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Anti-Racism Demographic Dashboard

The Anti-Racism Demographic Dashboard reflects the access, achievement and representation opportunities on which Drexel's Anti-Racism Task Force based their recommendations for the University. Using data from Tableau, the dashboard conveys racial demographic trends and breakdowns among undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and professional staff over the course of the past few years. We will continue to build out this dashboard with more data for the University to use as a reference and accountability measure as we review and monitor the progress of the implementation plans that are developed based on the Anti-Racism Task Force’s final recommendations.

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Student Recruitment

Full-Time, First Time, Undergraduate - Applicants

Full-Time, Graduate - Applicants

Full-Time, First Time, Undergraduate - Enrolled

Full-Time Graduate - Enrolled

Full-Time, First Time, Undergraduate - Applicants: Text Version

Full-time, First-time, Undergraduate Applicants
  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
White Applicants  11,225 10,954 11,416 11,813 11,323
African American/Black Applicants 3,264 3,185 3,507 3,834 3,770
Other Race/Ethnicity Applicants 14,043 14,315 15,319 16,177 16,144
White Admits 9,473 9,579 9,843 9,847 9,724
White Admit Rate 84.4% 87.4% 86.2% 83.4% 85.9%
African American/Black Admits 1,538  1,822 1,778  1,891 1,995
African American/Black Admit Rate 47.1% 57.2% 50.7% 49.3% 52.9%
Other Race/Ethnicity Admits 10,287 11,088 11,646 12,033 12,393
Other Race/Ethnicity Admit Rates 73.3% 77.5% 76.0% 74.4% 76.8%

Full-Time Graduates - Applicants: Text Version

Full-time Graduates - Applicants
  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
White Applicants  8,952 9,949 10,093 9,954 9,595
African American/Black Applicants 1,327 1,887 1,912 1,905 1,918
Other Race/Ethnicity Applicants 11,525 12,264 11,198 11,251 11,612
White Admits 1,485 1,743 1,976 1,812 1,868
White Admit Rate 16.6% 17.5% 19.6% 18.2% 19.5%
African American/Black Admits 239 288 350 313 425
African American/Black Admit Rate 18.0% 15.3% 18.3% 16.4% 22.2%
Other Race/Ethnicity Admits 2,984 2,619 2,409 2,203 2,591
Other Race/Ethnicity Admit Rates 25.9% 21.4% 21.5% 19.6% 22.3%

Full-Time, First-Time Undergraduates Enrolled: Text Version

Full-time, First-time Undergraduates Enrolled
  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
White Enrolled 1,161 1,679 1,672 1,516 1,126
White Yield Rate 12.3% 17.5% 17.0% 15.4% 11.6%
African American/Black Enrolled 151 194 175 167 141
African American/Black Yield Rate 9.8% 10.6% 9.8% 8.8% 7.1%
Other Race/Ethnicity Enrolled 1,012 1,395 1,506 1,478 1,055
Other Race/Ethnicity Yield Rate 9.8% 12.6% 12.9% 12.3% 8.5%

Full-Time Graduate - Enrolled: Text Version

Full-time Graduate - Enrolled
  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
White Enrolled 596 653 704 630 660
White Yield Rate 40.1% 37.5% 35.6% 34.8% 35.3%
African American/Black Enrolled 134 112 152 116 169
African American/Black Yield Rate 56.1% 38.9% 43.4% 37.1% 39.8%
Other Race/Ethnicity Enrolled 774 696 656 720 575
Other Race/Ethnicity Yield Rate 25.9% 26.6% 27.2% 32.7% 22.3%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Six-year Graduation Rate - Undergraduates Graduates Six -Year Graduation Rate

Undergraduate Six-year Graduation Rate: Text Version

Undergraduate Six-year Graduation Rate
  Black/African American White
10/11 53% 73%
11/12 53% 71%
12/13 59% 75%
13/14 55% 72%
14/15 60% 72%

Graduate Six-year Graduation Rate: Text Version

Graduate Six-year Graduation Rate
  Black/African American White
10/11 76% 88%
11/12 79% 86%
12/13 88% 89%
13/14 79% 89%
14/15 78% 89%

