Originally the Drexel Institute of Technology, it became a university in 19??.
The university has ten colleges and schools:
- Arts and Sciences
- Bennett S. LeBow College of Business
- Evening & Professional Studies
- Information Science and Technology
- Media Arts and Design
- School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
- School of Education
- School of Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy (SESEP)
- Hospitality Management
In 19?? Drexel took over administration of MCP Hahnemann University.