77%

Acceptance Rate

1170 - 1380

SAT Range

25 - 30

ACT Range

Drexel University Online Admissions

Drexel University (DU), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, consists of an online application method through common or coalition applications.

Drexel universities impart education on many levels such as part-time undergraduate level, full-time undergraduate level, graduate admission, and various other online courses. The selection of the students at various undergraduates levels is done on an individual application basis that whether the candidate fulfils all the institution criteria on the basis of certain test scores, essays, and many more. if the student fulfils all such criteria then only he/she will be eligible to get admitted into the university otherwise or not.

The interested students having queries with the admission process/programs and courses can refer to the DU admission section or university site for enrolling.

Phone number: +1 215-895-2000,

Email id:  enroll@drexel.edu

Admissions Process

Applicants must fulfill the University’s admissions requirements listed below:

For first-year/fresher students

Steps to apply and things to keep in mind.

  • Drexel takes application in common application and not in coalition application. The latter one is a group of 150 colleges that aims to make learning more cohesive for all the high school pupils.

  • After selecting the application form between the two. The potential student has to pay a non- refundable fee of $50 to the institute. However, the fee will be waived off if the student is a US veteran or dependent on a US veteran. Further, a student can also apply for a fee waiver if he/ she thinks that there will be a financial hardship on them.

  • After the fee, the applicant has to submit the 250-650 words essay through the common or coalition application. Drexel will take any hard copies nor the essays which are sent directly to the university email.

  • Then two letters of recommendation are also required along with standardized test scores. Non-English speaking natives have to submit their IELTS/TOEFL scores as well.

  • For financial aid, US applicants are required to submit CSS profile and FAFSA so as to be eligible for most of the financial aid.

For transfer students

Applicants must satisfy the academic requirements as  listed below:

  • The application is reviewed on a rolling basis for all the terms.

  • Students also obtain the option to track admission status online. Once the application has been processed the applicant will receive a Discovery Drexel using the email address and password.

  • After doing all the application work if it is rejected then the applicant can file an appeal to the university. Reversal on the decision is rare and is based on a change in applicant academic criteria.

  • The appeal should be clear and must provide new information.

For international students

As must complete the University’s admissions requirements listed below:

  • All international students will have to complete the international gateway application to create a new account so as start with the application.

  • Gateway applicants have to pay a $50 as an application fee, so as to submit the online application.

  • Students must send official transcripts of their pass out school directly to DU.

  • The applicant must take IELTS, TOEFL, and PTE. TOEFL applicants should use the 2194 code for Drexel University.

  • Applicants should submit proof of financial responsibility showing sufficient financial support for studying in the States to obtain a student visa for international students.

  • The following are the different application deadlines for students who are not US nationals.

    • Fall semester - Jan. 15.

    • Winter semester - Oct. 15.

    • Spring semester - Jan. 15.

 Note: Currently, Drexel University campus is closed due to COVID-19  but the university is taking applications digitally.

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

1170 - 1380

Applicants Submitting SAT Percentage of Students submitting SAT Scores.

87%

SAT Reading 25th

580

SAT Math 25th

590

SAT Composite 25th

1170

SAT Reading 75th

670

SAT Math 75th

710

SAT Composite 75th

1380

Average SAT Score

1275

While making the admission decisions, Drexel University also takes the SAT scores of the applicants into consideration. It is important for students to note that SAT scores are mandatory in order to be considered for admission at the university. The average SAT score of the candidates who get accepted to DU is 1290. But, in some cases, those who have a SAT score of 1190 or below may also be given admission to DU. Notably, 87% of the applicants submit their SAT scores in order to be considered for admission to the university.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

25 - 30

Applicants Submitting ACT Percentage of Students submitting ACT Scores.

26%

ACT Math 25th

24

ACT English 25th

24

ACT Composite 25th

25

ACT Math 75th

30

ACT English 75th

32

ACT Composite 75th

30

Average ACT Score

28

Candidates can also submit their ACT scores for securing admission to Drexel University. According to the latest data, the applicant should have an average ACT score of 28 to get accepted. It's worth noting that the composite ACT scores of the accepted applicants often fall in the range of 25-31. However, a minimum ACT composite score of 25 is necessary to be considered for admission by the institution. And, ACT scores are also compulsory for admission consideration. The latest information shows that 22% of the applicants submit their ACT scores for admission to this institute.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students

3.6

The GPA required by Drexel University is 3.6 out of 4 which is very high and the pupils getting less than that have less chance. The average GPA required by Drexel university is 3.66.

 

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA

Required

High School Rank

Recommended

High School Transcript

Required

College Prep Courses

Required

SAT/ACT

Recommended

Recommedations

Required

To get into Drexel University, every US student has to provide some reports or documents which are prerequisites.

The DU admission requirements are as follows:

  • Requirements of the SAT/ACT scores. And for international students, they need an English proficiency test like IELTS/TOEFL.

  • To get into Drexel University is not that difficult with an acceptance rate of 77% and an early acceptance rate of 95%. The application fees for DU is $50.

  • Drexel University considers a student’s GPA as a very important criterion in their high school rank, letter of recommendation are considered important for admissions. A student needs to get almost 3.6 GPA out of 4 which means that B+ student is accepted for further rounds in the admission process.

Admission Deadlines

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

1st Nov

Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.

$50

Early Decision Deadline

1-Nov

Early Action Deadline

1-Nov

Offer Action Deadline

Yes

Offers Early Decision

Yes

Application Website

www.drexel.edu/admissions/apply/

Accepts Common App

Yes

Accepts Coalition App

No

The early decision deadline falls by the 1st of November onwards, while the deadline for the housing deposit is by May 1.

Admission Statistics

WomenMenTotal
Applied15,29214,95030,242
Accepted11,85211,41523,267
Acceptance Rate78%76%77%
Enrolled158217793361
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)13%16%14%

Admission Statistics

Applied

Women

15,292

Men

14,950

Total

30,242

Accepted

Women

11,852

Men

11,415

Total

23,267

Acceptance Rate

Women

78%

Men

76%

Total

77%

Enrolled

Women

1582

Men

1779

Total

3361

Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)

Women

13%

Men

16%

Total

14%

Credits Accepted

AP Credit

Yes

Dual Credit

Yes

Credit for Life Experiences

Yes

Many universities in the US incentivize students by helping them out to earn university credits by taking certain courses, which are available for them in high school. Here are the names of some of such popular programs: AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). As far as policy for these credits is concerned, each university has a different one. The advantages of such programs include a shorter time to get a degree, increased chances of completing a degree, and a higher GPA. Students who want to avail CLEP and AP credits can visit the website collegeboard.org and request to submit the scores to the university of their choice.

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