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Education is a community endeavor - our student community, corporate & research partners, alumni, and co-op employers are vital pieces of our design. Learn more about becoming part of the experience.

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Amplify Your Impact With Drexel Co-op

From being able to test-drive future career options to shaping the future of their industries — all while still in school — Drexel Co-op provides guided and supported experiences that enable students to expand their professional networks and start making an impact right away.


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Experiential education is embedded into everything we do.

Highlighted by our world-renowned cooperative education program, students gain professional employment experience, learn in the field, then bring that insight back — shaping our academic experiences and lettijng students discover what they love to do before graduation.


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When the world changes, Drexel University is part of the conversation.

But breaking news is only part of the Drexel story. Drexel students, faculty and alumni are breaking barriers and driving change around the world. Drexel sees frequent coverage from broadcast news sources on research breakthroughs and more – this video contains highlights from 2022 – 2023.

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Experiments at the Edge of the Metaverse

The unique research that goes on inside Drexel's virtual reality and immersive media labs is unreal. Virtual reality company Hyperreal Digital Inc. collaborates with Drexel's Animation Capture & Effects Lab on the creation of synthetic human actors used in metaverse advertising by brands like PepsiCo.


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By embracing experiential education, Drexel combines academic rigor with a transformative cooperative education program, creating a practical yet extraordinary differentiator. Positioning students alongside expert faculty and professionals inspires intellectual exploration and yields concrete results for the greater good.


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Our Dragons are always on the move and ready to take on any challenge.

No matter where the playing field may be — whether it's a classroom, a laboratory, or a jam-packed sporting arena — Drexel Dragons are ready to put their signature drive and determination on full display and push their way to victory.

How can we prepare our nursing students for the worst?

Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions Disaster Simulation program presents students with an emergency situation and requires them to respond in real-time – preparing students to meet the next challenge before it even happens.

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The Value of Drexel

Drexel's unique experiential approach yields concrete positive outcomes. Students entering the professional world or pursuing graduate education are able to leverage the skills and knowledge developed from their undergraduate experiences – building their own pathway to success.


97% of Drexel University 2022 graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate or professional education.


94% of Drexel University 2022 graduates working full-time were satisfied with their position.


87% of Drexel University 2022 graduates working full-time are working in professions that are closely or somewhat related to their field of study at Drexel.


Drexel University graduates earn 10% above the national average.

Top 50

Drexel is ranked in the top 50 private institutions in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Top 60

Drexel was recognized as one of the top 60 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. by Wall Street Journal/College Pulse.

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We are asking you to be a part of this: to learn with us, to discover with us, to partner with us. Today's world demands more from higher education, and Drexel is redefining what a university — and all those looking to apply knowledge in new and meaningful ways — can achieve.

There is a community here for you, and we're ready to build a better tomorrow.