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Drexel University

The Drexel University Logo is a trademark of Drexel University

Drexel University is an institution of higher learning located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The school was founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel[?], a noted financier[?] and philanthropist.

The current president is Constantine Papadakis[?].

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Drexel's Colleges and Schools

The university has thirteen colleges and schools:


  • Arts and Sciences
  • Bennett S. LeBow College of Business
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Nursing and Health Professions
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Media Arts & Design
  • Richard C. Goodwin College of Evening and
  • Professional Studies


  • Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
  • Education
  • Hospitality Management
  • Public Health

Majors Offered

Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Communication
  • English
  • General Humanities and Social Sciences
  • History-Politics
  • International Area Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Nutrition and Food Science
  • Physics
  • Nursing
  • Preprofessional Health
  • Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Unified Science
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Commerce and Engineering
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Appropriate Technology
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
Information Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering
Media Arts and Design
  • Architecture
  • Design and Merchandising
  • Digital Media
  • Dramatic Writing
  • Fashion Design
  • Film and Video
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Music Industry
  • Photography
Nursing and Health Professions
  • Nursing
  • Addictions Counseling Sciences
  • Behavioral Counseling Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Cardiovascular Perfusion Technology
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Humanities and Sciences
  • Nursing Co-op
  • Nursing R.N. to B.S.N.
  • Nutrition and Food Science
  • Psychology
  • Radiologic Technology (A.S., Certificate)
Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Teacher Education

Most Popular Majors

Bachelors Level Enrollment by College & Major 2002
Major Enrolled
Business Administration 2,428
General Information Systems 841
Computer Science 823
Mechanical Engineering 446
Computer Engineering 445
Source: Drexel University Factbook 2002/2003 (http://www.drexel.edu/provost/ir/factbook/)

Bachelors Degrees Awarded by Major & College 2001/2002
Major Degrees
Business Administration 383
General Information Systems 144
Electrical Engineering 93
Mechanical Engineering 87
Computer Science 70
Source: Drexel University Factbook 2002/2003 (http://www.drexel.edu/provost/ir/factbook/)

Masters Level Enrollment by College & Major 2002
Major Enrolled
General Bus. & Admin. (MBA) 803
Information Systems 305
Library & Information Science 204
Science of Instruction 96
Engineering Management 92
Source: Drexel University Factbook 2002/2003 (http://www.drexel.edu/provost/ir/factbook/)

Masters Degrees Awarded by Major & College 2001/2002
Major Degrees
General Bus. & Admin. (MBA) 239
Information Systems 103
Library & Information Science 52
Science of Instruction 39
Engineering Management 36
Source: Drexel University Factbook 2002/2003 (http://www.drexel.edu/provost/ir/factbook/)
The Drexel Dragons Logo is a trademark of Drexel University

The school's sports teams are called the Dragons[?]. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-AA and the Colonial Athletic Association[?].

Misc. Every year, more than one percent of all graduating engineers in the US graduate from Drexel University.

When people think they are getting a bad deal from the University, the often refer to it as getting the Drexel Shaft[?].

Drexel University borders The University of Pennsylvania.

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