3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-2875 215-895-2400
http://www.drexel.edu enroll@drexel.edu
About Drexel University
  • Year of Foundation 1891
  • Size of Campus 40 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 10,514
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45%,55%, 48%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $30,900
  • Room and Board $13,125
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $75
  • Enrollment No. 13,069
Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a top-ranked, comprehensive university recognized for its focus on experiential learning through co-operative education, its commitment to cutting-edge academic technology and its growing enterprise of use-inspired research. With more than 23,500 students, Drexel is the nation's 14th largest private university and ranked sixth among national universities in the most recent U.S. News & World Report list of "Up-and-Comers." CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION Drexel offers a variety of educational and employment opportunities to students through study and internship programs in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, and the co-operative education ("co-op") program. The only mandatory co-op in Pennsylvania and one of three in the United States, Drexel's program is among the nation's oldest, largest, and most respected. The Steinbright Career Development Center (SCDC) is one of the most highly ranked co-op and career service organizations at any university in the country and works to ensure that students and alumni get the most from their experiential and career placement activit
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association (ASA), Black Student Union (BSU), Club Castellano, Cultural Diversity Student Association (CDSA), Drexel African Student Association (DASA), Drexel Indian Student Association (DISHA), Filipino Inte
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 12
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 11
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Jam, Crystal Ball, Step Show, Welcome Back Week, Greek Week, Painting in Greek Walk, Women's History Month - various events, Black History Month - various events, STYLE Fashion Show, Alternate Spring Break, Blue & Gold Days, Homecoming Week, Fall Co
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Alpha Psi NHS, Phi Eta Sigma, Order of Omega, Psi Chi National, Kappa Omicron Nu, Pi Nu Epsilon, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi
  • Number of students in fraternities 12
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Achayot B'Yichud, Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Disciples InDeed, Drexel Islamic Society, Drexel Newman Club, Harvest Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Association
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia, PA (9)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia, PA (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia, PA (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (95%), sorority housing (3%), fraternity housing (1%), special housing for disabled students (0%), special housing for international students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 49%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 16%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 31%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 20,000
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,322
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,200
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 800
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, other
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Paul Peck Alumni Center, Antoinette and Ray Westphal Picture Gallery
  • Number Of Subscriptions 8,321
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Data includes three Drexel University of the Health Sciences Libraries. Major special collections: History of Women in Medicine, Homeopathy, Science Ethics, Paracelsus.
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 213,500
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 4,712
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 800
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and o
  • Number Of Books in Library 570,335
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,000
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 71%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (St. Joseph's University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Lockheed Martin, Unisys, DuPont, Boeing, Deloitte and Touche, Independence Blue Cross, Merck, Rohm and Haas, PSE&G, Susquehanna International, PECO
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis