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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for DePaul University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Rebecca from Chicago, IL
  • 63 out of 64 people found this review helpful

It's probably easy for most people to slack off in classes, but once you start it's hard to break those bad habits. If you keep your head in the game and prioritize, your classwork at DePaul should be no sweat. Advisers will place you in classes that will challenge you, but that you will be able to keep up with as well. Aside from the classroom though, I'm learning a lot about myself, my friends, and different communities and lifestyles. Chicago is a great place for a classroom. There's always something more to learn, especially when you're in the city.

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  • Yvonne from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-24-2017 I am a current student here

    Urban campus that allows for a city experience while still managing to give a bubble-like feel when on campus so you don't always feel like you just live in the city and are able to get a normal college feel on campus.

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  • Hannah from Gaithersburg, MD
  • May-26-2017 I am a past student here

    DePaul is a school for a very specific type of person- one who doesn't necessarily want to live like a college student, but rather an adult. There is absolutely no school spirit, most students live far (2-3 stops away) from campus, and the party scene is very underwhelming for students in general, and nonexistent for a freshman without a fake id. Overall, the academics are fine, but if you want an all-encompassing college experience, DePaul is not the place for you.

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  • Kayla - Circle Pines, MN
  • Apr-04-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Although I have not attended DPU yet, I am thrilled with the help and communication I receive from this University. They are understanding, friendly and extremely willing to help. Not only is the college amazing, but talk about Chicago, wow!

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  • Kathia from Cicero, IL
  • Jan-23-2017 I am a current student here

    DePaul University is a great college with a great vincentian mission statement. It has great opportunity for its students. DePaul works with its students to accommodate everyone's needs.

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  • Yesenia Anissa Macias from Chicago, IL
  • Sep-27-2016 I am a current student here

    Depaul is a great University. The staff is really helpful in making sure you, as the student, is successful. The university's goal is giving back to the community.

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  • noemi from chicago, il
  • Jun-29-2016 I am a current student here

    depaul is a very understanding and accepting school whether it be financially, socially, or academically. they offer resources for all types of students and make you feel as though you are not just another student id. the ratio of student to teacher is very low, making it a much more focused and participating classroom.

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  • kendall from fort lauderdale, fl
  • Apr-14-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    overall a very good school. the school of music is fantastic and the faculty seems to actually care about what they teach. all of this combined with being in chicago makes it an amazing school.

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  • Fatima
  • Dec-02-2015 I am a current student here

    DePaul is a very diverse school that puts a lot of emphasis on social justice and community service. It has two main campuses in Chicago, providing the best that downtown Chicago and it's surroundings have to offer to students. It is overall a great school for someone not seeking the typical college experience.

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  • Lauren from Commerce Twp.,, MI
  • Oct-13-2015 I am a past student here

    Depaul offers so many job and internship opportunities, on campus jobs are abundant, and so many great clubs and travel abroad opportunities. DePaul is not your normal college campus as well. The city is literally at your doorsteps and there is always something to do including marathons, museums, sports games, and festivals!

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