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Drexel University was awarded 541 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other health/medical preparatory programs.
College Factual ranked Drexel as #123 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Drexel held the #308 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 117 colleges in Pennsylvania, Drexel is ranked at #12.
The acceptance rate at Drexel University is 77%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Drexel is a good fit for you.
About 88% of students accepted to Drexel submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 680. Math scores were between 590 and 700.
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The student to faculty ratio at Drexel is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Drexel University is 55%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Drexel University has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 25% for first-time, full-time students at Drexel, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,616 undergraduates at Drexel with 13,156 being full-time and 1,460 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Drexel, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Drexel, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $11,474 a year. That adds up to $45,896 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Drexel is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Drexel University make the most money.
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Contact details for Drexel are given below.
|Address:||3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Design & Applied Arts||193||$35,133|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||180||$63,344|
|Health/Medical Prep Programs||101||$32,968|
|Business Administration & Management||99||$58,409|
Learn more about the majors offered at Drexel University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 20,931 students took at least one online class at Drexel University. This is an increase from the 9,300 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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