|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,143 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Drexel University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 28,532 applications and 21,298 students were granted admission. Drexel University is at the #73 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 25% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 75% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1080 to 1300|
|ACT||25 to 30|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Drexel University's tuition was $48,660 for all students regardless of residency (81.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Drexel University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 26% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,646 (which is 5.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Drexel University in 2016-2017, was 1,679, which is 62% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,681 (which is 3.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Drexel University has enrolled a total of 24,232 students (17,785 students full-time and 6,447 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 24,232 students, 1,043 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 15,552 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 8,680 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 5,353 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 13%
Black/African American: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Drexel University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||23%||1,594||486|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||19%||1,323||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||794||3|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||291|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||237||26|
|Legal Professions And Studies||3%||229|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||195||6|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||2%||161|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Drexel University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Drexel University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $52,200. Last year, out of the total 4,564 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,245 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,408 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,055 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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