14,816
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,589
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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-Kennelly
Dean of Undergraduate Admission
Email: admission@depaul.edu
Phone: 312-362-8300

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural History And Criticism Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Chinese Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Related Checkmark
International And Intercultural Communication Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Organizational Communication Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Related Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security Checkmark
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Programming Checkmark
Computer Programming (specific Applications) Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Software And Media Applications Related Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Education (multiple Levels) Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Arabic Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
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Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Islamic Studies Checkmark
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts And Stagecraft Related Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Related Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Playwriting And Screenwriting Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,613
Applied
15,506
Accepted
14,816
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

12,905
Females Applied
9,472
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,708
Males Applied
6,034
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
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/interview for School of Music and Theatre

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 606 550 670
SAT Math 588 530 640
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,369
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Fees

606
Full-time student fees
14,235
Room & board
10,224
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

23,589
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,812
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,269
Avg. Loan Aid
15,348
Avg. Grant Aid
12,156
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

14,816
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.29%
Black or African American 8.11%
White or Caucasian 52.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 9.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 3.71%
Other 3.11%

Gender

Male (47.52%)
Female (52.48%)

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 18%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
FEST (University festival), Blue Demon Week and Welcome Week

Student Services

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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 Fundamental Research in Academic Gaming, DePaul Community Service Association (DCSA), Black Student Union, DemonTHON and DePaul's Voices for the Animals

Campus Security & Safety

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24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security lighting, prevention/awareness programs, on-campus police 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
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing 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
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing 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
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing 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

1,855
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 916
Part-time - 939
Male - 983
Female - 872