Home to about 14,616 undergraduates in 2020, Drexel is a very large, private university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Drexel offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Drexel can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Drexel Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at Drexel. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Drexel Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Drexel does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Drexel Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Drexel for Veterans Guide.
Drexel offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Drexel has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 14,616 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 13,156 (90.0%). Part-time attendance was 1,460 (10.0%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Drexel receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Drexel #84 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Drexel by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Drexel Diversity Guide.
Drexel has a total of 464 student athletes, 246 men and 218 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$18,198,668|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$18,122,657|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Drexel University Athletics