DePaul is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 13,168 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the DePaul acceptance rate is 70%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Accounting, and Public Relations. Graduating 73% of students, DePaul alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,300.
DePaul University Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.175 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.182 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.181 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities341 Graduates
Public Relations279 Graduates
Management Sciences and Information Systems208 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies178 Graduates
Cinematography and Video Production113 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.228 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.281 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.100 responses
DePaul University Reviews
DePaul University is academically stimulating, socially enriching, and caters to support individuals of any background. The academics are enlightening and incorporates a healthy balance of neurological stimulation without being too challenging. Diversity is present, however, can be improved (as anywhere else). The Athletic facilities are impressive! The Professors are individually unique and most often offer guidance, whether academically or on a more personal level. DePaul offers a wide range of student related resources and services that can benefit one's overall experience. DePaul is a platform, what you do with it is up to you!
I love the area and the people in town. Everyone is very nice and talkative at the school! There are countless resources for the students to use to help them learn and understand the materials they learn in every college and department. There are also resources for inclusiveness and to help the students stay involved within the school and its atmosphere. DePaul offers unlimited opportunities for internships, and they have a Career Center to help the students write their resumés, fill out job applications, prepare for job interviews, and find jobs for during and after attending the university.
I’m a freshman at DePaul and am about to head into my 2nd quarter. So far I love it! Chicago is incredible and despite the small campus, having access to so many diverse areas in the city is so worth it. My classes are interesting and incredibly engaging. The food isn’t nearly is bad as people make it out to be. The people are definitely unique because of how independent everyone is, which is really great but can make it difficult to make genuine friends. Overall, I love DePaul and can’t wait to see what else DePaul has in store for me.