Drexel University College of Engineering

Drexel University College of Engineering

Top reasons to study here

  • Drexel Engineering is the largest private engineering college in the nation according to undergraduate class size
  • Drexel University was one of the first traditional universities to offer a fully-online, accredited master's degree
  • The College of Engineering is among 120 engineering schools across the nation participating in the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (25)
Business & Management (8)
Computer Science & IT (8)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Social Sciences (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



The College of Engineering at Drexel University is an academically comprehensive, global institution preparing students for research, academia and employment in fields like civil, mechanical, architectural, materials and chemical engineering, among others. 


We offer 11 undergraduate majors plus a number of minors and concentrations, as well as 18 graduate degree programs. See descriptions of our areas of study.


  • The College of Engineering prides itself on building a research agenda that addresses society’s most pressing challenges. Faculty and students are on a journey of continual discovery that results in inspired, multi-disciplinary research in many of the most transformative areas of engineering.
  • The College of Engineering educates through innovative research, using current technologies and a focus on critical societal challenges.  Unlike other institutions, our curriculum provides immediate research opportunities for the undergraduate student in our Freshmen Design program. 

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Student Life

Campus life

  • Drexel’s College of Engineering is located at the 31st block of Market Street, one of the main east-west thoroughfares of the city. All CoE classes, dorms, research labs, and Drexel’s new, 20,000-square-foot Innovation Studio are within easy walking distance of the College.
  • Drexel University’s 74-acre main campus is located in what is known as “University City.” Comprised of Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of the Sciences, University City is all students all the time. The area bristles with student-oriented resources, services, stores, restaurants, and urban parks.

Student clubs

  • For those who want to enhance their learning opportunities, the College of Engineering offers multiple student organizations. These are active, collaborative, networking groups that connect you with like-minded peers, faculty, and professionals.
  • 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.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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