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Ambition Can't Wait

“Good things come to those who wait,” said no one who ever attended Drexel University. The world waits for no one, especially these days. So Drexel isn’t designed for waiting. We’re here to turn your ambition into achievement.

Our Students Our Stories

Our students prepare for the real world right now. Each student has an individualized academic experience, which means your time at Drexel will be unlike any other student here. And whether you’re taking classes on campus, online, or a combination of both, you can pursue your academic and professional goals in a way that best fits your schedule.

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Drexel University: Reimagine Research

See how faculty and students are reimagining research at Drexel University. Our Dragons are making a difference with a focus on changing the world to be a better place. Discover experiential learning.

The Pathway to Google

Halima Olapade (Class of 2016 – College of Computing & Informatics) learned valuable skills during her cooperative education preparation course, Co-op 101, and applied them on a journey across the U.S. and to Germany. With experience at SAP abroad and Microsoft here in the U.S., she accepted a job offer from Google.

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of co-op employers say they would consider rehiring their co-op student for a future co-op or full-time position.

Co-op Facts & Stats

At Drexel, you won’t just learn about career possibilities, you’ll experience them. Unlike most universities, Drexel takes students outside of the classroom. Our students participate in cooperative education (co-op for short) to get real-world experience in a profession, exploring future careers long before graduation. Students return to Drexel with unique insight that enhances the classroom dynamic in exciting and meaningful ways.

That means you won’t waste any time sitting on the sidelines. At Drexel, you’ll put your passions to work.

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Drexel co-op students are employed domestically and abroad.

Academics

Freshman Year Research Opportunities

Tauheed Baukman (Materials Science and Engineering) delved into research as a freshman through Drexel’s Students Tackling Advanced Research (STAR) Scholars program. Because of his STAR Scholars research mentors, Tauheed is able to focus on wearable technology and incorporating energy into smart textiles during hands-on experience from our cooperative education program.

Drexel challenges students to apply the knowledge and skill they gain in the classroom to practical situations.

Arts, Media & Design

Design your own future.

The field of art, media and design is notoriously hands-on. And at Drexel, you’ll learn to apply your ambition, put passion into action, and bring big ideas to life. Our faculty are prominent leaders in their fields—even more importantly, they’ll be your mentors. They’ll help you hone your technique and develop your thinking as a creative strategist. That means you’ll graduate prepared to be a creative leader in an ever-changing, competitive industry.

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Social Sciences, Humanities, Law & Education

Driven to do something more.

If you find the world fascinating, you’ll fit right in at Drexel. The world is an ever-changing place, and we can help you explore every aspect of it. We are the leaders of today and tomorrow. So take your curiosity and run with it. Get out there. Put your theories to the test. Don’t wait for tomorrow. Start making a difference today.

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Science, Biomedicine & Technology

Real-world research. Real-world results.

The world is complex, and the problems we face are far from easily solved. Luckily, at Drexel, you can start tackling those problems well before graduation. All of our programs expand upon cutting-edge advancements, and here you’ll get valuable experience in the real world. We believe you’re ready to solve the challenges our world faces. We believe you can become a leading expert in your field of study. You just need a place to help you get there.

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Engineering, Computing & Data Analytics

Engineer your own education.

College. It’s a time to ask questions of advanced faculty, delve into research alongside talented students and challenge your brain to solve complex problems. If you’re curious about the way things work, how everything functions, how those things relate to the real world, and how you can improve those interactions, Drexel will be a perfect fit for you.

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Medicine & Health Professions

Personal ambitions. Public good.

When it comes to health, best practice comes from true practice. So give your career a head start from the beginning. That’s exactly what you’ll get at Drexel. In every one of our programs, we’ll give you experience working within the local and global communities which will prepare you for your postgraduate plans. That means you can help—and change—the world around you as soon as possible.

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Business, Management & Entrepreneurship

Create your own opportunities.

If you’re interested in being a leader in the business world, you probably already understand the importance of research, development, creative testing and strategic execution. And that’s a valuable foundation. But it’s time to think bigger. It’s time to get real business experience. It’s time to tap into a vast network of professional connections. Are you ready to be a leader in the global marketplace? Before you graduate from Drexel, you will be.

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