Drexel University

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Drexel University


Graduates

  • 71% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$25,450 / year

Room and Board

$12,015

Application deadline

March 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Data includes three Drexel University of the Health Sciences Libraries. Major special collections: History of Women in Medicine, Homeopathy, Science Ethics, Paracelsus.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 570,335 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 8,321 current serial subscriptions.
  • 213,500 microforms.
  • 10,322 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,712 e-books.

Museums & Art

Paul Peck Alumni Center, Antoinette and Ray Westphal Picture Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 3,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 800 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,000 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,200 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 800 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 20,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, other

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 25% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 0% of housing units are Singles.
  • 49% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 31% of housing units are Triples.
  • 16% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 4% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 14 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Jam, Crystal Ball, Step Show, Welcome Back Week, Greek Week, Painting in Greek Walk, Women's History Month - various events, Black History Month - various events, STYLE Fashion Show, Alternate Spring Break, Blue & Gold Days, Homecoming Week, Fall Comedy Show, International Week, Latino Gala, Nick Pipino 5K Run, Annex Spring Show, Friday Night Flicks, New Student Days - Fall Carnival, Commuter Olympics, Barrio Fiesta, Supernatural Week - Halloween Party, Trip to Holocaust Museum, Sexual Responsibility Week, Garba (Drexel Indian Student Association), Asian Cultural Show, Lil' Sibs Weekend, Family Weekend
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 135 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Alpha Psi NHS, Phi Eta Sigma, Order of Omega, Psi Chi National, Kappa Omicron Nu, Pi Nu Epsilon, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Achayot B'Yichud, Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Disciples InDeed, Drexel Islamic Society, Drexel Newman Club, Harvest Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association (ASA), Black Student Union (BSU), Club Castellano, Cultural Diversity Student Association (CDSA), Drexel African Student Association (DASA), Drexel Indian Student Association (DISHA), Filipino Intercultural Society of Drexel University (FISDU), Hellenic Society of Drexel University, Japanese Undergraduate Student Association (JUSA), Jhalak, Pakistan Student Association (PAKSA), Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Taiwanese Undergraduate Student Association (TUSA), Variety of Indian Cultural Expressions (VOICE), West Indian Student Establishment (WISE);
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 8 to the Bar, Achayot B'Yichud, Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association, Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, Inc. , American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Library Association Student Chapter, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Amnesty International, Ann X Annual Art Exhibition, Arts Administration Graduate Association, Asbury Protestant Ministry, Asian Student Association, Badminton Club, Beta Alpha Psi, Biomedical Engineering Society, Black Student Union, Blue Diamond Dragons, Campus Activities Board, Campus Christian Movement, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chess Club, Chinese Student & Scholars Association, Circle K, Club Castellano, Commerce & Engineering Society, Computer Science Graduate Student Council, Creative Youths Promoting Hip-Hop Awareness, Cultural Diversity Student Association, CyclingClub, Dancesport Dragons, Disciples InDeed, Dragon Stage and Screen, Dragons Abroad, Dragons for Human Dignity, Drexel African Student Association, Drexel Biomedical Undergraduate Association, Drexel Club Lacrosse, Drexel Cricket Club, Drexel Democrats, Drexel Dragon Mentors, Drexel Entrepreneur Association, Drexel Entrepreneurship Club, Drexel Filmmakers, Drexel Formula SAE, Drexel Indian Students Association, Drexel Interior Group, Drexel Islamic Society, Drexel Marketing Association, Drexel Minority Achievement Program, Drexel Museum Club, Drexel Newman Club, Drexel Nutrition Association, Drexel Philosophy Club, Drexel Players, Drexel Psychology Club, Drexel Track and Field, Drexel University Chaos Club, Drexel University College Republicans, Drexel University Commuters Organization, Drexel University GNU Linux Users Group, Drexel University Kino Kawa Aikido, Drexel University Paintball Club, Drexel University Roller Hockey Club, Drexel Women's Ice Hockey, Drexel Women's Rugby, DU Basketball Club, Eta Kappa Nu, Filipino Intercultural Society of Drexel University, Future Educators of Drexel, Gamma Sigma Sigma, Golden Key International Honour Society, Goodwin College Yearbook, Goodwin Student Council, Graphics Group, Greens IDEA, Habitat for Humanity, Harvest Christian Fellowship, Hellenic Society of Drexel University, Hospitality Society, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Science, Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers, Intl Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research, Japanese Undergraduate Student Association, Jewish Student Association, Jhalak, Kappa Theta Epsilon, Karate Club, Korean Student Association, Lexerd, Lost Hope, Materials Engineering Graduate Network, Materials Research Society, Math and Computer Science Society, Maya Literary Magazine, Medical Careers at Drexel, Medium, Men's Club Volleyball, Men's Ice Hockey, Men's Rugby Football Club, Minority Leadership Council, , National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Association of Black Accountants, National Society of Black Engineers, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, Order of Omega, Pakistan Student Association, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Sigma Pi, Pi Nu Epsilon, Pi Tau Sigma, Graduate Indian Students Association, Psi Chi Honors, Public Relations Student Society of America, Residence Hall Association, Sailing, Science, Technology, and Society Graduate Student Organizati, Service Organization Summit, Sigma Alpha Lambda, Soccer Club, Society for Human Resource Management, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Taiwanese Undergraduate Student Association, Tau Beta Pi, TechServ, The Anime and Gaming Organization, Objectivist Club, Treble Makers, Triangle, Student Government Association, Variety of Indian Cultural Expressions, Verein Deutschsprachinger Studenten, Voices for Planned Parenthood, West Indian Student Establishment, WKDU 91. 7 FM, Women in Business, Women's Club Basketball, Women's Club Lacrosse, Women's Volleyball, Writer's Block
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Triangle (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia, PA (9)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia, PA (0)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia, PA (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 12 fraternities
  • 11 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 11 sororities
  • 9 sorority houses
  • 5% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (St. Joseph's University)
  • Additional Policies

    hazing prohibited

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