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Academic Rigor
4.2963
Dorm Life
3.6087
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Bang for the buck
3.8696
Clubs and Activities
4.5714
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Most Helpful Review for DePauw University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Claire from Mount Prospect, IL
  • 26 out of 26 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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  • Gabrielle from FPO, AP
  • Jan-24-2018 I am a current student here

    Liberally and politically driven; great if you want discussions on how culture and diversity affects things. It's a small campus, so you'll probably run into friends and teachers often, and you'll have a closer relationship with your teachers. It's also in a small town, which has it's ups and downs.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-13-2017 I am a current student here

    Overall, it offers a good experience. At first, there is a lot to get used to since it is a small campus but the more you join and try to get to know people, the better the experience.

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  • Noemi from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-05-2017 I am a current student here

    Depauw University is a small school with huge opportunities. Out of five stars I would give it five stars. They show that they want to create a great environment that will help develop their students in having a good career future.

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  • David from Brooklyn, NY
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    DePauw University is absolutely amazing. The academic world is insanely rigorous, and is an entire 100 steps up from high school academics. It's also a small community, and there is a ton of support offered to the students on campus.

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  • Nate from Shorewood, IL
  • Nov-14-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I absolutely loved my Fall Friday visit to DePauw. The day was customized to my interests and I had access to classes, professors and other faculty. I would highly recommend visiting on a Fall Friday to get the full DePauw experience.

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  • Sam from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-19-2015 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a small school, which means students tend to be involved and engaged. It is networking and career-focused, with easy access to professors. It is also explorative and interdisciplinary: one should prepare to study different subjects.

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  • Mary Jane from Wheaton, IL
  • Oct-22-2014 I am a current student here

    A second home, the DePauw community is truly a family. We are friendly, super fun, and always up for a good party. DePauw has a Midwestern campus with smart, engaging professors.

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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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