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The College of Information Science and Technology (IST) was awarded a $307,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to conduct a comparative evaluation of the costs and quality of online learning and traditional face-to-face instruction...
Hewlett-Packard Awards $503,000 Equipment Grant
Hewlett-Packard has awarded the College of Engineering a $503,000 equipment grant to enhance its undergraduate student laboratories. The grant consists of 47 new Hewlett-Packard test and measurement stations, more than doubling the existing resources avilable in the freshman engineering lab, Rendell 238...
Drexel Undergraduate Applications Continue to Climb
In the past four years, Drexel Admissions has seen a dramatic increase in the number of students applying to the University while the academic qualifications of the applicants continue to increase. Here are some statistics, as of July: o The number of full-time undergraduate applications climbed from 3,398 in 1995-1996 to more than 10,500 in 1999-2000, while the acceptance ratio dropped from 82 percent to 59 percent. o From 1996-1997 to 1999-2000, the average SAT score climbed from 1090 to 1158. o The number of states represented by students in the freshman class has increased from 26 to 36 between 1997-1998 and 1999-2000.