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DePaul University

  • Chicago, IL
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 54%46%
    student ratio
  • 16,420
    total students
  • $33,390 | $33,390
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 59%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 571
    sat math
  • 577
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 25
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architectural History and Criticism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (East)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication and Media Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming (Specific Applications)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Graphics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Software and Media Applications Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer and Information Systems Security
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Educational Leadership and Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Arabic
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Mathematics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Islamic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Educational Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Policy Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater Design and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Playwriting and Screenwriting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater Literature, History and Criticism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Acting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts and Stagecraft Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Theory and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine and Studio Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • E-Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Behavior
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Real Estate
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied19,957
    • Accepted11,948
    • Acceptance Rate59%
    • Enrolled16,420
    • Female Applicants11,945
    • Females Accepted7,327
    • Female Acceptance Rate61%
    • Male Applicants8,012
    • Males Accepted4,621
    • Male Acceptance Rate57%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Interview
      Minimum high school GPA of 3
      Audition/interviews for the School of Music and Theatre School applicants
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.65
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 577 530 630
    • SAT Math 571 520 630
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25 23 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$33,390
    • Out-of-state tuition *$33,390
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$600.00
    • Room and board *$12,103.00
    • Room only *$8,734.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students16,420
    • Male Student Percentage46%
    • Female Student Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino17.03%
    • Black or African American8.36%
    • White or Caucasian55.57%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.1%
    • Asian7.28%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.22%
    • Two or more races3.68%
    • Unknown5.02%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.75% representing 84 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students19.6% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 16%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Panhellenic Association, DePaul Activities Board, Student Government Association, Community Service Organizations, Catholic Campus Ministry
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Security lighting, prevention/awareness programs, on-campus police officers, video cameras, smoke detectors in residence halls, etc

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,944
    • Full-time Percentage50%
    • Part-time Percentage50%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 19,801 students to 1,220 faculty

Location & Contact

DePaul University

1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604-2287
USA

Carlene Klaas-Kennelly

Dean of Undergraduate Admission

Phone: 312-362-8300
Email: admission@depaul.edu



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