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Drexel University

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Rating

Private

Type

28,249

Students

$52,146

Tuition

75%

Acceptance

#174

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Philadelphia, PA

3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Drexel University is a very large private university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 174th in America. It has a total of 17,591 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 74.7% of applicants. Drexel University offers 360 different majors and is best known for its Accounting and Finance, Accounting and Business Management, and Culinary Arts programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $52,146 per year, Drexel University is extremely high-priced. 56.25% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn approximately $68,800 per year, which is 66% above the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$54,516
Above Average

Drexel University

$54,516

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$71,657

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$46,581

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

75%Acceptance
Less Selective

Drexel University

75%

National

69%
Sat

1190 - 1390

87% of students submit

Admissions Yield

13%

ACT

24 - 30

22% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

17,591Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

50%

In-state

83%

Female

50%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

10%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
15% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse4% Mechanical Engineering3% Accounting and Finance77% Others

15% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4% Mechanical Engineering

3% Accounting and Finance

77% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

15%

955 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

270 Graduates

Accounting and Finance

3%

208 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

3%

193 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

3%

191 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

3%

167 Graduates

Computer Science

2%

146 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

2%

144 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors11:111:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

11

Number of Library Books

292,022

Academic Spend per Student

$16,671

Full-time Retention Rate

89%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$53,400/Year

Drexel University

$53,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$53,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$68,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

56%