $33,156 $33,156
Fees for full-time graduates $840 $840
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,228 $1,228

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 109 856 784 356 2,105
Engineering 885 318 55 1,258
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16 700 407 7 1,130
Visual and Performing Arts 317 51 368
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 165 157 42 364
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 197 108 11 316
Education 8 22 183 71 284
Legal Professions and Studies 24 41 126 191
Psychology 73 36 12 121
Social Sciences 100 15 1 116
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 63 44 4 111
Library Science 111 111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 1 52 40 93
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 31 36 67
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9 57 66
Physical Sciences 36 17 6 59
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 32 20 52
English Language and Literature & Letters 26 15 41
Natural Resources and Conservation 23 13 1 37
Mathematics and Statistics 27 2 6 35
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 8 14 22
Architecture and Related Services 21 21
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 17 17
Personal and Culinary Services 13 13
History 9 9
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 8 8
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 5 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 4 5
Grand Total1703,7352,4226987,025

A total of 3,905 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Drexel University.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,120 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate71%67%77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesDrexel
Founded1891
MottoScience, Industry, Art
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff4,986
Instructional FTE1,777
Research FTE92
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitedrexel.edu
Address3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone2158952000
Fax+1 (215) 895 1414

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