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2012 NAAB Accreditation

January 12, 2012

Our NAAB Accreditation Visit is scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2012 through Wednesday, March 14, 2012.

Several events and exhibitions will occur during this time as part of the accreditation review:

The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery will be hosting Architecture: Faculty and Alumni Show, an exhibition for the Drexel University Architecture Accreditation. Drexel faculty and alumni will exhibit work featuring boards, models, publications and creative work. The exhibition will be open from Tuesday, 21st of February to Friday, 16th of March 2012, in the Pearlstein Gallery and in Chapman Court in Nesbitt Hall. There will be an opening reception for faculty, alumni and the architectural community from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., on Sunday March 11, 2012.

Simultaneously an Exhibition of Student Work can be seen on the 4th floor of Drexel’s Main Building at 31st and Chestnut Streets between March 11th and March 14th, 2012. This will celebrate some of the best work and accomplishments of our students during their studies at Drexel University.

The NAAB Visiting Team will hold an important meeting with the student body on Monday, March 12th from 6:00 p.m. To 7:00 p.m. at Stein Auditorium in Nesbitt Hall.

In the United States, most state registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. Drexel University’s Architecture Program receives accreditation through the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), the only agency authorized to accredit U.S. professional degree programs in architecture. For further information on NAAB and the accreditation process, please visit