Drexel University

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Drexel University
Type Private non-profit
Established 1891 (1891)
President John Anderson Fry
Provost M. Brian Blake
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and gold
Nickname Dragons
Website drexel.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19245

Drexel University is a private research university with three campuses in Philadelphia and one in Sacramento, California. It was founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel, a noted financier and philanthropist. As of 2016, nearly 26,000 students are enrolled in over 70 undergraduate programs and more than 100 master's, doctoral, and professional programs at the university.[1] Drexel's cooperative education program (co-op) is a unique aspect of the school's degree programs, offering students the opportunity to gain up to 18 months of paid, full-time work experience in a field relevant to their undergraduate major or graduate degree program prior to graduation.

As of 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Drexel 96 among national universities.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Informatics
45 credit hours
Available online? Yes
Program URL: https://drexel.edu/cci/academics/graduate-programs/health-informatics/ms-in-health-informatics/

Additional external links


  1. "Fast Facts". Drexel University. http://www.drexel.edu/about/glance/fast-facts/. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  2. "Davenport University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/davenport-university-2249. Retrieved 28 October 2016.