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DePaul, founded in 1898, is the largest private Catholic university in the U.S. and a college where "the world is brought into the classroom, and the classroom is taken out to engage in the world." Undergraduate education emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as service learning through its nationally recognized community-based service learning programs. The university promotes diversity in academic and student life by welcoming both full-time and part-time students who vary in age, background, ethnicity, and religious affiliation. Its 40-acre main campus is located in the historic Chicago neighborhood of Lincoln Park.

Website: www.depaul.edu/

Private
Co-ed
14,507
Undergraduate
Students
(52.9%) 7,669 Women
(47.1%) 6,838 Men
7,930
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 26,169 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.67
SAT Math
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
597 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,406
Tuition and Fees
$41,202
Room and Board
$14,736
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$28,782
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,542
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
909
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Chicago Population
2,714,856
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
19% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Blue Demon
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.2% Asian
8.1% Black/African-American
19.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.2% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students
3.1% from 113 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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