Facts and Figures

Students

Summary 2017-18

  • Total Students Enrolled: 3,900+
  • BS Degrees Granted: 691
  • MS Degrees Granted: 291
  • Doctoral Degrees Granted: 48

Enrollment Headcount Fall 2018

Undergraduate Major Fall 2018 
Architectural Engineering 148
Chemical Engineering 406
Civil Engineering 288
Computer Engineering 375
Construction Management 102
Electrical Engineering 380
Engineering (General) 33
Engineering Technology 124
Environmental Engineering 91
Materials Science and Engineering 121
Mechanical Engineering 972
Undecided 97
Total enrollment 3137

Bachelors Degrees Award 2017-18

Program/Major BS Degrees
Architectural Engineering 47
Chemical Engineering 87
Civil Engineering 72
Computer Engineering 79
Construction Management  26
Electrical Engineering 90
Engineering (General) 13
Engineering Technology 28
Environmental Engineering 12
Materials Science and Engineering 31
Mechanical Engineering 205
Property Management  1
Total Bachelors degrees awarded 691

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 2020, the College of Engineering moved up to be ranked at 75. Individually, the college’s seven departments all landed in the nation’s top 50th percentile of graduate programs: Materials Science and Engineering (37 of 111); Environmental Engineering (40 of 99); Mechanical Engineering (52 of 181) ; Civil Engineering (53 of 152); Chemical Engineering (56 of 127); Computer Engineering (61 of 148); and Electrical Engineering (62 of 186).