College Deliberately: Drexel University

Drexel University is a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, character and career located in the city of Philadelphia, PA. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Medicine and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

Drexel University

place 3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
phone Phone: (215) 895-2000
web Web: https://drexel.edu
  • Drexel University is also known as:
    Drexel University, Drexel


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Drexel University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1927-07-01 2022-01-01
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Student Centeredness

2.3 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Drexel University is in NCAA Division I without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Rowing Men’s 68
Rowing Women’s 59
Lacrosse Men’s 47

The complete list of sports at Drexel University is available for members.

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Tuition for Drexel University is in the 97.8 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.

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