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Drexel University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Drexel University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 21,494 out of 28,757 applicants or 75% were admitted making Drexel University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Drexel University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 13,964 14,793 28,757
Accepted 10,457 11,037 21,494
Acceptance Rate 75% 75% 75%
Enrolled 1,217 1,513 2,730
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 14% 13%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Drexel University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1055. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1265 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1160 1370
SAT Reading 580 660
SAT Math 580 710
ACT Composite 25 30
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >84%
1265 to 1370 Avg + 75%-84%
1160 to 1265 Avg - 64%-75%
1055 to 1160 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 1055 Low <51%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Drexel University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Drexel University was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Drexel University accepts 75% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Drexel University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212054 IPEDS survey data for Drexel University.



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