Facts & Figures

Drexel University is a private, nonsectarian coeducational university, founded in 1891 by financier and philanthropist Anthony J. Drexel.

In 2006 Drexel University and Burlington County College formed an academic partnership that enables students in South Jersey to earn a Drexel bachelor's degree entirely on the BCC Mt. Laurel Campus.


Drexel University at Burlington County College, also known as Drexel at BCC, is located in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. This satellite location primarily serves residents of southern New Jersey who are interested in pursuing a Drexel education close to home.

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Other Drexel Locations

  • University City Campus – Drexel's 74-acre main campus is located in the University City district of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, about a 10-minute walk from Center City, Philadelphia's downtown neighborhood.
  • Center City Campus – Students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the School of Public Health attend class at our Center City Campus, located in the heart of Philadelphia.
  • Queen Lane Campus – The Drexel University College of Medicine is in East Falls, a largely residential section of Philadelphia that's only 15 minutes from the attractions of Center City.
  • Drexel University at Delaware County Community College – Located at Delaware County Community College in Media, Pennsylvania, this satellite location primarily serves residents of Delaware County who are interested in pursuing a degree from Drexel.
  • Drexel University at Montgomery County Community College – Located at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, this satellite location primarily serves residents of Montgomery County who are interested in pursuing a degree from Drexel.
  • Drexel Sacramento – Our location in downtown Sacramento, California offers the opportunity to complete graduate coursework with a combination of classroom and online courses. This location also offers a bachelor's degree completion program in Business Administration.

Drexel also offers a variety of accredited online degree programs through Drexel University Online.

Total Student Enrollment for Drexel

12,750 full-time undergraduates
9,162 graduate and professional students

Geographic Distribution at Drexel

Students come from all 50 U.S. states and 100 foreign countries. Nearly 13 percent are international students.


Approximately 95 percent of Drexel's full-time faculty members hold a PhD or the highest degree in their field. As a matter of policy, faculty members engaged in research and graduate teaching are also required to teach at the undergraduate level. Thus, the undergraduate student benefits from the research activities of the faculty. Specially selected faculty members serve as advisors for freshmen. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

Academic Programs

Academic Calendar: Quarter System

Drexel at BCC Undergraduate Programs: 10 programs that may be completed full- or part-time.

Drexel Undergraduate Programs: Over 70 bachelor's programs and one associate's program.

Drexel Graduate Programs: Over 75 master's programs, over 30 doctoral programs, a doctor of medicine, a juris doctor, and over 45 graduate-level certificate programs.

Drexel Colleges and Schools

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Law
  • Media Arts & Design
  • Medicine (MD, Biomedical Graduate Studies, and Professional Studies Programs)
  • Nursing and Health Professions
  • Pennoni Honors College
  • Public Health
  • Technology and Professional Studies

Drexel Degrees Granted: Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate

Learn about Drexel at BCC Academic Programs.


Drexel University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, Drexel programs are accredited by their respective top professional accreditation bodies, including the AACSB (Business), ABET (Engineering), CIDA (Interior Architecture and Design), ALA (Library Science), CEPH (Public Health), and NLNAC (Nursing).

Student Activities

Drexel at BCC students can participate in events and organizations offered at either school, including more than 300 cultural, media, social, service, and professional organizations at Drexel.

Learn more about Drexel at BCC Student Life.

Drexel Co-op

Drexel Co-op is one of the most extensive and well-respected co-op programs in the nation, providing students with real-world professional experience before graduation. The following Drexel at BCC programs offer co-op opportunities:

  • Biological Sciences (One Co-op)
  • Computer Engineering (One Co-op)
  • Computer Science (Two Co-ops)
  • Culinary Arts (One Co-op)
  • Electrical Engineering (One Co-op)
  • Engineering Technology (One Co-op)
  • Mechanical Engineering (One Co-op)

Learn more about Drexel at BCC Co-op Opportunities.

Study Abroad

Drexel University offers a variety of study, study-internship, and co-operative education programs in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. All Study Abroad programs (subject to departmental approval) are designed to fulfill a portion of degree or University requirements. Students must have good academic standing and go through an application process. For some programs, knowledge of a foreign language is required. Interested students should begin planning during their first year at Drexel.

Learn more about Drexel's Study Abroad program.

Library Facilities

Drexel at BCC students can take advantage of the library resources available at Drexel University and Burlington County College.

Learn more about Drexel at BCC's Library Resources or visit the Drexel University Libraries website.