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DePaul University

Chicago, IL

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Overview

DePaul University is a University institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 East Jackson Boulevard
Suite 900
Chicago, IL  60604
United States
Contact Carlene Klaas
Dean of Undergraduate Admission
Email: admission@depaul.edu
Phone: 312-362-8300

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural History And Criticism, General Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Chinese Studies Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Japanese Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
E-commerce/electronic Commerce Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Non-profit/public/organizational Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
International And Intercultural Communication Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Sports Communication Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services, Other Checkmark
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Game Programming Checkmark
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Programming, Specific Applications Checkmark
Computer Programming/programmer, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Software And Media Applications, Other Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Systems Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Arabic Language And Literature Checkmark
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Data Science, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Catholic Studies Checkmark
Islamic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astrophysics Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Applied Economics Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Comedy Writing And Performance Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Theatre Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,869
Applied
19,575
Accepted
14,145
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

16,811
Females Applied
11,995
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

11,058
Males Applied
7,580
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
One recommendation
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
Other requirements: Audition/interviews required for School of Music and Theatre School applicants, portfolio and creative statement required for animation majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 589 530 640
SAT Math 582 530 640

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

40,551
Private
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Fees

651
Full-time student fees
15,093
Room & board
10,647
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

26,860
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,473
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,924
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,186
Avg. Loan Aid
16,258
Avg. Grant Aid
22,900
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

14,145
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.87%
Black or African American 7.94%
White or Caucasian 50.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 11.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 4.53%
Other 1.81%

Gender

Male (46.67%)
Female (53.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 1%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, FEST (University festival) and Blue Demon Week

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
DePaul Community Service Association (DCSA), Black Student Union, DemonTHON, Panhellenic Council and DePaul Activities Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security lighting, prevention/awareness programs, on-campus public safety officers, video cameras, smoke detectors in residence halls

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,792
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 874
Part-time - 918
Male - 907
Female - 885
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