Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1146
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $35,135
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    2,957
  • University Selectivity
    81%
  • University Yield
    8%
  • Job Offers
    63%
  • Average Salary
    $51,652
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1922
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States
Website
405x225

LeBow College of Business

Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business is one of the world’s top business schools, with faculty ranked among the best globally in international trade. LeBow offers a new co-major in business analytics that can be combined with any other major in the college, and it recently launched its own School of Economics. Undergraduates work with real-world clients in consulting projects and co-op positions, help professors with their research, hold leadership roles in some two-dozen student-led organizations, and network with alumni holding executive positions in Philadelphia, New York and beyond.

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Our Co-Op program makes our program unique. Most students will graduate from our program with 3, 6 month long internships and all students will graduate with at least some form of professional experience. Our quarter program breeds time management skills and the ability to be successful in a fast paced environment similar to the real business world. Our career services center and related programs prepare us extremely well in regards to resumes, cover letters, interview preparation, and other skills needed to be successful in the business world.

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About Drexel University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
81% Drexel University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. High school GPA
  3. SAT/ACT scores
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
43945% 43,945
81% 81
8% 8
81% School Selectivity
8% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

International applications whose first language is not English may elect to submit the TOEFL or IELTS exam. Transfer students are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
8278% 8,278
81% 81
12% 12
81% Program Selectivity
12% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

International applications whose first language is not English may elect to submit the TOEFL or IELTS exam.

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 93
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 26%
Top Industry
  • Media/Entertainment 12%
  • Manufacturing 6%
  • Other 6%
PricewaterhouseCoopers 16
Top Employer
  • JPMorgan Chase 15
  • BlackRock 13
  • Comcast 9
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
63% LeBow College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
49% 49
62% 61.74527272727272
49% Receive Offers
48% 48
59% 59.252482758620694
48% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 14
16% 15.83261363636364
14% Receive Offers
14% 14
17% 16.796475409836066
14% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
7% 7
9% 9.05625
7% Receive Offers
7% 7
9% 9.484761904761905
7% Accept Offers
86% Graduates seeking full-time employment
14% Graduates not seeking employment
97% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
$57,348.00
35K 100K
Finance/Accounting
46% 46
$51,513.00
20K 115K
General Management
6% 6
$61,775.00
30K 300K
Human Resources
1% 1
$18,000.00 Data not provided
Management Information Systems
4% 4
$54,171.00
24K 68K
Marketing/Sales
22% 22
$43,640.00
18K 85K
Operations/Production
7% 7
$61,142.00
25K 350K
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Other
8% 8
$46,540.00
20K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
13% 13
$51,858.00
32K 70K
Consumer Products/Retail
7% 7
$44,805.00
25K 70K
Consulting
4% 4
$52,607.00
18K 73K
Financial Services
26% 26
$51,346.00
20K 115K
Government/Education
2% 2
$102,000.00
24K 350K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
6% 6
$52,837.00
28K 90K
Manufacturing
6% 6
$61,686.00
30K 300K
Media/Entertainment
12% 12
$45,224.00
20K 85K
Non-Profit
1% 1
$36,320.00
18K 44K
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
$45,500.00
30K 60K
Real Estate
3% 3
$49,967.00
30K 100K
Sports/Leisure
1% 1
$52,500.00 Data not provided
Technology/Science
7% 7
$52,020.00
23K 100K
Transportation
1% 1
$55,000.00
40K 75K
Utilities
3% 3
$46,623.00
40K 53K
Other
6% 6
$50,126.00
33K 100K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
24% 24
$51,749.00
23K 100K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
68% 68
$48,718.00
18K 100K
U.S. South
1% 1
$56,000.00
52K 60K
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
$53,822.00
45K 60K
U.S. Midwest
1% 1
$52,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
5% 5
$70,930.00
30K 350K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • BlackRock 35
  • Comcast 35
  • JPMorgan Chase 33
  • ACE USA 31
  • Exelon Corporation 31
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 26
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 84
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 74
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 1,020
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Undergraduate Business students have access to 2 Career Services offices: on centralized office and one specific to business undergraduates. Students can take advantage of career fairs, workshops, networking events with alumni and events that are major-specific. Students also take a mandatory career capstone class that is run by career services.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$57,870
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $35,135
  • Fees $2,370
  • Expenses $20,365
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$57,870
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $35,135
  • Fees $2,370
  • Expenses $20,365
79% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 3% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://drexel.edu/drexelcentral/
Scholarships
$34,111,961
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$36,055,974
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy Yes
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • LeBow College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
54% 50
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
52% 30
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
34 LeBow College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Business Analytics
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
13% Less than 20 Students 16% More than 50 Students
71% 21 to 50 students
30 Average number of students in non-business required electives
35 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Sustainability
  • For Profit Consulting
  • Business Analytics for Finance
  • Economic Policy
  • Applied International Trade
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2006
Degrees Offered
  • BS/Business Administration
  • BS/Business and Engineering
  • BS/Economics
  • BA/Economics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
143% 143
65% 65
Prominent Faculty
  • Ralph Walking

    Finance

  • David Gefen

    Management

  • Constantinos Syropoulos

    Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    The Student Services Office, the Undergraduate Programs Office and Academic departments hire many work study students. These students support the office through administrative tasks and working the reception desk as well as assisting with event planning.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Drexel in Australia, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dublin, London, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Ghana, Haiti, Senegambia, Belgium, Brazil, Costa Rica, Hong Kong,Korea, Singapore, , Drexel in Taiwan, Turkey, Russia, Scotland and Denmark

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    All business students are encouraged to take CIVC 101: Introduction to Civic Engagement during their freshman year. The course combines direct service in the community with coursework and opportunities for reflection and discussion.

Students

26% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 23% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1260 75th Percentile Score on SAT 27 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
58% 58
Asian American
19% 19
African American
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
7%
0%
38%
1%
3%
50%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
64% 64
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
36% 36
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
86% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
18% 18
64% 64

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 27,000
Alumni Donations
Average Gift $526,765 Largest Gift

Richard Ill, Chairman Triumph Group

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Jim Bean

    VP of Retail, Apple

  • Sean Gallagher

    Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs

  • Richelle Parham

    CMO, eBay