Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA

Philadelphia, USA

  • 1891

    Established
  • 5000

    International Students
  • 8

    No. of Programs
  • 97

    US News
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings
 

Drexel University, founded by Anthony J. Drexel, was established as Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry in 1891. It acquired the status of a university in 1970, prior to which, it was known as the Drexel Institute of Technology since 1936. The private research university is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and affiliated with organisations such as AITU, NAICU, among others. As per the US News and World Report 2021 edition, it is ranked 133rd among the national universities in the United States and 387th among universities worldwide. According to QS World University Rankings 2022, the university stands firm within the range of 651-700 among top global universities.
 
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
 
Drexel University has four different campuses namely, Philadelphia Campus, Center City Campus, the Queen Lane Campus, and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Another site for the College of Medicine is under construction in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Drexel offers over 80 undergraduate majors and more than 120 graduate programs. The academic programmes offered at Drexel University help students acquire skills, knowledge and practical concepts. Classes are taught by experienced faculty who have in-depth knowledge of the field. Students at  Drexel University can choose to benefit from a wide range of academic programmes and extracurricular research activities. 
 
Accomplishments & Alumni
 
For research in clinical practices, Drexel University joined the foundation to create an endowment of $20 million. It helps the university to strengthen its research capabilities. The multidisciplinary research initiatives at Drexel University are excellent. It brings together faculty with great experiences necessary to tackle complex issues. The entrepreneurship institute at Drexel University brings education and entrepreneurship through experiential learning and practical guidance for budding entrepreneurs. Since the university was established as an institution that imparts education for arts, it has artist alumni like Violet Oakley and Frank Schoonover (illustrator). Some of the other alumni are Paul Baran (founding father of the internet), Josh Woodland (who invented the barcode). Michael Anderson NBA Basketball player, Raj Gupta, CEO of Rohm and Haas.
 
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
 
The university has approx. 14,000 students and 700 faculties amounting to a student-teacher ratio of 17:1. The university is welcoming towards international students and has 18% of international students coming from six different continents. The Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion engages Drexel's LGBTQIA, AHALANA and international student bodies through direct advocacy. It has the maximum percentage of international students attending the university in the entire State System. The top employers who hire from the University include Facebook, PwC, Deloitte, Amazon, and Accenture, to name a few.

Drexel University Facts & Highlights

Type of Institute 

Private, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $35,000 (2021-22)

Masters:  $33,000 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Winter & Spring 

Average GPA Requirement

3.73 

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1053; ACT - 25; IELTS - 5.0; TOEFL - 60; GRE - 310; GMAT - 570

Admission Requirements

LOR, SOPAcademic Transcript, Standardised test scores

Admissions Deadlines

Winter - Early Decision: Oct 1, Regular Decision: Nov 1

Fall - July 15

Spring - Jan 31

Percentage of International Students

16%

Size of Campus (in acres)

74

Alumni Worldwide

100k+ 

Female to Male Ratio

50 : 50

Average Salary after 10 Years

$66,000 (Annual)

Drexel University Rankings 

Ranked by

2022

2021

2020

2019 

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA 

301- 400 

301- 400

301- 400

QS - World University Ranking

651- 700

601-650

551-600

501-550

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

351- 400

351-400

401-500

351-400

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA 

387 

405

405

U.S. News & World Report - National University Ranking

103 

133

97

102

Drexel University Subject Rankings 

Business 

Ranked by

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS - Business & Management Studies  

NA

401-450

351-400

351-400

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics

NA 

251-300

251-300

201-250

U.S. News & World Report - Graduate Business School

NA

97

90 

108

Computer Science

Ranked by

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS - Computer Science & Information Systems 

NA

451-500

501-550

NA

THE (Times Higher Education) -  Computer Science  

NA  

501- 600

501- 600

501- 60

Engineering 

Ranked by

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

451-500

401-450

NA

THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering and Technology

NA 

151–175

151- 175

176- 200

U.S. News & World Report - Best Engineering Schools

NA

79

NA

NA

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Programs

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  • MS Business Analytics

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,900

    • Duration

      18 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 24,22,700

  • MS Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,900

    • Duration

      2 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 21,52,600

  • M.S in Cybersecurity

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,900

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 23,03,200

  • MS in Electrical Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,900

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 23,03,200

Campus Location

Drexel University

3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

https://drexel.edu/grad/resources/international/ | 215.895.2000 | enroll@drexel.edu

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