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Frequently Asked Questions

You are eligible as long as you received your associate degree from an eligible community college or 2-year institution. Please Request More Information to confirm your school is eligible. Please note that if you earn a bachelor's degree at any point, you will not be eligible for The Drexel Promise.

Yes, as long as you received your associate degree from an eligible community college or 2-year institution. Please Request More Information to confirm your school is eligible. Please note that if you earn a bachelor's degree at any point, you will not be eligible for The Drexel Promise.

No, only new transfer students starting in fall 2023 are able to be considered for The Drexel Promise. 

The only Drexel scholarship that may be combined with The Promise is the Phi Theta Kappa award, for students eligible to receive that award. Otherwise, The Drexel Promise is not able to be combined with any other University awards.

Institutional need-based awards are not able to be combined with The Drexel Promise; however, you may still be eligible for federal and state financial aid, provided you complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Yes, you must maintain full-time enrollment and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Yes, you are encouraged to apply prior to completing your associate degree. You will need to complete your associate degree and submit a final transcript prior to enrolling at Drexel.

Yes, as long as you received your associate degree from an eligible community college or 2-year institution. Please Request More Information to confirm your school is eligible. Please note that if you earn a bachelor’s degree at any point, you will not be eligible for The Drexel Promise.

No, an associate degree is required to be eligible for The Drexel Promise. However, you will be evaluated for other types of institutional aid, such as merit scholarships and need-based aid. We encourage you to submit the CSS Profile if you will not be completing your associate degree.