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Our founder believed that an education should not only be good, but good for something. That’s why for over 100 years, our unique model of experiential education has infused academics with the power of real world experience, allowing us to push the boundaries of what we can achieve. A place that encourages you to gain knowledge, but also to find new ways to turn that knowledge into action. Drexel turns ambitious thinkers into impassioned doers with advanced expertise who hold the potential to change everything.
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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.
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.
This bill, passed 235-189, bans race-based hair discrimination in employment and against those participating in federally assisted programs, housing programs and public accommodations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.