The Best & Worst

Location
Philadelphia, PA
Undergrads
13,072
Tuition
$36,090
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    Co-op
  2. 2
    Much diversity
  3. 3
    Wireless Internet
  4. 4
    Cheap basketball tickets
  5. 5
    Great local drink specials
  6. 6
    Hot girls in skimpy outfits during nice weather
  7. 7
    Strong biomedical engineering programs
  8. 8
    Weekend access to computer labs
  9. 9
    Food trucks
  10. 10
    Philadelphia!

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
85% of students return after their first year.
Knowledgeable Professors
91% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Accepting Campus Community
60% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Great Local Atmosphere
94% of students surveyed said that there is always something fun and interesting going on near campus.
Highly Satisfied Students
76% of students surveyed would make the same school choice if they could do it all over again.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
80% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 50% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    "The Drexel Shaft"
  2. 2
    No reading week before finals—finals start three days after the last lecture
  3. 3
    "Quick" mentality of administration and students
  4. 4
    Construction
  5. 5
    Teachers who have heavy accents
  6. 6
    Finding a parking spot
  7. 7
    Characterless, sterile, dungeon-like buildings
  8. 8
    West Philadelphia's sketchy areas
  9. 9
    The rain
  10. 10
    Expensive high-rises/off-campus living

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $36,090, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $8,430.
Don't Move Off Campus
Average off-campus housing is a steep $13,920.
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