DePaul University: Statistics

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#601 of 14,131 In the World
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#192 of 2,496 In the United States
#9 of 100 In Illinois
#5 of 38 In Chicago
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Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
70%
Avg. cost to attend
$33,319 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
14,145
Graduates
7,777
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.depaul.edu

DePaul University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 70% 69% 71%
Applicants 27,869 11,058 16,811
Admissions 19,575 7,580 11,995
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,759 1,218 1,541
Freshmen enrolled part time 15 12 3

1,785 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

19,809 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 10808 (49%)
Hispanic 3974 (18%)
Asian 2331 (11%)
Black or African American 2172 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 1114 (5%)
Two or more races 830 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 629 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 30 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$33,319/year
Average aid awarded
$24,589
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $27,123
$30-48K $27,252
$48-75K $28,577
$75-110K $32,328
$110K+ $36,445

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $40,551$19,370
Tuition in-state $40,551$19,370
Tuition out-of-state $40,551$19,370
Fee in-district $651$390
Fee in-state $651$390
Fee out-of-state $651$390

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,826
Combined charge for room and board $15,093
Room charge $10,647
Meal charge $4,446

DePaul University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 94 404 6
Accounting 245 109
Finance, General 283
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 156 95
Law 233
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 186 40
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 3 206
Psychology, General 201 2
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 171 30
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 156 38
General Studies 141
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 136
Management Science 117 14
Mass Communication & Media Studies 128
Political Science and Government, General 102
Information Science & Studies 15 82
Human Computer Interaction 92
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration 90
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 26 58
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other 72
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 71
English Language and Literature, General 58 11
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 51 12
Elementary Education and Teaching 28 35
Journalism 42 20
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 40 21
Information Technology 58
Taxation 56
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 43 9
Sociology, General 41 11
Music Performance, General 17 34
Game and Interactive Media Design 44 5
Real Estate 16 31
Auditing 45
Financial Mathematics 44
Special Education and Teaching, General 11 33
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 31 12
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 32 10
Public Administration 42
Graphic Design 41
International Relations and Affairs 27 14
American & U.S. Law & Legal Studies & Jurisprudence 40
Management Information Systems, General 39
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 25 9
Business & Managerial Economics 33
Nursing Practice 31
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 29
Acting 19 9
Mathematics, General 21 7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 12 13 2
Neuroscience 27
Public Policy Analysis, General 5 22
Applied Mathematics, General 26
Art & Art Studies, General 25
Economics, General 25
History, General 20 5
Applied Statistics, General 23
Philosophy 17 6
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 23
Creative Writing 21
Curriculum and Instruction 7 14
Graphic Communications, General 21
Public Health, General 21
Playwriting and Screenwriting 5 15
Rhetoric and Composition 9 11
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 19 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 19
Environmental Studies 18
Actuarial Science 14 3
Anthropology, General 17
Computer Software Engineering 17
Business Analytics 16
Mathematics Teacher Education 3 13
Sustainability Studies 16
Architectural History and Criticism, General 15
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 15
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 4 11
Social Work 15
Environmental Science 12 2
Geography 14
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 14
Social Science Teacher Education 7 7
Medical Informatics 12
Organizational Communication, General 12
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 12
Women's Studies 9 3
Chemistry, General 6 5
Clinical Psychology 5 6
Jazz & Jazz Studies 6 5
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 11
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other 9
Physics, General 6 3
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 8
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 8
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 8
Health Communication 8
Computational Mathematics 7
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 5 2
Music Teacher Education 4 3
American & United States Studies & Civilization 6
Computer Game Programming 3 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 6
Criminology 6
Fine and Studio Arts Management 6
Mathematics and Computer Science 6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Reading Teacher Education 6
Sports Communication 6
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 5 1
Biology Teacher Education 1 4
Education, Other 5
History Teacher Education 2 3
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 5
Applied Economics 4
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services, Other 4
Experimental Psychology 2 2
French Language and Literature 3 1
Information Technology Project Management 4
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 3 1
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other 4
Secondary Education and Teaching 1 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3 1
Data Science, General 3
Design and Visual Communications, General 3
French Language Teacher Education 3
German Language and Literature 3
Intercultural & Multicultural and Diversity Studies 3
Italian Language and Literature 3
Latin American Studies 3
Music Management 3
Spanish Language Teacher Education 3
African-American & Black Studies 2
Art Teacher Education 1 1
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 2
Biochemistry 2
Catholic Studies 2
Chemistry Teacher Education 2
Chinese Studies 2
Computer Science 2
Directing and Theatrical Production 2
Health Law 2
International Law and Legal Studies 2
Music Theory and Composition 1 1
Physics Teacher Education 2
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods 2
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism 2
Theatre & Theatre Arts Management 2
Arabic Language and Literature 1
Community Psychology 1
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
Documentary Production 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Music, General 1
Music, Other 1
Nursing Science 1
Polymer Chemistry 1
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 1
Systems Engineering 1
Tax Law & Taxation 1
Grand Total 3,311 2,468 317
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 71% 71% 72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
12,363
Citations
296,310

