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DePaul University
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  • Graduate School
  • CHICAGO, IL

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DePaul is a private, Catholic graduate school in Chicago, Illinois. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 7,930 graduate students. Of the 100 graduate programs offered at DePaul University, 14 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at DePaul University are Business, Law, and Nursing. 32% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
7,930
Part-Time Grad Students
2,540
Research Assistants
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Teaching Assistants
14
Racial Diversity
  • White
    45.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    11.7%
  • African American
    11.5%
  • Unknown
    10.9%
  • Hispanic
    9.8%
  • Asian
    8.4%
  • Multiracial
    2.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
  • Native American
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Driven
    38%
  • Down-to-earth
    10%
  • Friendly
    28%
  • Intellectual
    21%
  • Organized
    3%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 29 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    21%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    10%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    38%
  • Challenging and Helpful
    10%
  • Helped me grow
    3%
  • Intense, challenging, and helpful
    7%
  • Nothing
    10%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
83%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 29 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 29 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 29 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 29 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    17%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    17%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    38%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    14%
  • More than $100,000
    14%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 29 responses
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    10%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    3%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    7%
  • Did not graduate yet
    79%
55%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 29 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$116,661
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,210
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$457,390
National
$229,800

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