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#317 Overall Influence #54 Desirability Rank

Drexel University

Private research university with its main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

From Wikipedia

Drexel University is a private research university with its main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel, a financier and philanthropist. Founded as Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry, it was renamed Drexel Institute of Technology in 1936, before assuming its current name in 1970.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

31,237

Acceptance

77%

Graduation Rate

71%

Median SAT Score

1290

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$53,868

Fees (in-state)

$2,370

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$25,234
30K - 48K$27,057
48K - 75K$33,324
75K - 110K$36,496
110K+$42,021

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$78,000

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

23K

Under-Grads

18K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia PA 19104

What is Drexel University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#100 World Rank
Engineering
#193 World Rank
Business
#148 World Rank
Computer Science
#243 World Rank
Medical
#360 World Rank
Biology
#265 World Rank
Education
#402 World Rank
Literature
#358 World Rank
Mathematics
#354 World Rank
Chemistry
#373 World Rank
Physics
#401 World Rank
History
#490 World Rank
Law
#497 World Rank
Political Science
#348 World Rank
Economics
#507 World Rank
Philosophy
#401 World Rank
Psychology
#413 World Rank
Communications
#160 World Rank
Nursing
#307 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#498 World Rank
Sociology
#629 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#702 World Rank
Anthropology
#577 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#1697 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Drexel University's Most influential alumni?

Drexel University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, and Nursing

Kenneth S. Kosik

Kenneth S. Kosik

American neurologist

Thomas P. Loughran Jr.

Thomas P. Loughran Jr.

American physician

Lindsay Walters

Lindsay Walters

Association football player

Panna Naik

Gujarati language poet

Héctor Andrés Negroni

Héctor Andrés Negroni

US Air Force officer and historian

Augusta Clark

American politician

Ellen Bernard Thompson Pyle

Ellen Bernard Thompson Pyle

American illustrator

Wei Brian

Chinese entrepreneur

Edith Allen Phelps

Michael Baum

Michael Baum

American entrepreneur and investor

Nora Levin

American historian

William Boericke

American physician