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Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

3141 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

Phone: 215-895-2400

Fax: 215-895-1285


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Address:Office of Admissions
3141 Chestnut St..
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Admissions Office Phone:1-800-2-Drexel
Admissions Office Fax:215-895-5939

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Drexel Recreation Center
Barnes & Noble University Bookstore
Creese Student Center
Handschumacher Dining Center
The Quad
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Center City/Rittenhouse Square/Old City/South St.
Independence Hall
The National Constitution Center
Liberty Bell
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia is one of the most vibrant cities in the nation. For more info, see: http://www.visitphilly.com

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday; most Saturdays
9am-5pm; 10am
Phone Number:1-800-2-Drexel
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Mon-Fri 11:30am and 2:30pm; Sat 11 am
Average Length:1 hour

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Any time for Senior only
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:No
Average Length of Interview:30 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:M-F 10:00 and !:00; Saturday 10:00

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:Drexeldragon.com

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Winter and Spring Tearms for admitted seniour only

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
The drive from Philadelphia International Airport to campus is 20 minutes (but it could be much longer if traffic is heavy, which isn't unusual). SEPTA (the public transportation system) regional rail trains run hourly from the airport to 30th St. Station, leaving you only 2 blocks from campus. Taxis are also available. Amtrak trains from all parts of the country and SEPTA commuter trains stop at 30th St. Station, 2 blocks from campus. Greyhound bus lines serve Philadelphia from the depot in center city; from there, you can take a SEPTA bus or commuter train (from Jefferson Station to 30th St. Station) to campus.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From Princeton, Trenton and points North: Take 95 south to 676/Central Philadelphia exit. Then take 676 west to 76 east exit. Follow 76 east exit under railroad bridge and proceed into right lane as soon as it is safe to do so. Follow the sign for exit 39 (do not continue following 76 east). Go around the 30th St. train station. From New York and northern New Jersey: Take New Jersey Tpke. south to exit 4 (Camden/Philadelphia). Follow Rte. 73 north to Rte. 38 west. Travel 4.7 miles past Flower World and merge right onto Route 30 west. Follow 2.6 miles to the Ben Franklin Bridge. Cross bridge and stay in left lanes. Follow signs for 676 west. Follow 676 for 1 mile and take 76 east exit. Go under bridge and get into the right lane as soon as it is safe to do so and follow signs for Exit 39 (do not continue following 76 east). Go up ramp and around 30th Street Station to first light and make a right.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Drexel has negotiated discounted rates with hotels located in Philadelphia for students and families visiting the University. Visit (http://www.campustravel.com/university/drexel/visit_drexel.html)for more information.
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Hotels in the heart of Philadelphia's Downtown (Center City) are within minutes by taxi.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Office of Admissions
    3141 Chestnut St..
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: 1-800-2-Drexel
    Fax: 215-895-5939
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
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