What is the deadline for High School Scholar applications?
We accept applications only twice a year: April 1st and October 1st. The April 1st deadline is for Summer/Fall Term admissions; the October 1st deadline is for Winter/Spring Term admissions.
Who is eligible to apply for each of these deadlines?
For the April 1st Application Deadline for the Summer and Fall Terms:
CURRENT high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors may apply.
For the October 1st Application Deadline for the Winter and Spring Terms:
CURRENT sophomores, juniors, and seniors (on a case-by-case basis) may apply.
Are homeschooled students eligible to apply for High School Scholars?
Yes. Many of the current High School Scholars are or have been homeschooled.
When do classes start and end?
Drexel University adheres to a quarter schedule. There are four (4) ten-week quarters in an academic year:
- Fall: Late September through mid-December
- Winter: Early January through late March
- Spring: Early April through mid-June
- Summer: Late June through early September
Each term is ten (10) weeks in length, with finals administered during the eleventh (11th) week. High School Scholars will need to confirm the class schedule with their instructors.
A full academic calendar is available online.