17. Drexel University, Philadelphia
Founded in 1891, Drexel University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Philadelphia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pennsylvania.
Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Drexel University is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution.
Drexel University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 126 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades.
The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
Drexel University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.