Drexel University is best known for its research and experiential learning, but is equally renowned for being one of the oldest and most successful providers of online education in the nation. Located in the heart of Philadelphia, the university currently offers 70 full-time undergraduate programs and accelerated degrees, along with a myriad of master's and doctoral degree programs.
Drexel has been offering online degrees since 1996, and in 2002, the university created its online education program, Drexel University Online.
Drexel University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000).
Facts & Figures
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
Courses are available online 24 hours a day. Students login and are able to view lectures, assignments, projects, and threaded discussions. Technical support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
PC or MAC, Web Browser, 56Kpbs Modem Internet Connection or better, 16-bit Sound Card and Speakers or better.
United States and Canada residents only.
The majority of online degrees and certificates offered by Drexel are available entirely online. A few programs do have an on-campus requirement.
Drexel offers a variety of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs.
Completion of an online application is required for all programs. See individual programs for additional requirements (minimum GPA, test scores, etc.)
My professors always gave 100%. Throughout my entire Drexel experience, I always felt very well cared for. I am so grateful to all of them.-Victoria