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Drexel University

Check whether Drexel University is right for you as an international student.

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Philadelphia, USA
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Study abroad at Drexel University

Drexel University of Engineering (Drexel) is an institution located in Philadelphia, a bustling city in the US state of Pennsylvania. Students from across the world choose to pursue their education dreams at Drexel each and every year.

If you’re an international student with a passion for engineering then Drexel is a fantastic place to study. The University provides an excellent range of innovative engineering programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The University’s on-campus facilities are top-notch, with state-of-the-art computer labs, a spacious library, and modern classrooms available to enjoy. It’s also a great place to be an international student thanks to a wealth of activities on offer.

Why study at Drexel University?

  • Excellent staff

    Gain invaluable knowledge from leading professors

  • Top location

    The US is the most popular study abroad destination in the world

  • Powerful alumni network

    Build connections with highly talented Drexel graduates

Life as an international student

Drexel is home to a wonderfully multicultural student community. International students have countless opportunities to make friends with students from different countries, backgrounds, and cultures.

There's a range of housing options available for international students to choose from, both on and off-campus. The University has a number of great residence halls. Private accommodation is also available in Philadelphia.

The University’s excellent international office provides a range of brilliant support services for international students to help them settle in comfortably. There’s always a friendly person available to support you no matter what you need.

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Fees and funding


  • $36,794 per year

The College of Engineering Dean’s Fellowship (Dean’s Award)

The award is calculated automatically based on GPA and QGRE scores when accepted.

Requirements: Students are required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. GPA

  • 3.00 – 3.39 - $1000 per quarter or $5000 total
  • 3.4 – 3.69 - $1500 per quarter or $7500 total
  • 3.7 - 4.00 - $2000 per quarter or $10,000 total


Drexel University

3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Philadelphia is a world-class city with a vibrant culture and lots to experience. International students living and studying in Philadelphia can explore awesome restaurants, tourist spots, nightlife venues, green spaces, and so much more.

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Visa requirements for Drexel University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements