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Drexel University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,591 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 67 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Colonial Athletic Association

  • Basketball

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $157,027)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $100,622)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 12 14 - Yes
Field Hockey - 25 - Yes
Golf 7 - - -
Lacrosse 47 30 Yes -
Rowing 53 52 - -
Soccer 31 29 - Yes
Softball - 18 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 28 24 - -
Tennis 10 7 - -
Wrestling 37 - - -
All Track Combined - - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes -
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Rifle - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Volleyball - - Yes Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 9.2%
Hispanic 3.7%
Non-resident alien 7.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 8.3%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 60.6%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 3
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 28
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Keira from Wyncote, PA
  • 3
  • Freshman dorms are... interesting. The suite-style dorms are super nice, but most of the traditional dorms are old, gross, uninviting, and often plagued by a variety of bugs. I think…

  • Sep-10-2012 Read More
  • Alecia from Ivyland, PA
  • 4
  • Dorm life is recommended. It allows you as a student to connect to the college community, and have time to develop friendships and experience the college life and activities that…

  • Aug-26-2012 Read More
  • Tisa from Upper Darby, PA
  • 4
  • For each floor of your dorm housing, there's one or two Resident Assistant who are readily there to help you out if needed, whether it's a dispute among suitmates or…

  • Jul-23-2013 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Jada from Upper Darby, PA
  • Oct-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The official campus dining hall, nicknamed The Hans, is not the best food in the world, but it will do in a pinch. Mostly freshman eat there because of the mandatory meal plan, but a lot of people just go to food trucks and cook at their apartments once they get to sophomore year and up. The food trucks are great, and Penn's campus has a lot of other food options that aren't available directly on campus.

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  • 2
  • Cindi from Sugarloaf, PA
  • Oct-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Many restaurants around town advertise that they take Dragon Dollars. They do, but you have to pay the school extra money in order to get them; it's easier just to use cash at the restaurants. The Dining Center is currently lacking in variety, and tends to offer not so healthy options. Northside Dining Terrace is wonderful and conveniently close to the dorms, but tends to be expensive.

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  • 4
  • Jocelynn from Quarryville, PA
  • Jul-08-2014 I am a current student here

    On campus dining options have been improving over the past few years and the dining hall renovation that was just completed looks great. There are also a lot of non-dining hall restaurants that you can eat at with your meal plan. There is a nice variety of off-campus dining options that are very close to campus and pretty student friendly and affordable.

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  • 2
  • Sophmore from Ocean, NJ
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Not the greatest but there are plenty of alternatives. The 2 dorms I've lived in have more than adequate kitchens which are available on every floor. Food trucks, cheap and excellent.

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  • 4
  • BoopBoop from Philadelphia, PA
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    There are so many food and dining options on campus and throughout the surrounding areas that your stomach will probably be overwhelmed. I am pretty sure that there is not a single type of food that you cannot obtain within a mile of campus. The dining plans available allow you to purchase food at campus stores as well as off-campus restaurants.

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  • 5
  • Michael from Lancaster, PA
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Lots of great friendly food trucks, and of course many great restaurants are located in the nearby Center City.

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  • 4
  • Adam from Pottstown, PA
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining facility is nothing fancy but they have decent food. There are some restaurants on campus but most of the non-university affiliated dining is found on UPenn's campus.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Jada from Upper Darby, PA
  • Oct-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very active here, and we're also known for being anti-hazing. Recruitment and Rush week are in the 2nd and 3rd weeks of Fall quarter, and every sorority and fraternity has their own social group and activities that they hold throughout the year.

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  • 0
  • Dana from Novato, CA
  • Apr-11-2014 I am a current student here

    It's very prominent and there are many chapters to choose from. There are 6 Panhellenic chapters and 12 Inter fraternity chapters.

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  • 0
  • Erin from Morrisville, PA
  • Dec-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Drexel has a greek life on their campus. It is an amazing way to meet people and have opportunity for volunteer and leadership roles on campus as well as off. Greek life is an enriching opportunity and I encourage everyone to try it out.

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  • 0
  • Molly from PA
  • Jul-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Drexel seems to be pretty big with Greek Life, and there are a large number of sororities and fraternities on campus.

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  • 0
  • Dana from San Carlos, CA
  • Jun-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is extremely fun at Drexel. The Greek community is very close and always encourages students to join the family.

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