Nomination and Application
Nominate a Student
All exchange students must be nominated by their home institution to participate in the exchange program. Institutions who nominate must have an exchange agreement with Drexel. Nomination forms are available approximately a month before nomination deadlines. Forms are available through a survey link that is sent out through e-mail.
- Minimum GPA: 3.0
- English Language Proficiency test*:
- TOEFL iBT - 80
- IELTS - 6.5
- TOEFL CBT - 214
- TOEFL PBT - 550
- Cambridge - 180
*Not applicable for Universities in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, & Singapore
Please note that Drexel does not accept TOEFL ITP.
If a student has been nominated, they will receive instructions via email about completing the online application once the nomination deadline has passed. The following application materials will be required:
- Official Transcript
- Passport copy
- Inbound Exchange Application Form
- Official English proficiency scores (if applicable)
- Preliminary course selections
- Undergraduates: At least 50% of these courses should be in your Drexel college/school
- Graduates: 100% of these courses should be in your Drexel major/program
- Portfolio (if applicable)
If a student is accepted to Drexel, they will then be required to submit the following materials when prompted:
- J-1 Student form
- Financial support documentation
- Must prove AT LEAST $6,410 per term
- Must be in English
All materials must be submitted by their assigned deadlines.
If you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com.
Deadlines for Academic Year 2022-23
| Nomination Deadline
| Application Deadline
(all pre-acceptance materials received from student)
| Fall Start (September)
*Kline School of Law students start in August
| April 1
|| April 30
| Winter Start (January)
|| September 1
| Spring Start (March)*
*Extensions will be granted for Spring quarter nominations and applications if necessary
*Graduate-level and Westphal applicants are strongly encouraged to submit complete application as early as possible.