Congratulations on your admission to Drexel University! This is a time of celebration and an opportunity to prepare for what comes next — and in times like these, focusing on what’s next is more important than ever before. You have been waiting for your chance to bring a new vision to the world and shape a brighter tomorrow. That opportunity begins now.
Although you cannot yet be with us on campus, we want you to know how proud we are to officially welcome you as a Drexel Dragon, and how much we look forward to seeing the amazing things you will accomplish here. In the meantime, we’ve built this Admitted Student Virtual Experience to show you how at Drexel, you’ll find the knowledge, guidance, and direction that will allow you to push beyond all expectations and turn your aspiration into achievement. We encourage you to return often, as this virtual experience is a living, breathing exploration of what makes this such an amazing place; we are always adding new videos, stories, and more...you never know what new and exciting things you’ll find!
Again, we welcome you to Drexel. You’re ready for what comes next. Because the moment can’t wait.
The Value of Drexel
An important way to measure the value of a Drexel degree is by the success of our graduates. Drexel grads earn $62,710 in average full-time annual salary one year after graduation.
Graduates working or enrolled in graduate or professional education
Graduates whose full-time work relates to their field of study
Satisfied graduates working full-time
*Data from alumni one-year-out survey, 2019.
Drexel’s cooperative education program allows our Dragons to gain the professional experience they need to succeed within their chosen fields after graduation. Through Drexel Co-op, students can gain up to three six-month, full-time professional work experiences. Even better, they can earn a salary while doing so, as over 80% of positions are paid and carry a gross median six-month salary of over $18,000.
See the Complete Value of Drexel
Preparing for a Changing World: Co‑op is the Future of Work
Over 125 years ago, Drexel University's founder, Anthony J. Drexel, had a vision to create an institution that would empower every student to graduate from Drexel ready to begin their career. Drexel Co-op allows us to meet this
challenge. This innovative program prepares our Dragons to meet the challenges of the modern workplace by allowing them to learn within it. Through co-op, students gain up to 18 months of résumé-enhancing
experience working alongside industry professionals and test-drive career options – all before graduation.
Learn More About Co‑op
Learn more about Drexel’s innovative cooperative education program and its important role in our unique model of experiential education.
Steinbright: The Co-op Employer View
With the help of our employer partners, the Steinbright Career Development Center is able to produce exceptional results and experiences for Drexel students.
This Is Experiential Education
Cooperative education sets Drexel apart from other universities, allowing students to learn alongside experts in their fields and carry their new insight back to the classroom.
Since 1919, Drexel's world-renowned cooperative education (co-op) program has prepared our students for the future. Drexel Co-op provides professional employment experience, giving students the opportunity to explore and
build a career before they enter the workforce.
A City of Brotherly Love: Philadelphia
Philadelphia — the city we proudly call home — is a town full of energy, excitement, and opportunity that allows our students to explore the world.
An Environment Built to Inspire
Prepare to join a collaborative, supportive, and dedicated community of thinkers and achievers.
Jarod and Bella's Residence Hall Tour
Join Jarod and Bella, two of our student ambassadors, for a detailed walkthrough of Drexel’s residential experience.
Briana’s Drexel Campus Tour
Join Briana, one of our student ambassadors, for a quick walk through some of Drexel’s most prominent on-campus locations.
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Ambition Can't Wait
“I know the world is going to change, and therefore, the University must change with it.”
— Anthony J. Drexel, Founder