Drexel University is a comprehensive private research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1891 and ranked within the top 60 of private universities in the United States, Drexel has a tradition of being an innovator in higher education — integrating advanced technology and experiential learning into its curriculum. 
As an R1 research institution and offering 100+ undergraduate majors and even more minors, Drexel's unique model combines world-class academics with real-world applications and includes one of the most extensive cooperative education programs in the United States. The Drexel Co-op program allows students to explore potential careers while gaining up to 18 months of professional work experience before graduation, featuring 1,938 employers across 33 states and 21 countries. The majority of these co-ops are full-time and paid, and those that are both carry a median six-month salary of over $20,000.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Culinary
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
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PO Box 34789
Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 237-3935; 1-215-895-2400 (International)