Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is the nation’s 14th largest private university and is ranked second among national universities in the U.S. News & World Report list of “Up-and-Comers” and one of only two Philadelphia-based national universities ranked in the nation’s top 100. The 2011 Fiske Guide to Colleges has placed Drexel in its “Best Buy Institutions” category. Drexel is widely recognized for its focus on experiential learning through its co-operative education program, technology and use-inspired research. Located in the nation’s sixth largest city, Drexel‘s three city campus locations consider Philadelphia to be their extended urban campus, rich with history and culture.
The university currently enrolls more than 22,000 students and includes 13 constituent colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; Lebow College of Business; School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems; School of Education; College of Engineering; College of Information Science and Technology; Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, College of Medicine; College of Nursing and Health Professions, Goodwin College of Professional Studies; School of Public Health, Pennoni Honors College and Earle Mack School of Law. Drexel offers more than 70 undergraduate and 120 graduate degree options. Accelerated degree completion programs, as well as certificate and certification programs and non-credit and continuing professional education programs are also offered in a variety of delivery modes including traditional day, part-time evening, accelerated Saturday classes, online, off-campus and customized corporate programs.
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