DePauw University: Statistics

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#1777 of 14,131 In the World
#513 of 2,597 In North America
#465 of 2,496 In the United States
#9 of 55 In Indiana
#184 of 1,019 For Art History
Top50% For 9 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$30,183 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,752
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
depauw.edu

DePauw University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 68% 65% 72%
Applicants 5,481 2,487 2,994
Admissions 3,754 1,610 2,144
Freshmen enrolled full time 382 195 187

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
231 or 60%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1110
or below

75% of them
had 1360
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in DePauw University are 1110-1360 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
146 or 38%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in DePauw University are 22-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1090 (62%)
Nonresident Alien 261 (15%)
Hispanic 161 (9%)
Black or African American 109 (6%)
Asian 57 (3%)
Two or more races 43 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 30 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,183/year
Average aid awarded
$36,763
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,503
$30-48K $18,320
$48-75K $22,316
$75-110K $23,092
$110K+ $32,624

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $51,736
Tuition in-state $51,736
Tuition out-of-state $51,736
Fee in-district $974
Fee in-state $974
Fee out-of-state $974

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,480
Combined charge for room and board $13,788

DePauw University Majors

Major Bachelor's
Economics, General 54
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 51
Computer Science 37
Psychology, General 24
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 24
Biochemistry 19
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 18
Political Science and Government, General 17
International Public Health & International Health 16
Creative Writing 15
Music Performance, General 15
Education, General 14
Fine & Studio Arts, General 14
Cognitive Science, General 12
English Language and Literature, General 12
Music, General 11
Molecular Biology 10
Sociology, General 10
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 9
Environmental Science 8
History, General 8
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Environmental Biology 6
Geology & Earth Science, General 5
Philosophy 5
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 4
Anthropology, General 3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
French Language and Literature 3
Mathematics, General 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Engineering, General 2
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
Actuarial Science 1
African-American & Black Studies 1
Asian Studies & Civilization 1
Chemistry, General 1
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 1
Japanese Studies 1
Music Management 1
Physics, General 1
Grand Total 455
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 87% 89% 86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,375
Citations
30,653

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
584 / 7,748
Physics
197 / 9,836
Psychology
195 / 8,340
Sociology
167 / 2,398
Astrophysics and Astronomy
155 / 9,213
Art & Design
153 / 2,232
Computer Science
150 / 2,432
Medicine
122 / 2,529
Environmental Science
106 / 2,676
Political Science
103 / 855
Biology
102 / 3,594
History
79 / 773
Philosophy
75 / 779
Economics
74 / 1,572
Business
73 / 513
Mathematics
71 / 1,272
Social Psychology
56 / 3,444
Engineering
55 / 782
Gender Studies
54 / 1,406
Art History
53 / 1,435
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
48 / 655
Child Psychology
39 / 3,183
Education Majors
38 / 545
Demography
37 / 1,335
Chemistry
36 / 602
Math Teachers
35 / 310
Classics and Ancient History
34 / 45
Ecology
33 / 982
Literature
33 / 383
Multimedia
33 / 239
Geology
31 / 810
Cognitive Science
31 / 858
Media Studies
30 / 668
Botany
29 / 335
Law
28 / 139
Political Economy
26 / 399
Geography and Cartography
25 / 690
Creative Writing
23 / 252
Public Policy / Administration
21 / 149
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
21 / 79

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 71
1992 15 85
1993 10 97
1994 12 80
1995 10 120
1996 26 122
1997 11 144
1998 15 200
1999 14 170
2000 22 157
2001 30 231
2002 31 258
2003 36 381
2004 43 527
2005 47 688
2006 45 723
2007 44 969
2008 68 1037
2009 66 1324
2010 45 1524
2011 62 1781
2012 64 1966
2013 56 2247
2014 83 2343
2015 59 2478
2016 91 2430
2017 51 2512
2018 65 2361
2019 68 2467
2020 72 2842
2021 63 2678

DePauw University alumni

  1. Dan Quayle

    Dan Quayle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    businesspersonlawyerVice President of the United Statespolitician
    Biography

    James Danforth Quayle is an American politician who served as the 44th vice president of the United States from 1989 to 1993 under President George H. W. Bush. Before that, Quayle served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Indiana's 4th district from 1977 to 1981 and as a U.S. senator from Indiana from 1981 to 1989. Quayle unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for president in 2000.

  2. Brad Stevens

    Brad Stevens
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in DePauw University
    1995-1999 graduated with Bachelor of Science in economics
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Bradley Kent Stevens is an American basketball executive and former professional coach. He is the president of basketball operations for the Boston Celtics.

  3. Margaret Mead

    Margaret Mead
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1901-1978 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    curatorfilm directoranthropologistwriter
    Biography

    Margaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and the 1970s.

  4. Bret Baier

    Bret Baier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    William Bret Baier is the host of Special Report with Bret Baier on the Fox News Channel and the chief political correspondent for Fox. He previously worked as the network's Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent.

General info

Alternative names DePauw
Founded 1837
Motto Uncommon Success Begins at DePauw
Colors black, old gold
Academic Calendar Four-One-Four
Total FTE staff 586
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 313 S Locust St
Greencastle, Indiana, 46135-1772
United States
City population 10,000
Phone 7656584800
Fax +1 (765) 658 4007

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