Founded in 1891, Drexel University is a private research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The university campus is divided into three parts across the Philadelphia area: the University City Campus, the Center City Hahnemann Campus (including Hahnemann University Hospital), and the Queen Lane College of Medicine Campus.
The University comprises of 15 schools and colleges such as biomedical engineering, science and health systems, arts & sciences, business, computing and informatics, education, engineering, entrepreneurship, food and hospitality management, graduate college, honors, law, media arts & design, medicine, nursing and health professions, professional studies, public health and sport management. It offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 120 graduate programs and degree certificates. The most popular majors at Drexel University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Visual and Performing Arts; Biological and Biomedical Sciences. It follows a quarter based academic calendar.
The total student population at the Drexel University is more than 25,500 of which over 16,400 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 10:1 and the acceptance rate is 75%.
Drexel was ranked 78th for its undergraduate business program by the Bloomberg Business week. Its cooperative education program (co-op) is a unique aspect of the school's degree programs as it offers students the opportunity to gain up to 18 months of paid, full-time work experience in a field relevant to their undergraduate major or graduate degree program prior to graduation.
Notable Alumni: Howard Benson (Grammy Award nominated music producer), Chris McKendry (ESPN anchor and journalist), George Campbell Jr. (President of the Cooper Union)
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Masters: Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
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Undergraduate: January 15
Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.
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