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PhD candidates: Apply by January 1 to be considered for assistantships.
For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.
Applicants may only apply to one program. All documents submitted by you or on your behalf in support of this application for admission to Drexel University become the property of the University, and will under no circumstances be released to you or any other party. Please note, an application fee of $65 U.S. is required.
Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
International students: If you have already graduated from your previous institution at the time of your application, please email your graduation certificate(s) attached as PDF or Microsoft Word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRE test scores are required, minimum Quantitative 150 (650 on previous 800-point scale), Verbal 150 (450 on previous 800-point scale).
GRE Subject Test is required for PhD applicants to be considered for assistantships. The deadline to be considered for assistantships is January 1.
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).
The minimum IELTS band score is 7.0.
An essay is required for all applicants. Please specify the area or areas of specialization that most interest you and why you are interested in pursuing this interest at Drexel.
Submit your essay with your application or through the Discover Drexel portal after you submit your application.
Upload your résumé as part of your admission application or through the Discover Drexel Portal after you submit your application.
Two letters of recommendation are required. To electronically request recommendations, you must list your recommenders and their contact information on your application. You may request recommendations with your application or through the Discover Drexel portal after you submit your application.
We advise that you follow up with your recommenders to ensure they received your recommendation request — they may need to check their junk mail folder. Additionally, it is your responsibility to confirm that your recommenders will submit letters by your application deadline and follow up with recommenders who have not completed their recommendations.
A GPA of 3.0 or better from undergraduate coursework is required.