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Colleges / Drexel University

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate83%

About Drexel

Drexel University is a private, nonprofit university in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Drexel was founded in 1891. The university enrolls around 23,170 students per year, including 14,320 undergraduates.

Drexel Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Drexel. The acceptance rate at Drexel is 83%. In 2022, 28,522 out of 34,519 total applicants were accepted.

Drexel University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 37%

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College Info

3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-2875

Campus Setting: Urban

Drexel Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Drexel is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Drexel is Continuous processing.

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Drexel SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1210 - 1400


Math SAT Range

610 - 720


Reading SAT Range

600 - 690

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Wondering what life at Drexel is like? There are approximately 23,170 students enrolled at Drexel, including 14,320 undergraduate students and 8,850 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 50% percent are from PA and 50% percent of students are from other states.


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