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Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University

If you are interested in studying mechanical engineering, you may want to check out the program at Drexel University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Drexel is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 23,589 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 168 ME majors received their bachelor's degree from Drexel.

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

Drexel Mechanical Engineering Degrees Available

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

Drexel Mechanical Engineering Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the ME progam at Drexel compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The ME major at Drexel is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mechanical Engineering. 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Schools 78
Best Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 97
Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 104
Best Mechanical Engineering Schools 119

In 2021, 28 students received their master’s degree in ME from Drexel. This makes it the #74 most popular school for ME master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 4 students who received their doctoral degrees in ME, making the school the #105 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of Drexel ME Graduates

The median salary of ME students who receive their bachelor's degree at Drexel is $67,863. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 4% higher than the national average of $65,190 for all ME bachelor's degree recipients.


ME Student Demographics at Drexel

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

Drexel Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

11% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 168 ME students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Drexel, about 89% were men and 11% were women.


About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in ME at Drexel are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ME 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 ME.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 32
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 95
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

Drexel Mechanical Engineering Master’s Program

7% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 28 students earned a master's degree in ME from Drexel. About 7% of these graduates were women and the other 93% were men.


In the ME master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 32% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 12
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Drexel also has a doctoral program available in ME. In 2021, 4 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That ME Grads May Go Into

A degree in ME 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
Mechanical Engineers 16,590 $85,740
Cost Estimators 8,610 $67,330
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,220 $150,400
Engineering Professors 2,950 $114,870
Aerospace Engineers 940 $108,300


*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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