Philadelphia, the birthplace of the United States and its fifth largest city, is home to more than 5 million people. In its older sections, visitors will find monuments and streets from the colonial era. Many of its neighborhoods, including downtown, are just minutes from Drexel University by bus, subway, or bicycle. It is home to more than 100 significant museums and historical sites, is famous for its restaurants, and hosts teams for major professional sports. Situated halfway between New York City and Washington, D.C., it is the perfect city in which to study and learn about the United States.
Drexel University is a private research institution ranked among the top 100 universities in the United States. With 15 colleges and schools and more than 200 degree programs, Drexel offers incoming exchange students an opportunity for a truly comprehensive academic experience.