Drexel University

Address:
3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone:
215-895-2000
Website:
http://www.drexel.edu
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About Drexel University

Drexel University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate13,484
 Graduate9,009
 Total22,493
GenderFemale45%
 Male55%
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time68%
 % Part-time32%
Race/Ethnicity% White60.2%
 % Black8.5%
 % Asian11.5%
 % Latino3.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown8.2%
 % International student8%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal48,718
 % Admitted55%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled11%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT86%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Writing520 / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math570 / 800670 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3628 / 36
 ACT English22 / 3628
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math23 / 3629 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$75
 Graduate Application Fee$75
 In-State Tuition & Fees$33,000
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$33,000
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans70%
 % Undergraduates with Grants97%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,950
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$13,125
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$13,125
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,850
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,850
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,700

Neighborhood Data for the Philadelphia Area

Median Age33.5
Median Household Income$36,957
Total Population1,514,456
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1750.2%49.8%
 Age 18-2448.6%51.4%
 Age 25-2947.4%52.6%
 Age 30-3948.4%51.6%
 40+45.5%54.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White41.5%
 % Black43.6%
 % Asian6.3%
 % Latino12.0%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$13,125
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$13,125
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$683
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.8%18.0%8.2%
 $500 to $74932.6%29.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99924.8%27.4%34.5%
 Over $100014.8%25.5%35.5%
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