Drexel University, founded in 1891, is a private university. It has a strong coop program that enhances students' career development. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Administration, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology, and Nesbitt College of Design Arts. Its 38-acre campus is located in the University City area of West Philadelphia.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
14,555
Undergraduates
7,525
Men - 51.7%
7,031
Women - 48.3%
9,034
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 31,237 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.77
SAT Math
590-700 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$77,000
Tuition and Fees
$56,238
Room and Board
$17,262
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$45,342
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$72,883
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,116
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
19%
10-19
38%
20-29
18%
30-39
10%
40-49
5%
50-99
7%
Over 100
2%
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Philadelphia Population
1,578,487
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
1% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Dragon
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
23.3%
Black/African-American
7.3%
Hispanic/Latino
7.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
54.3%
Unknown
2.7%
International Students
8.8%
First-Year Students Returning
88.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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