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First-Year Student Population Profile

The Drexel University 2019 incoming first-year population shows immense promise and success in academic achievement. The diversity and rankings of this class, including standardized test score ranges and high school class rank, can be seen in the Drexel first-year population below.

2019 Incoming Class
Applications 31,824
New class size 3,161
Rank in High School Class
Top 10% 34%
Top 25%
Top 50% 92%
Class rank provided by 35% of enrolled first-year students
Retention Rate
First to second year rate (from 2018–2019) 88.5%
Matriculants from All Secondary Schools
SAT Math scores (25th–75th percentiles) 600–700
SAT Critical Reading scores (25th–75th percentiles) 590–680
ACT Composite (25th–75th percentiles) 25–31
American Indian 0%
Asian 23.3%
Black or African American 5.3%
Hispanic 7.4%
International 12%
Pacific Islander 0%
One or More Races 4.1%
White 48%
Race or Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Class Size
Median class size (2018–2019) 19 students

Source: Drexel fall 2019–2020 census