Facts and Figures

Students

Summary 2018-19

  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,500+
  • BS Degrees Granted: 667
  • MS Degrees Granted: 267
  • Doctoral Degrees Granted: 47

Enrollment Headcount Fall 2019

Undergraduate Major Fall 2019 
Architectural Engineering 146
Chemical Engineering 389
Civil Engineering 249
Computer Engineering 371
Construction Management 103
Electrical Engineering 326
Engineering (General) 12
Engineering Technology 132
Environmental Engineering 94
Materials Science and Engineering 99
Mechanical Engineering 941
Undecided 65
Total enrollment 2936

Bachelors Degrees Award 2018-19

Program/Major BS Degrees
Architectural Engineering 41
Chemical Engineering 80
Civil Engineering 81
Computer Engineering 63
Construction Management  26
Electrical Engineering 98
Engineering (General) 8
Engineering Technology 11
Environmental Engineering 15
Materials Science and Engineering 24
Mechanical Engineering 220
Total Bachelors degrees awarded 667

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).