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Conditional Admission Programs

The English Language Center offers both undergraduate and graduate conditional admission programs for students who meet Drexel University academic requirements but do not have sufficient language skills. We also offer Bridge Programs to other Philadelphia-area institutions that will waive the TOEFL / IELTS requirement for students seeking conditional admission.

Bridge Programs

Drexel ELC has partnership agreements with Philadelphia area institutions that offer conditional admission for graduate, undergraduate, and associate’s degree programs. Students can apply for conditional admission at a partner institution prior to or during enrollment at Drexel ELC.

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Undergraduate Conditional Admission

Drexel International Gateway

Gateway is a conditional admission program for international students who are academically qualified for undergraduate admission to Drexel, but have not scored high enough on English assessment scores (TOEFL or IELTS). Students who successfully complete the Gateway program can gain full admission to Drexel University.

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University Preparation Program (UPREP)

UPREP is a summer preparation program for international undergraduate students that have received an acceptance letter to Drexel University. Admission to the University Preparation Program is by direct application to Drexel University Admissions only.

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Graduate Conditional Admission

Drexel Graduate Preparation

Drexel Graduate Preparation a summer program for academically qualified international master's degree students who need to improve their English language proficiency. Admission to this program is by direct application to Drexel University Graduate Admissions only.

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