Global R1-level Research University, Experiential Learning Leader
Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.
Drexel University fulfills its founder's vision of preparing each new generation of students for productive professional and civic lives while also focusing the University's collective expertise on solving society's greatest problems. Drexel is an academically comprehensive and globally engaged urban research university, dedicated to advancing knowledge and society and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education, enriched by the nation's premier cooperative education program.
Drexel has built its global reputation on core achievements that include Drexel co-op, history, and research.
Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel now engages with students and communities around the world.
- Three Philadelphia campuses and other regional sites.
- The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the nation’s oldest major natural science museum and research organization.
- International research partnerships, including China and Israel.
- Drexel Online Education, one of the first and most successful providers of online degree programs.