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Software Engineering

College of Computing & Informatics


  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Information Science
Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MSSEFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia, Online

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program


Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
U.S. StudentsAug. 15N/AMar. 9N/A
International StudentsAug. 15N/ANov. 15N/A

International Students: Consideration for a term other than fall or spring requires special permission from the academic department prior to application.


For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel.

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  • Transcripts

    Provide transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    GRE test scores are required; minimum score varies.

    TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 100/600/250). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores (minimum Overall Band Score: 7.0).

  • Essay

    Please write approximately 500 words explaining your reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interest, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

    Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Two letters of recommendation are required. Use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form to submit your recommendation letters.

  • Mailing Addresses
    • By Postal Mail
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      PO Box 34789
      Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
    • By Express Courier
      (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      3141 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

Online Program

Please refer to Drexel University Online for application requirements and deadlines.

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