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 General Description of Institution
Drexel University, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a private, non-sectarian coeducational university, founded in 1891. Drexel is a national, doctoral, research-based institution (Carnegie Classification RU/H) with 15 colleges and schools. Undergraduate students come from 48 states and 126 countries. There are about 16,000 undergraduates and 8,700 graduate and professional students.
Key Institutional Contact(s)
WIL and Career Services (Steinbright Career Development Center)
Ian P. Sladen
Vice President for Cooperative Education and Career Development Steinbright Career Development Center
Evelyn K. Thimba
Vice President and Dean of Admissions Enrollment Management & Student Success
General Description of WIL Programs
Currently 91% of eligible undergraduates participate in co-op, which is available in over 80 major disciplines. Annually, over 5,600 students work in full-time co-op jobs with over 1,600 employers. By providing undergraduate students with up to 18 months of professional experience before graduation, Drexel has one of the largest co-op programs in the world.
Drexel’s international co-op program provides opportunities for students to gain meaningful experience in international commerce and industry. In 2017, almost 200 students participated in co-op in 39 countries.
             Top Countries
China India Australia
Top Employers
Lockheed Martin
PJM Interconnection LLC
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Susquehanna International Group LLP
Germany Ireland Singapore
Exelon Corporation Johnson & Johnson Comcast Corporation SAP America
 Current International Collaborations
Hanyang-ERICA, South Korea
UAS 7, Germany
SRH Hochschule, Berlin
Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology Korea Institute of Science & Technology
Combining the academic excellence of a nationally ranked university with real-world lessons drawn from a century at the forefront of experiential learning, Drexel bridges the gap between classroom and career.
Students graduate ready to make immediate contributions at employers across the country and around the world.
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