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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for DePauw University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Claire from Mount Prospect, IL
  • 25 out of 25 people found this review helpful

I just finished my first year at DePauw and I absolutely loved every minute of it. I know DePauw would not be the perfect fit for everyone, so I will try to explain the campus and the atmosphere as best as I can. Greek life is huge at DePauw, but do not have that turn you away. Going into college I never thought that I would join a sorority. I pictured sororities in the stereotypical television depicted way and it is nothing like that at all! Trust me, give it a shot. ...

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  • Dyamond from Richton Park, IL
  • Aug-18-2014 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a wonderful university filled with a diverse group of students, and faculty that care about students success. Professors as well as peers encourage each other to strive for the best, and nothing less. I would give DePauw a solid 9.5 out of 10.

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  • Shelly from Indianapolis, IN
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a past student here

    Good academics and wonderful professors provide a rigorous learning experience. Extremely expensive with little to no difference between it and other schools with the exception that it is private. Social life is a complete Greek system, out-casting those not in a fraternity or sorority, depressing individuality and creating pettiness and a judgmental, hostile environment with dangerous drinking pressures.

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  • Justine from Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Depauw University is a small, peaceful and beautiful campus located in the middle of rural Indiana. The small size also helps to create a close knit community amongst students. One key highlight is the academics and unparalleled access to your professors.

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  • Taylor from Mooresville, IN
  • Nov-29-2013 I am a current student here

    DePauw will create so many opportunities for you and help you even after college! There are so many options for students here from course selections to study abroad opportunities! If you like to have options this is the university for you too!

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  • Susan from Evansville, IN
  • Apr-23-2013 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a beautiful, diverse campus. There are tons of opportunities to get involved, and it's very easy to find a place where you fit in. It's a pricey education, but it's worth it and DePauw offers a great amount of financial aid to those that need it.

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  • Erin from Greenwood, IN
  • Mar-10-2013 I am a current student here

    A whole new world full of opportunities for personal, academic, and social growth. Everyone on campus is super personable, approachable, and friendly. The school really works to make you happy and keep you here so you can explore academically and discover the world, as well as your place in it.

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  • Britni from Greencastle, IN
  • Feb-27-2013 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a very small and welcoming campus. The teachers are very educated and they are more than happy to help students outside of class. The education one gets here is amazing and gives us great opportunities after we graduate.

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  • Maria
  • Feb-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Super good school academically. Super expensive as well. Students who are very invested in Majority Greek life can be very annoying. Majority of students go Greek. I'm an independent and I'm surviving so you'll be fine.

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  • Connor from Joliet, IL
  • Nov-19-2012 I am a current student here

    DePauw University is a small liberal arts college and a music conservatory in the small town of Greencastle, Indiana. Though less than 2,300 students call DePauw their college, the alumni support is incredible and extremely helpful when it comes to looking for jobs. The first-year program at DePauw is one of the best parts of students' first year and students stay close friends with those from their mentor groups throughout their four years here.

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  • FRANK from Evansville, IN
  • Jul-16-2012 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a great school with a great community around it. The professors are very approachable. They are always willing to help and help you succeed

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