Prospective Undergraduate Students

Prospective Undergraduate Students

Welcome! We are excited to help you explore what life is like for Drexel Dragons Visit the undergraduate admissions website for ways to get to know and visit with us.

We are pleased you want to make Drexel’s College of Engineering a part of your future. You are applying a rigorous, rewarding, and highly respected engineering program that is an anchor of the Drexel University academic system. An education here will give you access to advances in technology and emerging fields while you gain a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of your discipline.

The College of Engineering departments deliver more than 20 areas of study. You will find an area of interest, or more than one, that will help you refine your course of study. Accelerated degrees that include a master’s are available to qualified students and in specific departments.

Recommended requirements for admission to the College of Engineering are one year of physics with a lab, one year of chemistry with a lab, and four years of mathematics (algebra I, algebra II, geometry/trigonometry, and pre-calculus).

If you have taken AP exams and have earned a score of four and above, you may be able to receive course credit. A score of five is needed to receive credit for either of the two AP Physics exams. For more information about transferring AP exam credit or other college credits, please contact the college's Undergraduate Advising Center.

The College of Engineering uses the Common Application. We offer Early Decision, with all application materials due on November 1; Early Action, with all application materials due on November 1; and Regular Decision, with all application materials due on January 15. There are some exceptions, so check with individual departments within the College or contact us with questions.

Our Admissions Office handles all undergraduate admissions, and will provide you with information on the application process, prerequisites, deadlines, the co-op program, tuition and financing, and other admission details for full-time undergraduates.

For general inquiries for the College of Engineering, email coe.outreach@drexel.edu.

Students with faculty member
What makes Drexel's College of Engineering special? Watch this video to learn more.

Financial Aid

A myriad of scholarships and fellowships are available for undergraduates, ranging from need-based to merit-based, from paying for textbooks to funding your entire education. Scholarship opportunities are available within Drexel and within specific CoE departments, as well as externally. Drexel Central has a list of grants and scholarships available. Discounted tuition rates are available for alumni, military, and partner organizations.

Visit Drexel Central

College Highlights

Want a little more information on what the College of Engineering has been up to lately and why we have a reputation for excellence? View a downloadable, interactive PDF of our most recent Dean’s Highlights brochure featuring details on CoE research, degree statistics, corporate partnerships, and co-op students.

View Highlights

Experiential Learning & Co-op

Cooperative education at Drexel enables undergraduate students to balance classroom theory with practical, hands-on experience prior to graduation.

Learn More
Matt Wiese ’18, a mechanical engineering B.S./M.S. junior, spent a six-month co-op at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center research lab helping to design ground-support equipment. Cooperative education enables students to balance theory with practical experience.

Co-op Experiences

Matt Wiese ’18, a mechanical engineering B.S./M.S. junior, spent a six-month co-op at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center research lab helping to design ground-support equipment. Cooperative education enables students to balance theory with practical experience.

Read More
What does a co-op student do all day? What are the tasks assigned? And what time is lunch? Meet Maria Natalia Noriega Pedraza, who completed a dual-program co-op in France and in Germany, and learn what our co-ops do during their eight-hour shifts.

A Day in the Life of a Co-op

What does a co-op student do all day? What are the tasks assigned? And what time is lunch? Meet Maria Natalia Noriega Pedraza, who completed a dual-program co-op in France and in Germany, and learn what our co-ops do during their eight-hour shifts.

Read More