Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address3141 Chestnut St
School Websitewww.drexel.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Drexel University is a large private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 30,242 students applied to Drexel University. Of those students, 23,267 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Drexel University was $50,874, in addition to fees of $2,370. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Drexel University.

Drexel University has a 74% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Drexel University acceptance rate is 77%. To put this into perspective, 23,267 of the 30,242 students who applied to Drexel University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Drexel University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Drexel University had an SAT score between the range of 1,170 and 1,380. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Drexel University was between 25 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Drexel University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Drexel University, the tuition for in-state residents is $50,874. Combined with fees of $2,370, room and board costs of $14,079, other expenses of $1,200 and the $1,700 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $70,223.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $53,244 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Drexel University to $70,223 for out-of-state students.

Students at Drexel University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Drexel University was $5,594 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 26%.

Drexel University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Drexel University.

Drexel University has a good gender split, with 48% of undergraduates being female and 52% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 46% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 44% of students come from in-state and 9% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Drexel University is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Drexel University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 26% students enroll at Drexel University part-time; the other 18,312 students enrolled full-time.

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