DePaul University: Ranking & Review

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Chicago Rank United States Rank World Rank
6 189 538
Top 4%

DePaul University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%69%73%
Applicants21,6138,70812,905
Admissions15,5066,0349,472
Enrolled undergraduates2,5421,1141,428
Enrolled total (including graduate students)22,76910,72712,042

6,278 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,892 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

DePaul University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $56,275 $56,275
Off-campus $56,275 $56,275
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,797 and other expenses per full academic year.

DePaul University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,684 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $38,410 $38,410
Fees for full-time undergraduates $600 $600
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $615 $615
Tuition for Full-time graduates $19,344 $19,344
Fees for full-time graduates $345 $345
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $813 $813

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,120 781 1,901
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 246 544 2 792
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 519 87 606
Education 129 332 7 468
Visual and Performing Arts 298 131 429
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 341 25 366
Health Professions and Related Programs 182 124 18 324
Social Sciences 1 232 64 297
Psychology 212 23 10 245
Legal Professions and Studies 12 223 235
English Language and Literature & Letters 84 49 133
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 14 98 112
Mathematics and Statistics 44 45 89
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 50 38 88
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 72 2 74
History 37 6 43
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 26 10 36
Philosophy and Religious Studies 24 7 2 33
Natural Resources and Conservation 32 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25 6 31
Physical Sciences 19 8 27
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 11 3 14
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11 11
Architecture and Related Services 7 7
Grand Total13,7352,3952626,393

A total of 3,736 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at DePaul University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,657 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate71%67%73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

General info

Alternative namesDPU
Founded1898
MottoViam sapientiae monstrabo tibi
I will show you the way of wisdom
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsroyal blue, scarlet
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff2,864
Instructional FTE1,230
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.depaul.edu
Address1 E Jackson Blvd
Chicago, Illinois, 60604
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone3123628000
Fax+1 (312) 362 8521

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