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Freshman Student Population Profile

The Drexel University 2017 incoming freshman 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 freshman population below.

2017 Incoming Class
Applications 28,454
New class size 3,268
Rank in High School Class
Top 10% 36%
Top 25%
Top 50% 91%
Class rank provided by 39% of enrolled freshmen
Retention Rate
Freshman to sophomore rate (from 2016–2017) 89.4%
Matriculants from All Secondary Schools
SAT Math scores (25th–75th percentiles) 570–690
SAT Critical Reading scores (25th–75th percentiles) 570–670
ACT Composite (25th–75th percentiles) 24–30
American Indian 0%
Asian 20.2%
Black or African American 5.9%
Hispanic 6.9%
International 9.7%
Pacific Islander 0%
One or More Races 3.6%
White 51.4%
Race or Ethnicity Unknown 2.2%
Class Size
Median class size 19 students

Source: Drexel fall 2017–2018 census