77%

Acceptance Rate

$30,475

Avg.Financial Aid

003256

FAFSA Code

About Drexel University Online

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

24,634

Website

www.drexel.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Drexel University is a private not-for-profit type research institution that was established in the year 1891 founded as Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry, in the year 1936. In the year 1970, it was renamed as Drexel University. The university started online education for students in the year 1996 to help individuals pursue their education from the comfort of their own place.

The university’s main campus is spread over 96 acres. The university provides valuable, experiential, rigorous, technology-infused education to students for a productive professional and civic career.

The university has a population of 24,634 students enrolled in different courses at Drexel University, the student to faculty ratio is 11:1. Drexel University’s highly knowledgeable faculties are energetic scholars with a real passion for the subjects they teach. They are committed to connecting the dots between what you know and what you need to learn. This, later on, help you in solving challenging real-life problems.

The best thing about the university is, the university does not discriminate between the on-campus and off-campus students, as the online university students receive the same certificate as the traditional students of the university, after completion of the course.

Drexel University Online Accreditation

The university is accredited and is regionally recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Location & Contact

Address

3141 Chestnut St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2158952000
Fax: 2158952000
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Rankings

Following are the rankings provided by the US News according to the performance of the university

  • 16 in Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs

  • 10 in Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs for Veterans

  • 32 in Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs

  • 18 in Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs for Veterans

  • 7 in Best Online Master's in Industrial Engineering Programs

  • 3 in Best Online Master's in Engineering Management Programs

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

77%

SAT Range

1170 - 1380

ACT Range

25 - 30

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Drexel University Admission process

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Drexel University is 75%.

Statistics

The total student enrollment in the university was 2,327 out of which 1,298 were males and 1,029 were females. 

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of the online application form

  • Official transcripts from all previous institution attended/GED

  • High School GPA

  • Test Scores (ACT/SAT)

  • TOEFL (For International applicants)

  • Letters of recommendation

  • A personal essay and a resume/curriculum vitae

Note

  • For Bachelor Programs, candidates must have completed high school and should have at least 0-23 college credits from an accredited institution

  • For Master Programs, candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

  • For Doctorate Programs, candidates must have completed a master's degree with a GPA of 3.5 or above and 3-years of work experience

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$36,727

Average Annual Cost

$50,874

Books And Supplies

$1,700

Other Fees

$2,370

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,079

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,200

Total One Year Cost

$70,223

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

89%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$8,728

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

647 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

252 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

250 Graduates

Marketing

201 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

199 Graduates

Biology, General

166 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

163 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

142 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

131 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

123 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

112 Graduates

Computer Engineering

110 Graduates

Computer Science

100 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

96 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

92 Graduates

Civil Engineering

86 Graduates

Psychology, General

77 Graduates

Economics

72 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

66 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

64 Graduates

Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

64 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

62 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

59 Graduates

International Business

58 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

53 Graduates

Architectural Engineering

44 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

44 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

43 Graduates

English Language and Literature/Let...

41 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

40 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

38 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

38 Graduates

International/Global Studies

34 Graduates

Mathematics

34 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

33 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

32 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

31 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

31 Graduates

Materials Engineering

26 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

25 Graduates

Chemistry

24 Graduates

Construction Management

24 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

23 Graduates

Architecture

21 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

21 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

19 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

19 Graduates

Political Science and Government

16 Graduates

Engineering, General

14 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

13 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Criminology

9 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

8 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

8 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Public Health

6 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

5 Graduates

Dance

5 Graduates

Philosophy

5 Graduates

Sociology

5 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

4 Graduates

Anthropology

4 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

3 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

3 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

2 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Real Estate

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

15,724

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

89%

Part-time

11%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

50% White

3% Unknown

7% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

11% Non Resident alien

18% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

47%

Out Of State

44%

In State

9%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,533 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 89% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

89%

Undergrads in College Housing

20%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,316/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,763/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,763/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Dragons

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

262

Total Female Athletes

208

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

24

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Wrestling

Squash

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Squash

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$53,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$68,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$17,333

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$180 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$30,475

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,594

Students Receiving State Aid

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,837

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,329

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$42,127

$30K - $48K

$41,030

$48K - $75K

$36,014

$75K - $110K

$30,975

> $110K

$25,887

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,965,069

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$78,406,879

The students are required to fill the FAFSA form in order to be eligible for the financial aids provided by the university. The Drexel University federal school code is 003256.

There are various grants, aid, scholarships, loans, and work-study programs available for the students.

  • The federal aids are available in the form of Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study Program, Direct Loan and many more.

  • The college accepts state aid in the form of Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Association Grant.

  • The institutional aid is available in the form of Drexel Grant, Drexel Grad Grant, Drexel Merit Scholarship, Drexel Legacy Scholarship, Westphal Portfolio Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship and many more.

  • The university is military friendly too as it provides military aids in the form of Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program and many others.