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DePauw University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$59,688 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$45,660 tuition
$12,240 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$788 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$59,688 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$45,660 tuition
$12,240 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$788 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$21,133 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
21% get federal aid ($5,242 avg)
10% get state aid ($4,993 avg)
96% get institn'l aid ($21,133 avg)
44% get loans ($6,847 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $22,629 97%
Federal Grant Aid $5,242 21%
Pell Grants $4,167 21%
Other Federal Grants $1,235 19%
Institution Grant Aid $21,133 96%
State Grant Aid $4,993 10%
Student Loans $6,847 44%
Federal Loans $5,743 44%
Other Loans $9,453 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 27
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does DePauw University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
204 E. Seminary St.
Greencastle, IN 46135-1772
(765) 658-4800
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,427
Out of State $1,427


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • David from Brooklyn, NY
  • Dec-29-2015 I am a current student here

    It's a small community, so you make a ton of friends for life, and the professors that you have have the chance to get to know you personally.

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  • 4
  • Sam from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-19-2015 I am a current student here

    DePauw provides a lot of financial packages. Though the price tag of the education may be hefty, it is worth it in my opinion. We have a lot of great resources, like the new gym. Clubs and organizations have large budgets, and it is pretty easy to find free things on campus.

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  • 3
  • Mary Jane from Wheaton, IL
  • Oct-22-2014 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a private liberal arts college. It is very expensive. Without scholarships, tuition, room & board would be way too non-economical.

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  • 4
  • Dyamond from Richton Park, IL
  • Aug-18-2014 I am a current student here

    You definitely get the bang for your buck. You get quality education, and professors who know you by first name. You work hard , and it will most definitely pay off.

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  • 3
  • Justine from Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    It depends. The school fee is at times a bit on the higher side, but the school's academics are excellent as well as the opportunities to network with successful alumni's. DPU also hosts its fair share of events like hosting influential talkers and putting on social events.

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