Drexel University

Drexel Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Drexel diversity report below.

Drexel Student Population

How Many Students Attend Drexel University?

Drexel total enrollment is approximately 24,205 students.

13,878 are undergraduates and 4,339 are graduate students.

Drexel Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Drexel undergraduate population is made up of 46% women, and 54% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Drexel Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,903
Asian 2,885
International 1,552
Hispanic 913
Black or African American 790
Multi-Ethnic 536
Unknown 279
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 15

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Drexel Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.

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Drexel Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,072
International 910
Asian 577
Black or African American 316
Hispanic 237
Multi-Ethnic 140
Unknown 78
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Drexel achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #104 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  104 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  97.07 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Drexel Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Drexel is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Drexel is ranked 908 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  908 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  76.06 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Drexel Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 12,553
Asian 3,863
International 2,657
Black or African American 1,922
Hispanic 1,546
Multi-Ethnic 857
Unknown 769
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Drexel University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 3,825
Black or African American 868
Asian 334
Multi-Ethnic 76
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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Drexel ranks 267 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  267 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  92.98 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 12,956 female students and 11,249 male students at Drexel.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Drexel is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  83.92 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 3,343 female teachers and 2,417 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
53.29% Out of State
8.51% Out of the Country

Drexel ranks 268 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

53.29% of Drexel students come from out of state, and 8.51% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  87 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 37 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Pennsylvania 966
New Jersey 495
New York 180
California 77
Maryland 68

International Students at Drexel

Students from 127 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Vietnam.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
40.97% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  82.92 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Drexel, 40.97% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 5,395
20-21 5,221
18-19 4,690
25-29 4,072
35 and over 2,887
30-34 1,829
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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