Undergraduate Applicant Recruitment Regions

Undergraduate Applicant Recruitment Regions

Undergraduate Applicant Recruitment Regions: Text Version

Undergraduate Applicant Recruitment Regions
  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
Total Applicants 28,528 28,450 30,368 31,971 31,334
% of Total Applicants from the Greater Philadelphia Region 25.8% 26.4% 27.5% 27.5% 25.3%
% of Total Applicants from U.S. Northeast and Mid-Atlantic 43.8% 41.7% 41.8% 42.9% 43.5%
% of Total Applicants from Other U.S. Regions or International Address 30.4% 31.8% 30.7% 29.6% 31.2%
% of Applicants from the Greater Philadelphia Region that are African American/Black 13.9% 14.9% 14.6% 14.4% 15.0%
% of Applicants from U.S. Northeast and Mid-Atlantic that are African American/Black 13.5% 12.7% 13.2% 13.9% 14.2%
% of Applicants from Other U.S. Regions of International Address that are African American/Black 6.4% 6.0% 6.6% 7.0% 6.7%

Faculty/Professional Staff

Faculty Headcounts

Professional Staff Headcount

Benefit Eligible Faculty and Professional Staff as of January 1, 2020 by Job Group

Faculty Headcounts (College): Text Version

Faculty Headcounts (College)
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Faculty Headcount 2,553 2,461 2,480 2,390 2,197
% Black/African American 5.8% 6.5% 6.8% 6.5% 6.7%
African American/Black Faculty 147 159 168 155 148
% White 74.5% 74.4% 73.3% 73.8% 73.1%
White Faculty 1,901 1,831 1,817 1,764 1,606
Other Race/Ethnicity 505 471 495 471 443
% Other 19.8% 19.1% 20.0% 19.7% 20.2%

Professional Staff Headcounts: Text Version

Professional Staff Headcounts (College)
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Professional Staff Headcount 3,340 3,299 3,345 3,051 2,729
% Black/African American 20.5% 21.5% 20.9% 20.2% 19.0%
African American/Black Professional Staff 685 709 700 615 518
% White 61.7% 60.4% 60.3% 61.0% 62.0%
White Professional Staff 2,060 1,994 2,018 1,861 1,693
Other Race/Ethnicity 595 596 627 575 518
% Other 17.8% 18.1% 18.7% 18.8% 19.0%

Benefit Eligible Faculty and Professional Staff as of January 1, 2020 by *Job Group: Text Version


Executive  Managerial  Faculty  Other professionals Technical and paraprofessional Clerical and secretarial Skilled crafts Service/Maintenance
Black/African American 5 56 68 234 36 129 25 102
% Black/African American 9.8% 12.1% 4.8% 14.4% 30.8% 36.1% 17.7% 59.0%
White 39 355 1,061 1,122 66 171 100 53
% White 76.5% 76.8% 74.6% 69.2% 56.4% 47.9% 70.9% 30.6%
Other Race/Ethnicity 7 51 293 266 15 57 16 18
% Other 13.7% 11.0% 20.6% 16.4% 12.8% 16.0% 11.3% 10.4%
Grand Total 51 462 1,422 1,622 117 357 141 173

*Job Group Descriptions

  • Executive: This category includes positions that have as their primary responsibility the planning, direction and formulation of policies, setting strategy and providing the overall direction of the University, within the parameters approved by boards of trustees. This category includes individuals within two reporting levels of the President.
  • Managerial: This category includes individuals who serve as managers, other than those who serve as Executive.
  • Faculty: This category include faculty administrators, professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and other faculty.
  • Other Professionals: This category includes positions that require either college graduation or experience of such kind and such amount as to provide a comparable background.
  • Technical/Paraprofessionals: This category of positions includes assignments requiring specialized knowledge or skills which may be acquired through experience or academic work such as is offered in many two-year technical institutes, junior colleges or through equivalent on-the-job training. Included are positions such as computer programmers and operators, drafters, engineering aides, dietitians, scientific assistants, and similar occupations not properly classifiable in other occupational categories but which are institutionally defined as technical assignments. Included at the lower levels of this category are duties of a supportive professional or technical nature, requiring less formal training, and acquired through a system of staff development and promotion.
  • Clerical/Secretarial: This category includes positions whose assignments are typically associated with clerical activities or which are specifically secretarial in nature.
  • Skilled Crafts: Positions in this category typically required special manual skills and a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in the work, acquired through on-the-job training and experience through apprenticeship or other formal training programs. Examples would include mechanics, repairers, electricians, stationary engineers, skilled machinists, carpenters, compositors and typesetters.
  • Service Maintenance: Positions in this category required limited degrees of previously acquired skills and knowledge. Examples include laundry and dry-cleaning operatives, cafeteria and restaurant workers, truck drivers, bus drivers, garage laborers, custodial personnel, gardeners and grounds keepers, refuse collectors, construction laborers, and security personnel.