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Drexel University

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Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Humanities (1)
Law (1)

About

History

The institution's curriculum and organization of its academic programs have evolved to include 15 colleges and schools. In accord with this evolution, Drexel has undergone two changes in name, in 1936 becoming Drexel Institute of Technology and in 1970, Drexel University. The current title reflects the institution's commitment to research, as well as the breadth of its programs.

Education

Over 200 degree programs.

Research

The Research We Do: Drexel research focuses on society’s most taxing problems and creates responsive solutions in sectors as diverse as energy, healthcare, and information technology.

The Difference It Makes: Drexel researchers apply knowledge in ways that benefit humankind, positioning the University as a powerful engine for economic growth and societal impact.

Drexel supports interdisciplinary research programs, innovative undergraduate research opportunities, and a robust research enterprise.

Career

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
301
2019
301
2018
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
601 -40
2020
561 -60
2019
501
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
401 -50
2019
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
405 -10
2019
395
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Office of International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) works to promote meaningful interaction between United States citizens and students from other countries through culturally enriching opportunities for all members of the Drexel community.

Students become affiliated with ISSS beginning immediately after the admission process and well beyond graduation. They are individually advised on immigration, cultural, financial, academic, and personal concerns by ISSS staff.

Housing services

Living on campus is an exciting aspect of the college experience. Each Drexel residence hall has its own distinctive features and amenities, but all offer common recreation and study lounges, kitchens, and laundry facilities. Individual rooms are equipped to provide cable television and Internet access. Students living in the residence halls are supported by live-in Residential Living staff who organize regular events, activities, and study sessions.

Library services

Drexel University Libraries is a learning enterprise dedicated to providing access to authoritative information regardless of format, to building learning environments, to making connections across disciplines to connect individuals with scholarship and to modeling an entrepreneurial organization.

Medical services

Drexel strives to educate students to embrace good health and wellness practices. The University offers programs and services to assist with maintaining good health, both psychologically and physically.

  • Counseling and Health
  • Counseling Center
  • Health Insurance and Immunizations
  • Drexel Student Health Center
  • Peer Counseling Helpline

Student Life

Campus life

Drexel University's lively urban campus is located in one of America's most exciting cities — Philadelphia. In a world-class city for business, art, and education, Philadelphia's skyscrapers are coupled with a blend of distinct and culturally diverse neighborhoods, creating a unique metropolitan yet intimate urban experience.

Surrounded by tree-lined residential blocks just minutes away from Philadelphia's downtown Center City district, Drexel makes its home in the neighborhood of University City. Comprised of five additional universities and dotted by coffee shops, restaurants, shops, and farmers markets, University City is just one of the many reasons Philadelphia makes an ideal place for students.

Sports facilities

Drexel Athletics are a big part of campus culture. Each year, more than 9,000 students participate in club or intramural sports. The list of athletic opportunities is extensive, including everything from ultimate frisbee and track to rugby and water polo. The number of options available and the level of participation are limited only by the interest of each student.

Student clubs

Drexel students have the best of all worlds — a booming campus culture located in the heart of one of America's great cities. There's no one type of Drexel student and the University's clubs and activities reflect its diversity. There's something (or probably two or three "somethings") for everyone. The Office of Campus Activities recognizes more than 350 student organizations.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

During my 1st, 2nd and 3rd semester things were a bit rough. There were many days when I wanted to give up, but I did not. The only issue I had at the university was my advisor. Numerous times I was left alone to decide which classes I needed to take on my own. She was never in place to provide proper advisement. This lead to me taking classes I did not need. Overall, I...

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