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COLLEGE PROFILE

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  
Mathematics3 
Science1 
Foreign Language 1
Social Studies  
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredJanuary 15
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address3141 Chestnut Street
City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, PA  19104-2875
Phone(215) 895-2400
Fax(215) 895-5939
E-mailenroll@drexel.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 13
Application Fee$50
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action DeadlineNovember 4, December 2
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate75% of 40,586 applicants were admitted
   Women74% of 20,490 applicants were admitted
   Men76% of 20,096 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled3,586 (12%) of 30,382 admitted students enrolled
   Women1,435 (10%) of 15,097 admitted students enrolled
   Men2,151 (14%) of 15,285 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.44
3.75 and Above47%
3.50 - 3.7418%
3.25 - 3.4913%
3.00 - 3.2412%
2.50 - 2.9910%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math624 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
21%
Score of 600 - 700
49%
Score of 500 - 600
26%
Score of 400 - 500
4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading586 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing578 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
36%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
22%
Score of 24 - 29
58%
Score of 18 - 23
20%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 34%
Top quarter: 65%
Top half: 92%
Bottom half: 8%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.51 3.87 625 603 597 27
Low 2.30 2.30 390 350 350 19
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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