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
13,690
Undergraduates
7,051
Men - 51.5%
6,640
Women - 48.5%
7,701
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
80% of 37,040 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.81
SAT Math
620-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
610-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$78,683
Tuition and Fees
$60,698
Room and Board
$16,785
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$47,219
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,140
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,077
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
8%
10-19
44%
20-29
23%
30-39
11%
40-49
5%
50-99
6%
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
21% 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
25.8%
Black/African-American
8.8%
Hispanic/Latino
8.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
49.4%
Unknown
2.5%
International Students
9.3% from 119 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
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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