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Drexel University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Drexel University

Drexel University

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Drexel University Description:

Located in West Philadelphia right next door to the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University is well-regarded for its pre-professional programs in fields such as business, engineering and nursing. Drexel values experiential learning, and students can take advantage of a wide range of programs for international study, internships, and co-operative education. The university helps place students in its network of 1,200 companies in 28 states and 25 international locations. On the athletic front, the Drexel Dragons compete in the NCAA Division I Colonial Athletic Association.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 25,500 (15,876 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 54% Male / 46% Female
  • 82% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,505
  • Books: $2,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $14,415
  • Other Expenses: $3,950
  • Total Cost: $57,870

Drexel University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $16,890
    • Loans: $10,896

Scholarships for Drexel (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Science, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 26%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 27%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 65%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Drexel University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.drexel.edu/about/mission.aspx

"To serve our students and society through comprehensive integrated academic offerings enhanced by technology, co-operative education, and clinical practice in an urban setting, with global outreach embracing research, scholarly activities, and community initiatives."

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