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First-Year Student Population Profile

The Drexel University 2018 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.

2018 Incoming Class
Applications 30,242
New class size 3,353
Rank in High School Class
Top 10% 33%
Top 25%
Top 50% 90%
Class rank provided by 38% of enrolled first-year students
Retention Rate
First to second year rate (from 2017–2018) 88.9%
Matriculants from All Secondary Schools
SAT Math scores (25th–75th percentiles) 590–710
SAT Critical Reading scores (25th–75th percentiles) 580–670
ACT Composite (25th–75th percentiles) 25–30
American Indian 0%
Asian 22.3%
Black or African American 5.2%
Hispanic 6.3%
International 10.1%
Pacific Islander .1%
One or More Races 4.2%
White 49.9%
Race or Ethnicity Unknown 1.9%
Class Size
Median class size (2017–2018) 19 students

Source: Drexel fall 2018–2019 census