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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 Erin Updegraff
Executive Director, First-Year Recruitment & Admission
Email: admission@depaul.edu
Phone: 312-362-8300

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

31,785
Applied
22,302
Accepted
14,134
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

19,539
Females Applied
14,088
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

12,246
Males Applied
8,214
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Other requirements: Audition/interviews required for School of Music and Theatre School applicants. Animation majors must submit portfolio and creative statement.

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 604 550 660
SAT Math 584 520 640

Financial Aid

28,301
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,540
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,892
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,092
Avg. Loan Aid
17,935
Avg. Grant Aid
24,589
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
69.6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

14,134
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.2%
Black or African American 7.48%
White or Caucasian 48.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 12.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.37%
Other 1.58%

Gender

Male (44.75%)
Female (55.25%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 17%

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

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
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
Archery Checkmark No Checkmark
Badminton Checkmark No Checkmark
Baseball Checkmark No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No Checkmark
Football Checkmark No Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark No Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No Checkmark
Rowing Checkmark No Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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

Faculty

1,763
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 860
Part-time - 903
Male - 913
Female - 850
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