Drexel University

Established in 1891, Drexel University is a private institution with undergraduate programs in business administration, engineering, information science, health sciences, design arts and arts and sciences. Drexel has 12 academic colleges and schools, including the Pennoni Honors College



Admissions Office

3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office of Financial Aid

Main Building, Room 222
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Full-Time: 5,707 men, 3,656 women
Part-Time: 1,272 men, 978 women
Graduate: 4,368 men and women


Full-time: 653
Part-time: 655
Ph.D.s: 94%

Student/Faculty Ratio



There are eight varsity sports for men, and eight for women. Facilities include a physical education and activity center with three gyms, six squash courts, swimming pool, diving well, wrestling room, dance studio, fencing room, free-weight training rooms and Cybex exercise rooms; a field house; a game room with billiard, table tennis and arcade games; and volleyball courts.


There are more than 140 groups on campus, including 15 national social fraternities and sororities, six bicultural fraternities and sororities and Gamma Sigma Sigma, a national service sorority. There are campus groups for art, band, cheerleading, chess, choir, chorus, computers, dance, drama, ethnic, film, gay, honors, international, jazz band, literary, musical theater, newspaper, orchestra, pep band, photography, political, professional, radio and TV, religious, social, social service, student government and yearbook. Popular campus events include Spring Jam, Welcome Back Week and Winter Weekend.

Programs of Study

Drexel confers B.S., B.A., B.Arch. and B.S.N. degrees. Master’s and doctoral degrees are also awarded. In addition, we have accelerated programs in which students can earn an undergraduate and a graduate degree. Degrees are awarded in:

Arts & Sciences

Anthropology; biological science; chemistry; communication; English; environmental science; history-politics; international area studies; law-psychology; mathematics; nutrition and food science; physics; psychology; publication management (grad); science, technology and society; sociology; unified science


Accounting; business administration; commerce and engineering; economics; finance; human resource management; international business; management information systems; marketing; operations management


Architectural engineering; biochemical engineering; chemical engineering; civil engineering; computer engineering; computer science; electrical engineering; engineering management; master of engineering (manufacturing); materials engineering; mechanical engineering; software engineering

Information Science & Technology

Information systems; library and information science; software engineering

Media Arts & Design

Architecture; arts administration (grad); design and merchandising; digital media; fashion design; film and video; graphic design; interior design; music industry; photography; screenwriting and playwriting


Educational leadership development and learning technology (Ph.D.); science of education; teacher education

Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems

Biomedical engineering; biomedical science; clinical research; research management and development

Health Professions

Behavioral and addictions counseling; cardiovascular perfusion technology; couple and family therapy; creative arts in therapy (art, music, dance/movement); emergency and public safety services; health services administration; physician assistant; rehabilitation sciences


Nursing B.S.N.; nursing M.S.N.; R.N. first assistant (R.N.F.A.)

Public Health

Master’s in public health (M.P.H.)


Biochemistry; clinical research; laboratory animal science; M.D./Ph.D.; microbiology and immunology; molecular and cell biology and genetics; molecular pathobiology; neuroscience; pharmacology and physiology


Applied engineering technology; construction management; culinary arts; hotel/restaurant management; sports management

Visitor Information

All applicants and interested students are encouraged to schedule a half-day visit to Drexel 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 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 them a fax 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/em/visit.

Directions to Campus

Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104