Drexel University

Established in 1891, Drexel University is a premier global research university presenting an innovative curriculum that incorporates multidisciplinary academics and opportunities with real-world experience, and preparing students to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. We have over 125 years of experience in pairing theory with practice. Drexel has 15 academic colleges, schools, and centers — including the Pennoni Honors College where students custom design their major.

Website: drexel.edu

Admissions Office

3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Drexel Central

Main Building, Suite 106
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Undergraduate: 8,018 men, 7,480 women
Graduate: 3,209 men, 5,483 women
Online: 4,669 men and women


Full-time: 1,106
Part-time: 909
PhDs: 77%

Student/Faculty Ratio



There are nine NCAA Division I varsity sports for men, and nine for women. Facilities include a swimming pool located on the lower level of our recreation center; five squash courts, a golf center; and a gymnasium featuring courts for recreational, intramural, club volleyball, and basketball. Drexel offers 45 different club and intramural sports teams that over 2,000 athletes participate in.


There are more than 400 student-run organizations on campus, including groups for those interested in: visual art, chess, dance, Star Wars, stand-up comedy, musical theater, hiking, film, urban agriculture, photography, politics, yearbook, and student government, as well as 70 cultural and religious organizations. The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life serves over 30 recognized Greek-letter organizations, three councils, thousands of alumni members, and over 1,700 undergraduate members who compose the fraternity and sorority community at Drexel. Popular campus events include: Dragon Days, Spring Fest, the University City 5k, and Homecoming.

Programs of Study

With over 200 degree programs, Drexel offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and as many minors. Drexel has more than 20 accelerated degree options in everything from the BS/MS in individual programs to BS/MBA, BS+MD, and BA/BS/JD degrees. Drexel also offers more than 90 master’s programs, more than 35 doctoral programs, a doctor of medicine, a juris doctor, and over 70 certificate programs. Undergraduate degrees are awarded in:

Arts & Sciences

Anthropology; Biological Science; Chemistry; Communication; Criminology and Justice Studies; Emerging Scholars Program; English; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies and Sustainability; Geoscience; Global Studies; History; Mathematics; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Undeclared – General Humanities and Social Sciences; Undeclared – Science


Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Biomedical Engineering


Accounting; Business Analytics; Business and Engineering; Finance; General Business; International Business; Legal Studies; Management Information Systems; Marketing; Operations and Supply Chain Management; Organizational Management; Real Estate Management and Development; Technology and Innovation Management; Undeclared – Business

Computing & Informatics

Computer Science; Computing and Security Technology; Data Science; Information Systems; Software Engineering




Elementary Education; Secondary Education


Architectural Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Construction Management; Electrical Engineering; Engineering; Engineering Technology; Environmental Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Undeclared – Engineering


Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Food and Hospitality Management

Culinary Arts and Science; Hospitality Management

Pennoni Honors

Custom-Designed major

Media Arts & Design

Animation and Visual Effects; Architecture; Art History; Dance; Design and Merchandising; Entertainment & Arts Management; Fashion Design; Film and TV Production; Game Design and Production; Graphic Design; Interactive Digital Media; Interior Design; Music Industry; Photography; Product Design; Screenwriting and Playwriting; Undeclared – Design; Undeclared – Media; Virtual Reality & Immersive Media

Nursing and Health Professions

Behavioral and Health Counseling; Health Sciences; Health Services Administration; Nursing; Nutrition and Foods

Public Health

Public Health

Sport Management

Sport Management

Visitor Information

All applicants and students interested in Drexel are encouraged to attend a Campus Visit to tour our campus, speak with an admissions counselor, meet with a faculty member from their desired major, and attend a class.

Call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 1.800.2.DREXEL, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or write to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the above address or send a fax to 215.895.5939.

Group information sessions and campus tours are held most Saturdays throughout the year.

Transfer students are encouraged to bring an unofficial copy of their transcripts.

For more information, please go to drexel.edu/undergrad.

To view our virtual tour, visit drexel.edu/virtual-tour.

Directions to Campus

Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104