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,037 / 84,148
Psychology
2,273 / 98,572
Business
2,098 / 75,222
Medicine
1,786 / 46,966
Computer Science
1,482 / 46,984
Political Science
1,443 / 13,493
Law
1,281 / 4,060
Sociology
1,227 / 24,558
Economics
1,073 / 28,258
Social Psychology
823 / 45,037
Art & Design
785 / 8,821
Mathematics
702 / 17,704
Engineering
561 / 15,328
Communications and Public Relations
474 / 16,668
Environmental Science
461 / 8,507
Biology
450 / 11,294
Child Psychology
392 / 27,259
Demography
366 / 15,682
Finance
349 / 8,748
History
343 / 1,169
Education Majors
336 / 9,373
Clinical Psychology
333 / 13,232
Gender Studies
322 / 4,534
Psychiatry
283 / 11,003
Health Science
271 / 6,433
Investment Banking and Stock trading
268 / 8,940
Marketing
267 / 21,604
Philosophy
260 / 363
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
256 / 6,508
Physics
256 / 8,310
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
239 / 703
Math Teachers
223 / 6,004
Management Information Systems
218 / 11,483
Criminology and Criminal Justice
211 / 1,998
Public Policy / Administration
210 / 4,744
Public Health
210 / 5,786
Healthcare Management (MHA)
207 / 4,281
Chemistry
191 / 3,062
Advertising
187 / 5,886
Gerontology
186 / 6,061

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 87 576
1992 107 638
1993 117 800
1994 103 881
1995 170 921
1996 180 1100
1997 195 1293
1998 214 1703
1999 231 1715
2000 235 2391
2001 263 2633
2002 297 3700
2003 307 4904
2004 313 5371
2005 377 6607
2006 360 7679
2007 396 9733
2008 464 11408
2009 558 13893
2010 531 15461
2011 628 17889
2012 613 20493
2013 635 22770
2014 1141 24229
2015 1931 25643
2016 739 24582
2017 546 24482
2018 532 22763
2019 520 25935
2020 597 29068
2021 613 31797

DePaul University alumni

  1. Gillian Anderson

    Gillian Anderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in DePaul University
    1986-1990 graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts
    Occupations
    singertelevision producerhuman rights activistvoice actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Gillian Leigh Anderson is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies's film The House of Mirth (2000), DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC/RTÉ crime drama television series The Fall, sex therapist Jean Milburn in the Netflix comedy drama Sex Education, and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of Netflix drama series The Crown. Among other honors, she has won two Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards.

  2. Stana Katic

    Stana Katic
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Stana Katic is a Canadian-American actress and producer. She played Kate Beckett on the ABC television romantic crime series Castle (2009–2016) and Agent Emily Byrne in the thriller series Absentia (2017–2020).

  3. Judy Greer

    Judy Greer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    film directorstage actorvoice actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Judith Therese Evans, known professionally as Judy Greer, is an American actress and comedian. She is primarily known as a character actress, who has appeared in a wide variety of films. She first rose to prominence in the late 1990s to early 2000s, appearing in the films Jawbreaker (1999), What Women Want (2000), 13 Going on 30 (2004), 27 Dresses (2008), and Love & Other Drugs (2010).

  4. Michael Rooker

    Michael Rooker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producertelevision actorkaratekafilm actor
    Biography

    Michael Rooker is an American actor known for his roles as Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), Chick Gandil in Eight Men Out (1988), Frank Baily in Mississippi Burning (1988), Terry Cruger in Sea of Love (1989), Rowdy Burns in Days of Thunder (1990), Bill Broussard in JFK (1991), Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger (1993), Sherman McMaster in Tombstone (1993), Jared Svenning in Mallrats (1995), Detective Howard Cheney in The Bone Collector (1999), Grant Grant in Slither (2006), Merle Dixon in AMC's The Walking Dead (2010–2013), Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), its sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), and the animated series What If...? (2021), and Savant in The Suicide Squad (2021).

General info

Alternative names DPU
Founded 1898
Motto Viam sapientiae monstrabo tibi
I will show you the way of wisdom
Colors royal blue, scarlet
Academic Calendar September to June (September - December; January-March; March-June)
Total FTE staff 2,653
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 1 E Jackson Blvd
Chicago, Illinois, 60604
United States
City population 2,746,000
Phone 3123628000
Fax +1 (312) 362 8521

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