Drexel University

country rank  91
world rank  188

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University Overview

Founded in 1891, Drexel University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Philadelphia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Drexel University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Drexel University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1891
Motto Science, Industry, Art
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
19104 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (215) 895 2000
F +1 (215) 895 1414

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia 19104-2875
+1 (215) 895 2400
800 237 3935

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Drexel University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1927


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019