Facts and Figures

Students

Summary 2019-20

  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,400+
  • BS Degrees Granted: 580
  • MS Degrees Granted: 244
  • Doctoral Degrees Granted: 41

Enrollment Headcount Fall 2020

Undergraduate Major Fall 2020 
Architectural Engineering 148
Chemical Engineering 335
Civil Engineering 238
Computer Engineering 337
Construction Management 106
Electrical Engineering 301
Engineering (General) 3
Engineering Technology 126
Environmental Engineering 95
Materials Science and Engineering 96
Mechanical Engineering 877
Undecided 52
Total enrollment 2720

Bachelors Degrees Award 2019-20

Program/Major BS Degrees
Architectural Engineering 19
Chemical Engineering 77
Civil Engineering 51
Computer Engineering 83
Construction Management  19
Electrical Engineering 78
Engineering (General) 6
Engineering Technology 21
Environmental Engineering 21
Materials Science and Engineering 24
Mechanical Engineering 181
Total Bachelors degrees awarded 580

College Highlights

  • Drexel Engineering is the largest private engineering college in the nation according to undergraduate class size.
  • Drexel University was one of the first traditional universities to offer a fully-online, accredited master's degree and require all students to have personal computers.
  • The College of Engineering is among 120 engineering schools across the nation participating in the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century.
  • In the US News & World Report survey of the Best Graduate Schools 2021, the College of Engineering moved up to be ranked at 74. Individually, the college’s seven departments all landed in the nation’s top 50th percentile of graduate programs: Materials Science and Engineering (36 of 111); Environmental Engineering (42 of 97); Mechanical Engineering (65 of 179) ; Civil Engineering (46 of 151); Chemical Engineering (53 of 125); Computer Engineering (58 of 149); and Electrical Engineering (68 of 185).