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The Value of Drexel

A college education is an investment. Drexel’s unique approach to learning yields solid returns.

Drexel Graduates:

One-Year-Out Alumni Survey, graduating class of 20191

94%

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of Drexel undergraduates are working or enrolled in graduate or professional education.

63 of job applicants had at least one job offer upon graduation.

90.8 of co-op participants indicated that they were very satisfied or satisfied with their co-op experience

90 of those working full-time are working in professions that are closely or somewhat related to their field of study at Drexel.

ON CO-OP AT DREXEL:

Co-op employment records for 2018–19

Drexel has 1650 unique employers that hired co-op students.

5098 total students employed.

46.6%

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of co-op participants working full-time had received a job offer from a former co-op employer.1

85.6%

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of Drexel Co-op students were employed during the academic year.

19760 gross median six-month salary for a paid co-op.

Geographic Distribution of Co-Op Student Experiences

Pennsylvania
3,972
New Jersey
465
New York
191
California
108
Delaware
100
Maryland
62
Massachusetts
20
Other States
117
Other Countries (such as Vietnam, Greece, Ireland, Australia, and Singapore)
135

Select Co-Op Employers

  • ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
  • AMAZON
  • APPLE
  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA
  • CHUBB (formerly ACE USA)
  • COMCAST CORPORATION
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY
  • ESTEE LAUDER/NORTHTEC
  • EXELON
  • FMC CORPORATION
  • GOLDMAN SACHS & CO.
  • GOOGLE
  • HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
  • INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS
  • JOHNSON & JOHNSON
  • JPMORGAN CHASE & Co.
  • LOCKHEED MARTIN
  • MERCK
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • NAVSEA
  • PHILADELPHIA WATER DEPARTMENT
  • PJM INTERCONNECTION LLC
  • PUBLICIS HEALTH
  • SAP AMERICA
  • SUSQUEHANNA INT'L GROUP LLP
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
  • VANGUARD GROUP

One year after graduation:

Drexel graduates earn 15 above the national average.2

62710 average full-time annual salary of a Drexel graduate one year after graduation.1

Reputation:

Ranked in top 100 universities for lifetime earnings.3

Within Pennsylvania, Drexel University ranks
8 out of 122
predominantly bachelor’s or above degree-granting institutions in terms of median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry.4

Footnotes referenced in the infographic on data sources:

  1. Report for spring 2019 Senior Exit and One-Year-Out Alumni Surveys for those completing a bachelor’s degree. Data reflect responses to One-Year-Out Alumni Survey and Senior Exit Survey with an effective knowledge rate of 58.2%. 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.
  2. National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) September 2019 Salary Survey.
  3. Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019. https://cew.georgetown.edu/cew-reports/collegeroi/
  4. "College Scorecard." College Scorecard. U.S. Department of Education, 2020.
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