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DePauw University
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  • 4 Year
  • GREENCASTLE, IN

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Report Card

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

About

313 S LOCUST ST
GREENCASTLE, IN 46135
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
North Coast Athletic Conference
From DePauw University

DePauw University is a private, top-tier national liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to a gold-standard educational experience that develops leaders the world needs and prepares our graduates for personal and professional success. Students are career-oriented, eager to take on rigorous classwork and enthusiastic about real-world experiences; more than 90% have internships or study abroad/away.

The campus includes a 520-acre Nature Park and is 100% residential, enhancing community and camaraderie in and out of the classroom; student-faculty relationships are cited as a powerful influence on graduates' lives. Centers and immersive Honors and Fellows programs provide intensive career and co-curricular activities. Many students participate in Greek life or are involved in more than 100 organizations and at least one of 23 Division III sports. The combination of small classes, consequential co-curriculars and an inclusive community provide an unsurpassed student experience.

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DePauw University Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
68%
SAT Range
1110-1360
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,183 / 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
$36,763 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 35 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 36 responses

Majors

Honor Scholar and Fellows Programs

DePauw’s Honor Scholar and Fellows programs feature interdisciplinary, immersive experiences, and professional and academic development, that complement a chosen major or minor. Honor Scholar students gain academic breadth, while Fellows dive deep into a specified field. DePauw also features co-curricular Centers for more hands-on experiences that benefit students in a wide variety of fields.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,719 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
33
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Work hard. Play Hard.
    46%
  • Balanced
    31%
  • Determined
    15%
  • lazy
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
74%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 47 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Work hard. Play hard.
    56%
  • Wealthy
    20%
  • Dedicated
    8%
  • Determined
    8%
  • A nightmare
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$54,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
87%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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