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Drexel University
  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

Drexel is a highly rated private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 13,156 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Drexel acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Nursing, Accounting, and Management Sciences and Information Systems. Graduating 71% of students, Drexel alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $53,400.

About

3141 CHESTNUT ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association

Drexel University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Drexel Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1180-1380
ACT Range
25-31
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$39,463 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,449 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 154 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 200 responses
34%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 200 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    5%
  • On Campus
    9%
  • Online
    86%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
13,156 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,460
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 131 responses
  • Hard Working
    26%
  • Engineer
    22%
  • People at Drexel are either very smart or not
    21%
  • Serious about being here
    13%
  • Dragon
    6%
  • Introverted
    3%
  • Nerd
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 250 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 288 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 140 responses
  • Co-ops
    51%
  • Innovative
    13%
  • Diverse
    9%
  • Expensive
    9%
  • Different
    4%
  • Depressing
    4%
  • Very expensive
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$68,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 109 responses

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