Philanthropist Anthony J. Drexel founded Drexel University in 1891. Drexel consist of 12 academic schools and colleges. Within each division, Drexel grants undergraduate and graduate degrees in many fields of study. Popular majors include Business, Engineering and Health Professions. Drexel is home to more than 220 student groups and organizations. Groups designed for African-American students include the National Association of Black Accountants, historically black fraternities and sororities, and the Black Student Union, which hosts spades tournaments and a talent showcase. Drexel is located in the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the United States. From taking historical tours through the city to indulging in authentic Philly cheesesteaks, students get the ultimate collegiate experience at Drexel University.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type of Institution: Four-year, private research university
Tuition and Fees (per semester)
• In-State/Out-of-State: $18,050-$21,900
Size: 25,000+ students
Percentage of African-American Students: 7%
Percentage of Men: 54%
Percentage of Women: 46%
Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Degrees Offered: Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate, Certificate
Colleges/Schools: Adult Education, Arts and Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Business, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, Public Health, Honors College, Information Science and Technology, Law, Media Arts and Design, Professional Studies
Housing: On-campus housing provided: residence halls. Freshmen and sophomores are required to stay on campus.
• Greek: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi
• Others: National Association of Black Accountants, Black Student Union
City Life: Museums, art galleries, shopping, dining, food tours, airboat rides, concerts and shows, theater/performing arts