Drexel University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (27)
I attended the Elementary Education program at Drexel University. I earned my Bachelor's of Science and began my Master's in Global and International Education. This is an expensive school, but if you have the resources, the experience can be very rewarding. I was very involved during my undergraduate career and was able to make a lot of connections and learn a lot of real-world skills. After graduating I went into my field and was successful. I noticed that I was not where many of my peers were when I began teaching. I knew more than they did about child development and pedagogy. This leg up really helped me start out my career on the right path. I would recommend this program to students who are able to commit to 4 years of on-campus, intensive study and access to financial resources.
The professors are great in this school. Actually, Drexel's location is very helpful to attend academic activities in other Universities, including UPenn, Temple. However, I hate this school Quarter orientated academic calendar. Maybe, it is good for bachelors who attend the Drexel's Co-op programs. But for graduated students, it is not well design. Other Universities set for graduate students have 7 days to 10 days break during the busy semester. I think this breaks helped the overwhelmed graduated students to have more time flexibility to adjust themselves. If you like a high rhythm or task-focused students, Drexel is good place for you. But If you want to do more creative study depending on your time flexibility, please look at Drexel academic calendar before you choose this school. Comparing to Drexel's high rhythm teaching activities, the administration of this school should be improved. Because administration is inefficient and complicated.
Drexel University's 10-week quarter system was rigorous and prepared me well for the world world. Drexel University also boasts a co-operative education program that is mandatory for most graduate students. This program enables students to find internships in their potential career realms. I was even able to land a full-time position after graduation at the institution where I interned. Most of my classmates went out to find positions in our field of study. I would highly recommend Drexel University to any potential student.
I would definitely recommend Drexel University to any student looking for a fast paced college experience. The ten week quarters keep the classes moving quickly so everything you learn at Drexel University is relevant and important. Also, the Co-op experience provides students with an upper hand when joining the work force.
I graduated with my BSN from Drexel University in 2008, but am currently enrolled at Drexel University Online for my MSN in nursing education! My career in nursing has been so fulfilling that I am ready to share that with other students now. This is why I chose to re-enroll!
As a Physics student attending a Physics and Engineering focused university, I could not have felt more comfortable and welcomed in my classes as well as among my peers. Since the Physics program is somewhat exclusive, every year there are only around 15 Freshman enrolled as Physics majors, the professors have plenty of time to attend to their students, as well as get to know them on a level that most efficiently facilitates learning and advancement. I would recommend Drexel University to anyone looking for a degree in Physics or Engineering. There is also a rather large business program with seemingly endless resources, but I have not experienced them first-hand so would not be an incredibly reliable source.
I loved my college. It was very easy and the teachers were also very great. They did their job very well and made the whole experience as easy as possible.
The Bachelor's Biomedical Engineering program at Drexel University was well developed. It incorporated rigorous academic coursework with both individual and team projects. It also allowed for numerous opportunities to get experience in research, through internships/coop, and also in federally funded programs.
Drexel is a really good school, so be prepared to get challenged. Review you syllabi and make a schedule to keep up with the pretty face paced school year. If you don't prepare your self, you may fall behind. Also, register on time in order to get the classes you needs for completion of your degree. If ever you need to drop/add make sure you make the deadline. Some courses for majors are only offered certain times of the year. Meaning if you have a class scheduled for spring of this year, if missed the chance to register, you would wait a full year to be able to register. There are no exceptions.
I was enrolled in Drexel University's 7yr. BA/MD program and I left Drexel University College of Medicine after one year of medical school. Like any large institution, there were some teachers whose teaching I really benefited from and other teachers who probably couldn't pick me out of a lineup. Overall, however, I am pleased with the quality of my education. At first, i didn't realize the value of the education I received. But when I finally graduated in 2011 and was looking for jobs after dropping out of medical school, I realized my background in STEM was incredibly helpful in securing a high school biology teacher position. Now, as a PhD student in Urban Education at Temple University, my history and political science background has been useful in understanding my field - sociology of education. This fall, I will be going back to Drexel for my MS degree in economics and I'm looking forward to going back with a few years of work experience under my belt.