1898
Founded
14,816
Undergraduates
7,953
Graduate and Law
15:1
Student-to-Faculty-Ratio
87%
Faculty with Ph.D.
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ABOUT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY

QUALITY EDUCATION

Teaching and learning are priorities at DePaul. That might seem obvious, but we are the largest private university whose faculty members’ priority is teaching.

ENVIRONMENT

Set in the heart of Chicago - the 3rd-largest city and one of the most vibrant and exciting in the US. Chicago is headquarters for many global companies and a regional hub for virtually every industry. Located in the heart of the city, DePaul connects you to that community.

STUDENT CENTERED APPROACH

DePaul provides a highly interactive learning environment through expert instruction, small class sizes and real world projects. 98% of classes are taught by faculty members, not teaching assistants. Professors who focus on you- where they will know your name, concerns and goals.

FAST FACTS

Founded: 1898
Size:
14,214 Undergraduates
7,850 Graduate and Law
22,064 Total
Students come from all 50 states and 114 countries
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
Chicago is a world-class city that truly has something for everyone. Here, you will have access to museums, the world’s best restaurants, and over 200 theaters right on your doorstep. Chicago is a hub for international trade and
foreign investment. We are home to over 80 consulates general and have thriving relationships with our 28 sister cities worldwide. No matter where you are from or what you love to do, you will soon be feeling right at home in Chicago.

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LIFE IN CHICAGO
The Princeton Review recently ranked Chicago third for the Best College Cities in the US. DePaul has two main campuses in Chicago- Lincoln Park and the Loop. Located in the heart of Chicago’s historic Lincoln Park neighborhood, the Lincoln Park Campus offers a traditional residential university environment.
The Loop Campus offers students all the advantages of a university campus with the facilities and connections to the city’s thriving downtown business community. DePaul offers residence halls on both campus. Housing is guaranteed to new students and about 72% of freshman live on campus.

CHICAGO FACTS & FIGURES

Home to former US President Barack Obama
Over 30 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the metropolitan area
50 Museums
200 Art Galleries
190+ Live Performance Theaters
45 Km of Lakefront
7 Professional Sports Teams
24 Beaches
500+ Parks
7,300 Restaurants
25+ Annual Music Festivals
RANKINGS
#125 IN NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT (2020)
#56 BEST UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT (2020)
#42 IN THE NATION FOR MOST INNOVATIVE SCHOOL​
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT (2020)
#45 TOP UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOLS TO STUDY GAME DESIGN
THE PRINCETON REVIEW (2020)
#23 UNDERGRADUATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM IN THE NATION
THE PRINCETON REVIEW (2020)
TOP FILM SCHOOL IN THE WORLD
VARIETY (2020)
COLLEGES AND MAJORS
THE RICHARD H. DRIEHAUS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION
COLLEGE OF COMPUTING AND DIGITAL MEDIA
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
SCHOOL OF MUSIC
THE THEATRE SCHOOL
More than 150 undergraduate programs of study combine practical expertise with current theory, preparing students for both immediate and long-term success.
Save time and money with the value of a Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s Degree.
STUDENT OUTCOMES
At DePaul, success for students is not just something we strive for; it is something we help to achieve. Graduates leave the university equipped with the tools, resources and connections to make sound career decisions, plan for their future and find employment. We help students understand how their unique DePaul education prepares them for the marketplace and provides flexibility in choosing and pursuing post-graduate options. We are proud of our graduates.
As a DePaul student, you will be connected to over 190,000 alumni worldwide—116,000 in the Chicago metropolitan area alone.
92% of graduates are employed or continuing education within six months of graduation
84% of employed graduates are in a job related to their degree
4,500+ Student Internships a year, putting DePaul in the top 10% of universities sending students on internships
APPLICATION DEADLINES
Freshman application deadline: Feb. 1 and on a space-available basis after this date
Transfer application deadlines: Rolling admission depending on their intended start date
SCHOLARSHIPS
Each year DePaul awards over $33 million in academic scholarships. International students are eligible for the same academic scholarships and in the same amounts as American students. Freshman academic scholarships range from $10,000 to $24,000 per year.
TUITION
As a private university, all students pay the same tuition amounts.

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