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Drexel University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Drexel

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesA-
By Major
AccountingB+
Agriculture/HorticultureA+
ArchitectureB-
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentB
Art & Design DepartmentA+
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringA
CommunicationsA
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceA-
CriminalB+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB
EconomicsA
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishA+
FinanceB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB+
GeneticsA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringA-
NursingB-
OtherA
PhysicsB+
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalB+
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyB+
Public HealthA+
School of InformationB-
UndecidedA-
Video/MediaA

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

Drexel University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
New York University
 A
Cornell University
 B
Northeastern University
 A-
Princeton University
 C+
Northeastern Illinois University
 B
Villanova University
 B
F
A+

Surrounding City

... I've lived in this city my entire life and I can verify that Drexel graduates are some of the most successful people in the city ...Read full comment
... if you plan on looking forward to the city, good luck, because drexel is located on the fringes of the true "city life" in "university city" - a...Read full comment
... if you want to go to vo-tech, or the heinous inner-city high school you never attended come on in ...Read full comment
... Philly isn't the cleanest or nicest city, but if you're looking for one of this community-in-a-bubble kind of Universities this isn't the settin...Read full comment
... " The campus SUCKS, unless you like the idea of getting splattered on the pavement by speeding cars through Center City Philadelphia ...Read full comment
... Drexel provided a lot of great opportunities for me, looking back on the experience I definitely made the right decision for myself- Philadelphia ...Read full comment
... We live in the bad part of the city, where people from the worst parts of town live and walk around the less patrolled parts of campus asking for...Read full comment
... The city is very nice to hang out in and around ...Read full comment
... I particularly enjoy the nightlife that the city offers ...Read full comment
... ' Philly is a cool city if you go out and explore it, but no one i know wants to do something unless if its 'fun,' which is defined as par...Read full comment
Ok, so I've read a ton of the comments here and I recently rolled out of Drexel's engineering program with Degrees for CE and EE. I can't say I agr...Read full comment
... Social life is marginal, only thing good about Drexel is you're in the city, you can actually get out of the campus ...Read full comment
... So is the city ...Read full comment
... if you want a city campus where buildings and people are very spread out ...Read full comment
... It is the city, o there is everything from bus transportation to septa or amtrak train services not to mention the subway ...Read full comment
... Philadelphia has a great social life and you will fall in love with the city ...Read full comment
... Luckily center city is a short walk away, and public transit is readily available ...Read full comment
... Of course, you're also in the city of Philadelphia, and Drexel supplies free shuttle rides to center city ...Read full comment
... What I like most about this school is that the student body is diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and income ...Read full comment
... While Philadelphia is an exciting city in which to live, life on campus is a different story ...Read full comment
... Of course, you're also in the city of Philadelphia, and Drexel supplies free shuttle rides to center city ...Read full comment
... Having Drexel/Penn together makes for a great college feel in a big city ...Read full comment
... So is the city ...Read full comment
... The city of Philly is amazing and if there aren't parties to go to, you can always go downtown ...Read full comment
... great school, great opportunities in the city ...Read full comment
... Many of the students are not commuters so there are a lot of things to do with them in the city ...Read full comment
... Olde City is the best that philly offer ...Read full comment
... The city is 10 blocks away- walking distance- from the city ...Read full comment
... Although we are not a "great looking" campus look at many other city school's and they are significantly worse ...Read full comment
... The city of Philly is amazing and if there aren't parties to go to, you can always go downtown ...Read full comment
... If you consider yourself shy, you will probably hate it here as you will be exposed to so many stresses that you might not have at other schools ...Read full comment
... Many Philadelphian initiatives are connected to university happenings and projects, and nightlife is almost completely dependent on either Center...Read full comment
... So is the city ...Read full comment
... Overall I’m very happy with the University and would recommend it to anyone who wants a great education with a big city experience .....Read full comment
... It's great being right in the city and having a subway right here but it can get expensive ...Read full comment
... If you are an engineer wanting to be around the city and want real life experience, then Drexel should be a consiberable choice ...Read full comment
... Of course, you're also in the city of Philadelphia, and Drexel supplies free shuttle rides to center city ...Read full comment
... I like the city of philadelphia, but drexel has to be by far the worst campus in the city or of any of the City 6 schools ...Read full comment
... I love Drexel so much; close to home, great friends, great city life, and education quality here is great ...Read full comment
... The city isn't really that great offering only clubs and bars which are fun but cost a lot of money ...Read full comment
... When it comes to the city, it's Philadelphia ...Read full comment
... Even though Drexel might not be the most lively places, there are tons of other places to go for partying around the HUGE city of Philadelphia ....Read full comment
... Love the place, love the city ...Read full comment
... It is a city school with very little parking ...Read full comment
... ) and I don't think anyone of a particular race, ethnicity, or religion would feel out of place ...Read full comment
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