DePaul University: Ranking & Review

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DePaul University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate72%69%73%
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
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
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
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 Services1,1207811,901
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2465442792
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs51987606
Visual and Performing Arts298131429
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities34125366
Health Professions and Related Programs18212418324
Social Sciences123264297
Legal Professions and Studies12223235
English Language and Literature & Letters8449133
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1498112
Mathematics and Statistics444589
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services503888
Biological and Biomedical Sciences72274
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies261036
Philosophy and Religious Studies247233
Natural Resources and Conservation3232
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics25631
Physical Sciences19827
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11314
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1111
Architecture and Related Services77
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesDPU
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

Address1 E Jackson Blvd
Chicago, Illinois, 60604
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population2,722,000
Fax+1 (312) 362 8521

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