DREXEL UNIVERSITY

LeBow College of Business

USD 10,000 - USD 61,861 loan size
up to 20 years loan term

Courses supported

MBA
MS in Business Information Technology
MS in Business Analytics **
MS in Quantitative Finance
MS in Accounting

About the school

Drexel University was established in 1891 by legendary philanthropist and financier, Anthony J. Drexel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The college has had a rich history of merging academia seamlessly with industry for over 100 years.

The Bennett S. LeBow College of Business was started as per the founder's vision to transform business education. Students with ambition can connect with faculty and organisations that are experts and leaders in their fields. Together, they drive innovation and aim to spark potential in everyone.

Michael Baum (Founder and CEO of Splunk and FOUNDER.org; former VP of e-Commerce at Yahoo! and The Walt Disney Company) and Albert Boscov (CEO of Boscov's) are among Drexel University’s notable alumni. As a Dragon, i.e, a member of an influential global network of LeBow alumni of more than 40,000, LeBow alumni are expected to showcase innovation and take leadership roles in the future of businesses worldwide. Six LeBow alumni have made it to Drexel Magazine’s 2022 40 Under 40.

Philadelphia is nestled between the two major US cities of New York and Washington, DC, making it a hotspot for employment opportunities for graduates.

Where is the school located?

Life at the LeBow College of Business

Drexel LeBow brings in scholars from 120 countries and has created an inclusive campus that celebrates individual cultures. Every residence hall offers common recreation and study lounges, kitchens, and laundry facilities. Every room is equipped with cable TV and internet access. The Centre City Campus has Stiles Hall, which houses graduate students. It has 1, 2, or 3-bedroom apartments with community kitchens and refrigeration units available in each. There are affiliated housing properties available on campus as well.

A variety of on-campus dining choices are accessible to cater to student preferences. There is also a Community Student Association (CSA) that ensures students who live off campus have adequate transportation.

Additional benefits of studying at the LeBow College of Business

Drexel achieved R1 status for very high research activity in late 2018 in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. There is an office for Research and Innovation that drives innovation on campus. The US Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI) Foundational Science Research Unit has been granted $1.07 million for 3 years in 2022.

Drexel LeBow faculty are leading researchers in the field. The college has a tradition of integrating academics and industry for over a century, connecting enthusiastic students, professional faculty, and leading organisations to ignite potential. The faculty is housed in Gerri C. LeBow Hall. Some of the most notable programmes run by LeBow are their MBA programme, the specialised master's programme, their dual degree programme, certificate programme, and graduate minors programme. AACSB International has certified the Drexel LeBow College of Business, placing it in the top 20% of business schools worldwide.

Philadelphia campus

City

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

City Population

1.6 million

Region

North Eastern US

Climate

85.5°F (29.7°C) in summers and 34.3°F (1.3°C) in winters

Nearest Airport

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Time Zone

Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (UTC-4)

Fast facts

  • Overall job satisfaction of one-year-out Drexel graduate alumni working full time: 93%
  • Master’s and MBA students employed within 12 months of graduation: 92%
  • Average salary of master’s graduates working full time within 12 months of graduation: $94,763

Admissions criteria

Admission requirements and fees at Drexel University - LeBow College of Business may vary for different courses. A general set of admission requirements is as follows:

  • List all colleges, universities, and graduate and professional schools attended with official transcripts (mark sheets and degree certificates) in their native language and English
  • English proficiency requirement - Duolingo (minimum score of 115), TOEFL
  • 1 letter of recommendation from either a professional or academic reference
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • Professional CV/resume
  • A 300 to 500-word personal statement or essay
  • A tentative list of expenses an international student might incur:
  • Housing fees
  • Meal plan charges
  • Living expenses Please consult the school’s websites for detailed information and any updates to this information.

Job placements

Drexel LeBow’s Graduate Career Services takes charge of providing their MBA and MS students with an employment partner. The global Dragon Network and LeBow alumni together work as a tool to empower graduates. The Graduate Careers Services body ensures students have better employment opportunities through:

  • One-on-One Counselling: Counselling assistance for career exploration and creating a resume and cover letter is provided to all MBA and MS students and alumni, along with training. The counsellors also assist with career assessments, employer information, and mock interviews
  • LinkedIn feedback, job search strategies, professional development, networking, and more
  • Individualised counselling, workshops, and programmes designed for international students
  • They provide access to tools such as:
    • Big Interview: Provides hands-on practise through mock interviews and effective feedback
    • BA/MS Networking Toolbox: Gives tips and tricks to improve networking skills
    • CareerShift: A set of tools and applications to help students navigate the current job market
    • Handshake: A platform that helps connect students and recruiters
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Source: Drexel University - LeBow College of Business

Last updated: 02 Nov 2023

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