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Admitted Students

WELCOME TO THE CHARLES D. CLOSE SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, NEW DRAGONS!

We are so excited to welcome all our admitted students as members of our innovative community. As an admitted student, we understand you may have many questions before and after confirming your enrollment. We are here to help in any way we can.

 

We would like to invite you to participate in an exclusive virtual experience on the This Is Your Moment website. The website hosts hundreds of videos, a virtual campus tour, live chat opportunities, student testimonials, and so much more! You can also check out a virtual tour of the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, our very-own student and alumni startup incubator. Drexel University is once again offering campus tours for incoming students. If you would like to visit campus before you begin your studies, you may register for a campus visit here

 

Undergraduate Incoming Student Events

Virtual Hangouts with the Charles D. Close School

These Zoom sessions will provide you with an opportunity to speak with current student in the Charles D. Close School, engage with other incoming students, and learn more about how an entrepreneurship education here at Drexel University will help you achieve your academic and professional goals. 

 

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET - Register

Monday, August 30, 2021 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET - Register

 

Admitted Students Frequently Asked Questions

Who can I contact if have questions?

If you have questions regarding your admission to the Drexel University Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, please contact Chuck Sacco at cns322@drexel.eduu.

Are there online or virtual events that I can attend?

For Undergraduate Students, information about admitted student chats and virtual tours can be found on Drexel's Admitted Students website, drexel.edu/moment. For Graduate Students, Drexel Admissions will be hosting One-on-One Chats to answer your questions. You may also check out Drexel University Online’s events calendar for additional online or live events

Please check out this page for more info: Events Calendar

How can I virtually tour the campus and explore the Charles D. Close School facilities?

Learn more about Drexel University’s campus by viewing our Virtual Tour

Check out the amenities and resources available at the Baiada Institute here. For a virtual tour of Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, please check out this video.

How can I find out more about the curriculum in my major?

For more information regarding the Charles D. Close School’s required courses and curriculum for all of our Undergraduate majors, visit the Course Catalog.

For more information regarding the Charles D. Close School’s required courses and curriculum for our Graduate major, visit the Course Catalog.

What is Drexel Co-op?

Drexel Cooperative Education (Co-op) is a renowned collegiate program and the essence of the Drexel Difference. Charles D. Close School students spend a minimum of six months (two terms) to eighteen months (six terms), working in positions that allow them to apply classroom skills to hands-on experience within their chosen professions. Co-op affords the opportunity to learn about a specific career path and to work with other professionals to acquire skills and experience that ultimately set Drexel graduates apart from graduates of traditional academic settings.

What are the Co-op options for Charles D. Close School students?

Students enrolled in the Charles D. Close School have a variety of options to complete their co-ops. Students can select from the following degree options:

  • 5 year, 3 Co-op
  • 4 year, 1 Co-op
  • 4 year, no Co-op
  • 3 year, no Co-op

For examples of co-op experiences held by Close School students, please visit the Co-op Fast Facts by College page. Students have worked in various industries ranging from marketing, consulting, design, sustainability, non-profits, start-ups and more. In addition to the traditional co-op experience, students from any major can apply to the Entrepreneurship Co-op, where you can earn $15,000 to start your own business. We recommend reaching out to Chuck Sacco cns322@drexel.edu if you have specific questions.

Who do I contact if I am a transfer student to the Charles D. Close School?

Please reach out to Chuck Sacco at cns322@drexel.edu.

What is the 3-year degree program?

The three-year degree in entrepreneurship and innovation offered by the Close School is rigorous and sustains all the standards of our four-year and five-year degree programs. It is a degree that is particularly appealing to the student who is determined, disciplined, and goal oriented – as we find that many entrepreneurship students are. Students who select the three-year degree will complete eleven terms of classes, including a hands-on practicum experience. There are no co-ops for this degree option. For further questions on the three-year degree program and to better understand the differences in our degree offerings, please contact Senior Academic Advisor, Rita Berson at rk25@drexel.edu.

How can I confirm my enrollment for Fall 2021?

Please follow the steps listed on Drexel's Admitted Student Resource webpage.