The College of Engineering at Drexel University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Callie Cash
Application deadline (U.S. residents) September 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) September 1
Application fee (international students) $75

The College of Engineering at Drexel University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,629
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 685
Overall acceptance rate 42.1% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 487 verbal
718 quantitative
3.43 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 477 verbal
747 quantitative
3.49 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​biomed.​drexel.​edu
(215) 895-2247
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​chemeng.​drexel.​edu/​
(215) 895-2227
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cae.​drexel.​edu/​
(215) 895-2283
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​drexel.​edu/​
(215) 895-6920
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​drexel.​edu/​
(215) 895-2669
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​drexel.​edu/​
(215) 895-6920
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​coeonline.​drexel.​edu/​
(215) 895-2354
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​cae.​drexel.​edu/​
(215) 895-2283
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​materials.​drexel.​edu
(215) 895-2078
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mem.​drexel.​edu
(215) 895-2352
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,079
Master’s (full-time) 184
Master’s (part-time) 425
Ph.D. (full-time) 441
Ph.D. (part-time) 29

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 367
Total master’s graduates 302
International master’s graduates 23.5%
Minority master’s graduates 28.8%
Female master’s graduates 27.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 65
International Ph.D. graduates 52.3%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 10.8%
Female Ph.D. graduates 32.3%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 36 18.2%
Chemical 24 4.4%
Civil 25 5.5%
Computer engineering 0 1.2%
Computer science 31 10.5%
Electrical 39 22.5%
Engineering management 29 14%
Environmental 0 3.8%
Materials 14 5.8%
Mechanical 29 12.5%
Other 0 1.6%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 138
Part-time faculty 60
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 3

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $38,967,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 104

Engineering School Ranking

#67 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#34 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#61 in Chemical
#43 in Civil
#57 in Computer Engineering
#57 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#54 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#35 in Materials
#52 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 33
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Overall acceptance rate 42.1% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 730
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.2:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 65
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $38,967,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $276,361
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 2.2%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,079

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,079

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 625
Minority students 13.8%
International students 52.5%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 454
Minority students 33.9%
International students 4.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Helen Gourousis
Financial aid phone (215) 895-2964

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $27,000 per year
Part-time: $1,000 per credit
Required fees $780 per year
Room and board $13,500
Books and supplies $1,575
Miscellaneous expenses $5,625

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistants N/A
Research assistants N/A
Other appointments N/A