LeBow COVID-19 Response

International Students

Review the below frequently asked questions and answers about application deadlines, available resources and more. Please check the FAQ pages regularly, as information is updated to reflect the situation as it evolves. For additional information on University-wide procedures and updates, visit Drexel’s Response to Coronavirus website.

What is the graduate application deadline for international and domestic applicants?

The Fall 2020 final deadline to complete an application for international applicants was June 13, 2020. The Fall 2020 final deadline for domestic students was September 10, 2020. Unfortunately, we are unable to extend the international applicant deadline due to visa timeline restrictions.

For a list of upcoming application deadlines, visit the Graduate Application Requirements and Deadlines page.

To ensure the Admissions Committee reviews your application for your intended term, please complete your application and have all your supplemental materials submitted prior to the deadline.

Will Drexel LeBow waive the English Proficiency Requirement for my graduate application if I am unable to take the TOEFL/IELTS exam?

As of April 14, 2020, the TOEFL is available to be taken online through your personal computer at home. Please visit the ETS website to learn more and schedule your TOEFL at-home exam. The British Council is also offering the IELTS Indicator exam, which can be completed on your personal computer in lieu of the IELTS exam. Score requirements will remain the same.

Drexel LeBow is also accepting the Duolingo English Test to meet the English Proficiency Requirement for graduate programs. The Duolingo English Test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on-demand, and in under an hour for a small fee. The test is taken via a computer with a camera and includes a proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample which are shared with our admissions team when you send your results to the LeBow College of Business. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test. Drexel LeBow looks for a minimum score of 115 for the best chance of admission to our graduate programs.

If I have questions related to the Visa / immigration process, who do I contact?

Drexel’s Office of International Students and Scholars Services is available to assist you. Please contact them directly with your questions at isss@drexel.edu or view the FAQ. For an overview of Drexel’s response to COVID-19 and the F1/J1 Visa, view a presentation from our International Students & Scholars Services. Please be aware that, given the current situation, that office is extremely busy helping applicants, current undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Please be patient as a response may take some time.


Keeping our Community Safe

Drexel LeBow is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our community. For information about what to do before visiting campus and what to expect when you arrive, review our community health and safety policies.

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Virtual Programming

Meet new people, stay connected with peers or build your network through a variety of virtual events taking place during the fall term.

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Resources

Explore our list of resources available through LeBow, Drexel University and beyond, including technology support, student services and COVID-19 updates.

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