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Application Checklist

  1. Admissions Application

    Apply online.

  2. Application Fee

    The $75 application fee is waived for all students who apply online and for graduate applicants that submit the application during a campus visit.

  3. Transcripts

    Official transcripts must be sent directly to Drexel University Sacramento from all the colleges/universities that you have attended. Transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the college/university seal over the flap. You must provide transcripts even if the credits do not appear relevant or were from a college where you earned credit that was transferred to another institution. Your admission decision may be delayed if you do not send transcripts from all colleges and universities where you have completed coursework.

    Additional information for undergraduate applicants: If you have completed undergraduate coursework from an international college or university that you would like to receive transfer credits for, please submit syllabus/course descriptions along with your notarized English translation for evaluation of transfer credits.

    Official World Education Services (WES) Course-by-Course evaluation must to be completed by applicants who have foreign transcripts or a completed degree from a non-US higher education institution. The evaluation needs to be sent directly to Drexel University from WES (

  4. Letters of Recommendation

    Refer to the Application Requirements and Deadlines for the number of recommendations that you are required to submit for your program. To submit recommendation letters, please use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form.

    Alternatively, your recommender may submit the recommendation via email to

  5. Standardized Test Scores (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL)

    Refer to the Application Requirements and Deadlines to determine if you are required to submit standardized test scores. If required, official copies of test results must be sent to Drexel. Drexel's GRE test code is 2194, the GMAT test code is 6GJ-QT-85, and the TOEFL test code is 2194.

  6. Undergraduate Language Requirement

    Applicants whose native language is not English will be required to submit a valid TOEFL or IELTS score. Scores are valid for a period of two years. The TOEFL can be waived if:

    • The applicant has completed English I & II and earned a grade of C or better from a regionally accredited institution in the United States the TOEFL will be waived or
    • Completed four years of high school and received a high school diploma from the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada, or Ireland.
  7. Essay

    To further aid the admissions committee in evaluating your application, you must submit a personal statement of approximately 500 words (unless otherwise specified in the requirements for your program). Please refer to the Application Requirements and Deadlines for your program's specific essay topic and requirements, if applicable. If your program does not have a specific essay topic, your personal statement should detail your reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

    You may submit your essay by emailing it to

  8. Resume

    Required for all graduate degree programs, resumes may be emailed to

  9. Nonmatriculated Students

    Drexel Sacramento does not accept students on a nonmatriculated basis.

  10. Mail Application Materials To

    Drexel University Sacramento
    One Capitol Mall, Suite 260
    Sacramento, CA 95814