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Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
As a university with a 125-year legacy of providing quality higher education, Drexel is proud to provide the same high level of experiential learning, academic quality, and support to our online students. Drexel University truly offers an opportunity to learn from the best, and with the best. You'll have access to world-class faculty and will learn alongside other dedicated scholars and ambitious.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Law (2)
Humanities (1)



Drexel University is globally renowned as one of the top providers of online degree programs, offering cutting-edge online programs since 1996.


Drexel University provides over 140 accelerated degree and certificate programs online and caters to both conventional students and working professionals interested in advancing their education.


Graduating students and recent alums, you can set yourself up to succeed by scheduling a meeting with Career Services as soon as possible. It is advisable to begin to think about a job after graduation during the summer before your senior year but wherever you are, we can help.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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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.


Student services

Upon enrolling in a Drexel online degree or certificate program, Drexel University Online provides you with access to a large number of services an on-campus student typically receives from an academic institution:

  • Academic Services
  • Informational Services
  • Technical Services
  • Other Services

Library services

Regardless of where you are in the world, as an online student you’ll have full virtual access to Drexel University Libraries and resources. Need some research guidance or citation tips? A librarian will be happy to offer virtual assistance. Can’t find the book you’re looking for? They’ll help you find it AND ship it out to you. Whatever you need, the libraries at Drexel have you covered.

Student Life

Campus life

Offered throughout the year Monday to Friday and most Saturdays, Drexel's Campus Visit program gives you a direct look into our campus.

  • Campus Visit – An Information Session and Student-Guided Campus Tour will highlight our academic offerings, the admission and financial aid process, and tour through our campus facilities.
  • Department Visit – Offered in conjunction with a Campus Visit on select days throughout the year, you can attend a session specific to your academic interest. This session will provide the opportunity to hear from department representatives and learn more about the majors and careers within your academic area of interest.

Student clubs

There are Drexel organizations for engineers and architects interested in the building industry; for aeronautics and astronautics students; for the HVAC community; for computer students; for advanced technologies and sustainability students; and for materials engineers, among many others, including diversity-based groups like the National Society of Black Engineers and the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers.


  • Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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