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Drexel University

Address: 3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States

Description Drexel University

  • Established: 1891
  • Type: Private Nonprofit Higher Education Institution
  • Location: Philadelphia, USA
  • Rating: 407
  • Number of students: 16,227.

Drexel University was founded in 1891 and is a private non-profit higher education institution in the United States. 16,227 students are studying at the undergraduate and graduate programs of the university, 10% of whom are foreign citizens. The university has earned an excellent international reputation for outstanding achievements in the areas of Life Sciences and Medicine, Economics and Business. The institution is part of the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU) and Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Drexel University

Program name


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 4-5 years.

The university offers undergraduate programs in the following areas:

  • Animation and visual effects
  • Architecture
  • Business analytics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Hotel business
  • Civil Engineering
  • Graphic design
  • Design
  • Healthcare
  • Computer Science and Computer Engineering
  • History
  • Art history
  • Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Marketing
  • Maths
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • international Business
  • Modeling operating conditions
  • Music
  • Political science
  • Right
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Software engineering
  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Sociology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Property Management and Development
  • Physics
  • Philosophy
  • Finance
  • The photo
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Economy
  • Electrical Engineering, etc.


  • Dates: year-round.

The university offers master's programs in the following areas:

  • Business
  • Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
  • Computer Engineering and Computer Science
  • Healthcare
  • Engineering
  • Art and science
  • Media art and design
  • The medicine
  • Education
  • Right
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Professional studies.

Accommodation, housing and food

Drexel offers students accommodation in 12 comfortable dormitories located on campus or near the university.

  • The cost of living is $ 13,300 / year.


  • The university is in the list of prestigious universities in the world.
  • 90% of international students receive scholarships ($ 5,000-$ 23,000)
  • According to US News & World Report, the university ranks sixth in the ranking of popular educational institutions.
  • The educational institution provides international exchange and distance learning programs.

Equipment Drexel University

Drexel University is located on 74 acres of parkland, in the vibrant area of Philadelphia, which is the country's fifth largest city. The campus is located a 10-minute walk from the city center, where all the commercial and business structures of the city are concentrated.

The infrastructure of the institution includes its own library.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the university is divided into four 10-week blocks.

Additional expenses:

  • The materials $ 1700
  • The cost of living in Philadelphia is 965 $ -1743 $ / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the university you must:

  • Application Form
  • Education document
  • TOEFL iBT 79 / IELTS 6.5
  • SAT (recommended)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Motivation letter.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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