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DePaul University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

25,145 students

68% admitted

  • 18,824 full time
  • 6,321 part time
  • 8,711 men full time
  • 10,113 women full time
  • 12,031 applied
  • 8,281 admitted
  • 2,241 enrolled

15,801 Undergraduates

$31,650 tuition/year

  • 9,093 Graduates
  • 251 Non-Degree
  • $31,650 out of state
  • $645 fees
  • $11,717 room & board
  • $1,134 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Quarter
School Mascot: Blue Demons
School Colors: Royal blue, scarlet, and black
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Jonathan from Chicago, IL
  • 0
  • there is a good academic experience with fair grading. there are plenty of opportunities for better advancement. the advisors are really helpful.…

  • Feb-25-2012 Read More
  • Elizabeth from Austin, TX
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  • DePaul is full of opportunities but is also geared towards challenging their students. It is a mission-based institution that strives to carry that mission out every day. It is place…

  • Sep-25-2012 Read More
  • Gina from Edina, MN
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  • If I were to describe DePaul in three sentences i'd have to say, it's very unique, as in location, religion, as well as culturally. There are so many different kinds…

  • Oct-24-2012 Read More
  • Jessica from Plainfield, IL
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  • It a very diverse school with people from all different walks of life. Its a great Catholic university with great academics that really encourages you to try new thing. They…

  • Mar-19-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The Office of Mission and Values engages faculty, staff and students in ways that measurably enhance their understanding and support of DePaul's Catholic and Vincentian identity. These internal constituencies, in turn, provide the leadership that will enable DePaul to increase its strategic capacities by maximizing our strengthes as the leading urban, Catholic and Vincentian University in the United States.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Gloria from Cary, IL
  • Dec-26-2011 I am a current student here

    I love DePaul. The location of the two main campuses are perfect. The professors are understanding and helpful. Everything about the university is amazing, in my opinion.

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  • 5
  • Luke from Dubuque, IA
  • Dec-15-2011 I am a current student here

    I personally love DePaul, but I would say it isn't for everyone. If you aren't willing to break your comfort zone you will have trouble meeting friends. My best advice is to be personable and outgoing and prop your door open! Chicago is seriously the greatest city in the world and DePaul really uses it as part of the classroom. They give you free tickets to all sports-- it's a shame how few people take advantage of it. My biggest knock is the lack of school spirit here, but I'm working on changing that.

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  • 3
  • Ricky from Burbank, IL
  • Dec-10-2011 I am a current student here

    This actually is biased on my part. Because of my loaded schedule, and the unfortunate instance of having roommates my freshman and sophomore year that are never home, I have very little to no social life. In actuality, though, DePaul has been ranked consistently high on the Nation's Happiest Students list, if not ranked #1. DePaul has a good amount of extra-curriculars (over 300), so you can find something to do (which I recommend doing). In addition, DePaul is located in the city, which means there are endless possibilities in finding something to do. The people are friendly for the most part as well. The average person should have no trouble meeting new people.

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  • 5
  • Damaris from Hanover Park, IL
  • Aug-25-2011 I am a current student here

    Given that DePaul is located in Chicago, there's always something to do. DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus is conveniently located by the beach, the zoo, and of course, downtown Chicago. Within a matter of minutes you can be at Millenium Park, Water Tower Place, the Art Institute, Zoo, or beach. Besides there being many things to do in Chicago, I also happen to be involved in campus through clubs, which gives me many more things which I can do. The staff is very friendly, and there are many things available at DePaul, most free! I can honestly say I have made a good choice by having had chosen to go to DePaul.

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