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First-Year Student Population Profile

The Drexel University 2020 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.

2020 Incoming Class
Applications 31,237
New class size 2,322
Rank in High School Class
Top 10% 40%
Top 25%
Top 50% 94%
Class rank provided by 35% of enrolled first-year students
Retention Rate
First to second year rate (from 2019–2020) 88.1%
Matriculants from All Secondary Schools
SAT Math scores (25th–75th percentiles) 590–700
SAT Critical Reading scores (25th–75th percentiles) 590–680
ACT Composite (25th–75th percentiles) 25–31
Native American 0.2%
Asian 23.3%
Black or African American 6.1%
Hispanic 8.1%
International 6.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
One or More Races 3.9%
White 48.5%
Race or Ethnicity Unknown 3.5%
Class Size
Median class size (2020–2021) 19 students

Source: Drexel fall 2020–2021 census