Embark on a journey as unique as you are.

Our Dragons love sharing how Drexel has helped them to explore their interests and discover the heights they can achieve. Hear some of our students discuss how their Drexel experience has prepared them for success.
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Kristen (College of Arts and Sciences) explains how living in the vibrant city of Philadelphia has enhanced her education and co-op experiences, preparing her for her future in a way she never imagined.
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Watch "Exploring by Design" to see how Alexis China discovered all the opportunities available to support her academic, professional, and social pursuits at Drexel.

Watch "Built for Discovery" to hear how Tauheed Baukman is maximizing his co-op and research experiences to prepare himself for success after graduation.

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Halima (College of Computing & Informatics) details the resources provided by the Steinbright Career Development Center, which took her on a journey across the U.S. and to Germany — and ended with a job offer from Google.

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Drexel’s cooperative education program is more than just an internship. Learn how student Jacky Liang’s unique co-op experiences in Philadelphia and Shanghai have given him potential opportunities at global leaders such as Google, Facebook, and Apple.
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Jake (Westphal College of Media Arts & Design) describes the reasons Drexel University was his first-choice school, and how in his time here he has developed a strong bond to the campus, the faculty, and the city he now calls home.

Sharpen your sense of what's really important to you.

Ask yourself: What is it that you’re looking for out of college? Is it engaging in intellectual discussions, contributing to cutting-edge research, building a skillset to take into the workplace, or joining a close-knit community? You'll find all of this and more at Drexel; take a closer look and see what we're all about.

Life at Drexel is about getting involved, doing more, and fully living the college experience. This is a vibrant place full of opportunity. A place for all students to take on any challenge while having the freedom to be themselves. Because community can't wait.

The City of Brotherly Love and the home of Drexel University, Philadelphia is known for its cultural diversity, rich history, and passionate residents. At the heart of Philly is a sense of humanity and the idea that there is always room for change, innovation, and expanding the boundaries of what we can achieve.

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Drexel is committed to ensuring that all incoming transfer students experience a transfer process that is seamless and comfortable, and that they enter a community that already feels like home. After all, a transfer student’s DNA and Drexel’s DNA are the perfect match: both know the importance of learning through experience.

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Each year, Drexel's Campus Activities Board (CAB) coordinates a large-scale, on-campus concert event. See how students work together to make it happen while making memories that will last a lifetime.

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No matter who you are or where you're from, all of us at Drexel are excited to welcome you as one of our own. Hear from some of our students about what it's like to join such a welcoming and thriving collegiate community.

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Much like Philadelphia — the city we call home — Drexel has a personality all its own. Take a quick look at life on our campus and imagine what you could achieve with one of the nation's largest and unique cities right outside your door.

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Our diverse faculty, staff, and students are committed to finding new and innovative solutions to 21st-century challenges using advanced research techniques. Learn more about how our unique approach to research is leading to new discoveries that will shape tomorrow.

With engaging classes, our renowned co-op program, and the chance to take an active role in your collegiate experience, Drexel offers everything you need to follow your own path. Check out how our Dragons put it all together to discover who they really are and what's really important to them.

Imagine the possibilities and picture all that you could achieve.

What's it really like to be a Dragon? Find out with PaperClip, a collection of stories and firsthand accounts written by our students. From tales of co-op experiences and studying abroad to community service ventures and starting their own businesses, our Dragons are eager to share their experiences. Here are just a few.

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In the winter of my pre-Junior year, I committed to completing Drexel’s BS/MS program with the goal of earning my Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a concentration in structures.
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Coming to Drexel University was one of the best decisions I have ever made.

Push beyond the norm and challenge every convention.

Drexel students and their professors are thinking big and achieving new heights. Here are just a few ways our Dragons are making a real impact in the world around them.

Product design major Troy Hudson has invented a new form of light therapy treatment for those suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
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Professor Wei Sun, PhD, and his team of students use 3D printing to better understand cancer's growth process.
Through her co-op experience, Amelia Quazi had the opportunity to grow professionally and develop a specialized skillset that will help her succeed — while making strong connections with prominent leaders in her field.
Collin Cavote serves up a big idea in small packages. While at Drexel, Collin created Biome, a miniature biowall that can purify air in a home or office.

Get an insider's perspective and idea of what's in store.

From helpful hints about co-op to a preview of life on campus and in Philadelphia, our Admissions Blog gives you a behind-the-scenes look at Drexel from those who know it best — the students, faculty, and staff who call Drexel home. Check out a few of our recent entries.

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Through one of his Honors courses, Albert Hanan (College of Engineering) got to examine one of the city's most historic icons — City Hall — from perspectives most Philly residents have only seen in photos.
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Admissions Counselor Kevin Murray provides valuable insights that illustrate some of the vast differences between Drexel Co-op and a standard internship while explaining how this renowned program helps students discover the career path that’s right for them.
From the parks and green spaces to the food and notable attractions, Annie Doren (College of Nursing and Health Professions) has found that Philly is an amazing place for fun, adventure, and exploration.

Find expert advice to guide you through the details.

Whether it be about the application process, securing financial aid, or how our co-op program works — Drexel has a dedicated team of counselors, advisors, and staff who will help you find the information you need. Check out these videos, which may answer some initial questions you may have.

Ready to Apply.

Students applying for first-year admission are offered the choice of applying via three admission plans: Early Decision, Early Action, or Regular Decision. Learn more about each option and the steps you'll need to take to complete the application process.

Drexel Wants to Help.

When applying to the University, you'll want to make sure you take all of the necessary steps to ensure that you're considered for as much financial aid as possible. This quick breakdown explains how to maximize your eligibility for Drexel need-based grant funding, as well as federal and state grants and loans.


You know that co-op is a signature aspect of the Drexel experience, but what exactly is it and how does it affect a student's academic schedule? Check out this easy-to-understand explainer video to find out.

Put it all together and turn your aspirations into reality.

In laboratories, studios, boardrooms, and production hubs across the globe, Drexel Dragons continue to build upon a legacy of innovation and success. Here are just a few of our alumni who are leveraging all that they've learned to make an impact in their chosen fields.

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Jeffrey Stockbridge's photography is as much social commentary as it is art. Watch "Every Picture Tells a Story" to see how he uses the artistic skills sharpened at Drexel to bring awareness to the opioid crisis.

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Jim Bean's postgraduate experiences have ranged from executive at Apple to wine entrepreneur. Watch "Jim Bean – A Crazy One" to learn how a Drexel education helped shape his journey.
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By dismissing preconceptions and maximizing every opportunity that came her way, Chris McKendry (College of Arts and Sciences, '91) built a trailblazing career that saw her rise to become one of the most influential and respected journalists at ESPN.
If you can't visit Drexel in person, our Virtual Tour will allow you to see it all.
A visit to Drexel University is a great way to see if Drexel is the right place for you.