Outcomes and Value
A college education is an investment. Drexel’s unique approach to learning yields solid returns.
While Drexel Dragons may hail from around the globe, they share an important distinction — each graduates ready to make an impact. Regardless of whether they choose to enter the professional world or to continue on to graduate education, our students are able to leverage the skills, knowledge, and experiences gained throughout their time as undergraduates to build their own pathway to success.
One-Year-Out Alumni Survey, graduating class of 20211
On Co-op at Drexel
Co-op employment records for 2021–22
unique employers that hired co-op students.
total students employed.
gross median six-month salary for undergraduate co-op positions that are both full-time and paid. More than 80% of all co-op positions are paid by the employer.
of co-op participants working full-time had received a job offer from a former co-op employer.1
of Drexel Co-op students were employed during the academic year.
Geographic Distribution of Co-op Student Experiences
Reputation and Return on Investment
average full-time annual salary of a Drexel graduate one year after graduation.1
Alumni Success Stories
Footnotes referenced in the infographic on data sources:
- Report for spring 2021 Senior Exit and One-Year-Out Alumni Surveys for those completing a bachelor’s degree. Data reflect responses to One-Year-Out Alumni Survey with an effective knowledge rate of 54.2% and Senior Exit Survey, with an effective knowledge rate of 91%. Non-respondents to the One-Year-Out Alumni Survey that indicated affirmative plans for employment or graduate school (hired by a specific company or accepted to and planning to enroll in a specific graduate school) in the Graduating Senior Exit Survey are reflected in these results.
- National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) September 2022 Salary Survey.
- Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, 2020.
- "College Scorecard." College Scorecard. U.S. Department of Education, 2022.