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DePaul University
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  • 4 Year
  • CHICAGO, IL

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

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DePaul is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,950 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the DePaul acceptance rate is 69%. Popular majors include Finance, Accounting, and Psychology. Graduating 70% of students, DePaul alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,100.

About

1 E JACKSON BLVD
CHICAGO, IL 60604
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Big East Conference

DePaul University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

DePaul Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1050-1260
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$31,872 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,282 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 189 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 229 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 228 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    49%
  • On Campus
    35%
  • Online
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,950 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,344
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 135 responses
  • Motivated
    19%
  • Determined
    18%
  • Independent
    18%
  • Diversity
    13%
  • Hard-working
    10%
  • Privileged
    7%
  • Successful
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 274 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 327 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 151 responses
  • Diverse
    30%
  • Great
    15%
  • Has many opportunities
    12%
  • Unique
    11%
  • Serivce-oriented
    9%
  • Scholarly
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 104 responses

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