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Public Health at Drexel University

Every public health school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the public health program at Drexel University stacks up to those at other schools.

Drexel is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 23,589 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 24 students received a bachelor's degree in public health from Drexel.

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

Drexel Public Health Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health
  • Doctorate Degree in Public Health

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.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Drexel offers distance education options for public health at the following degree levels:

Drexel Public Health Rankings

The public health major at Drexel is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Health. 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, 44 students received their master’s degree in public health from Drexel. This makes it the #98 most popular school for public health master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in public health, making the school the #91 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Public Health Graduates from Drexel Make?

The median salary of public health students who receive their bachelor's degree at Drexel is $29,974. This is less than $32,238, which is the national average of all public health majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Public Health Student Demographics at Drexel

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

Drexel Public Health Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 24 public health students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Drexel, about 29% were men and 71% were women. The typical public health bachelor's degree program is made up of only 21% men. So male students are more repesented at Drexel since its program graduates 8% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% more racial-ethnic minorities in its public health 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 public health.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Drexel Public Health Master’s Program

82% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The public health program at Drexel awarded 44 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 18% of these degrees went to men with the other 82% going to women.


Of the students who received a public health master's degree from Drexel, 55% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 24
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Public Health Grads May Go Into

A degree in public health 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
Medical and Health Services Managers 16,410 $97,310
Health Specialties Professors 12,420 $95,160
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 4,370 $70,330
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,050 $74,430
Community Health Workers 2,000 $41,550


*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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