Which application service do I use?
Do I need work experience for the MPH program?
The MPH program does not require work experience. Your classmates will have a mix of varied experiences. Most students have at least 1-2 years of work experience, while others have more extensive work experience.
The hybrid Executive MPH program is the only MPH program with a work requirement. Students must have a minimum of 3 years of professional work experience (in any setting) prior to enrolling.
What standardized test do I need to take?
Does it cost anything to apply?
Can I request an application fee waiver?
We do not collect the fees for the application. The fees are collected directly by SOPHAS. SOPHAS has a limited number of fee waivers for applicants who meet their financial, service, or international based criteria. For more information, please visit the SOPHAS Applicant Help Center and contact them directly.
Can I apply to more than one degree program?
No. We only allow one program designation. If the review committee recommends you for a different program, the Admissions Office will contact you directly.
How do I send my transcripts or academic records?
For applicants submitting their application through SOPHAS: Submit official transcripts electronically (preferred) or through the mail. Consult the SOPHAS Applicant Help Center for more information on submitting transcripts.
For applicants submitting their application through Drexel University Online: Submit official transcripts electronically to email@example.com or by mail to:
By Postal Mail:
PO Box 34789
Philadelphia, PA 19101
By Express Courier (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.):
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876
How do I receive transfer credit for a course from another institution?
For guidance on how to receive transfer credit as an undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral student, visit our Transfer Credit Policies page.
When will I receive an application decision?
Do you offer scholarships?
Masters programs: Applicants to the full-time on-campus MPH and MS programs are eligible for scholarships at the time of application as well as other scholarships once enrolled. Historically, more than 92 percent of full-time masters students receive some type of scholarship funding.
Applicants to the online MPH and MS programs are eligible to receive a 25% tuition discount. Additional special tuition rates are also available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
Doctoral programs: Full-time doctoral students typically receive some type of tuition funding or a stipend. Historically, 95 percent of PhD students receive tuition remission, stipend, and health insurance.
Undergraduate programs: Drexel offers undergraduate scholarships based on both merit and for students with various associations.
Visit Scholarships for more information
In addition, need-based aid is available in the form of grants, loans, and work-study. Please visit Drexel Central for more information on financial aid.