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Drexel Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Drexel students.

Drexel Student Population

23,589 Total Students
13,156 Undergraduates
4,333 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Drexel University?

Drexel total enrollment is approximately 23,589 students. 13,156 are undergraduates and 4,333 are graduate students.

Drexel Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Drexel undergraduate population is made up of 47% women, and 53% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Drexel Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,388
Asian 2,980
International 1,255
Hispanic 909
Black or African American 792
Multi-Ethnic 520
Unknown 298
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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Drexel Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 58% of full-time grad students are women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Drexel Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,102
International 726
Asian 618
Black or African American 338
Hispanic 287
Multi-Ethnic 170
Unknown 88
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Drexel Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 12,100
Asian 4,045
International 2,214
Black or African American 1,959
Hispanic 1,619
Multi-Ethnic 880
Unknown 745
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Drexel University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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Drexel Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 12,831 female students and 10,758 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

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.


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%.

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


*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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