Drexel is ranked one of the best national universities in the category of Best National Universities in “America’s Best Colleges” for 2012 by U.S. News & World Reportfor the eighth consecutive year and in the top 100 for the fourth straight time. Drexel also ranked sixth among national universities in theU.S. News list of "Up-and-Comers," those schools most often cited by university administrators nationwide as making "the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, student life, campus, or facilities."
With more than 8,200 employees and over 23,500 students, Drexel is the fifth largest private-sector employer in Philadelphia and has a vibrant community of students, faculty and professional staff, and encourages the richness diversity brings to the workplace. Like its students, Drexel's employees are known for being passionate, entrepreneurial and innovative.