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Computer Science at Drexel University

What traits are you looking for in a compsci school? To help you decide if Drexel University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's compsci program.

Drexel is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 23,589. Of the 3,440 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University in 2021, 121 of them were computer science majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Science section at the bottom of this page.

Drexel Computer Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CompSci
  • Master’s Degree in CompSci
  • Doctorate Degree in CompSci

Online Classes Are Available at Drexel

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Drexel does offer online education options in compsci for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

Drexel Computer Science Rankings

The compsci major at Drexel is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

In 2021, 54 students received their master’s degree in compsci from Drexel. This makes it the #65 most popular school for compsci master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in compsci, making the school the #103 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do CompSci Graduates from Drexel Make?

The median salary of compsci students who receive their bachelor's degree at Drexel is $72,421. This is 15% higher than $63,247, which is the national average for all compsci bachelor's degree recipients.


CompSci Student Demographics at Drexel

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the compsci majors at Drexel University.

Drexel Computer Science Bachelor’s Program

13% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 121 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Drexel in 2020-2021, 87% were men and 13% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its compsci bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Drexel University with a bachelor's in compsci.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 39
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 44
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Drexel Computer Science Master’s Program

31% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 54 compsci students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Drexel, about 69% were men and 31% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Drexel University with a master's in compsci.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 21
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Drexel also has a doctoral program available in compsci. In 2021, 1 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That CompSci Grads May Go Into

A degree in compsci can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Drexel University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Software Applications Developers 28,260 $96,370
Computer Workers 19,010 $87,040
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,070 $146,860
Computer Programmers 8,990 $85,800
Systems Software Developers 8,810 $103,520


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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