DePaul University

Women's WCLA Contact: Josie Paul
9 / 10
14,507 Undergrads / 22,437 Students
9 / 10
$32,022 Net Price
4 / 10
68% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
61% / 74%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater Milwaukee Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Greater Boston Area
Where Grads Work
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Northern Trust Corporation
  • Allstate
  • AT&T
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • Walgreens
  • Bank of America
  • IBM
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Montana New Mexico Oklahoma & Texas
  • Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Aon Hewitt
  • Northwestern University
  • BMO Harris Bank
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Information Technology
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
520 - 650
510 - 620
1110 - 1330
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 26,895 10,579 16,316
% Admitted 68% 65% 71%
% Admits That Enroll 14% 17% 13%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.56
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (30%)
    Communication & Journalism (13%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (10%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (9%)
    General Studies (8%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (8%)
    Finance, General (7%)
    Accounting (7%)
    Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other (7%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (5%)
    Cinematography and Film/Video Production (5%)
    Management Science (4%)
    Computer Science (3%)
    Education (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$41,202
    Books & Supplies$1,104
    Cost of Living$14,736
    Personal Expenses$2,364
    Sticker Price$59,406

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    98% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship98%$24,087
    Federal Grants30%$4,807
    Pell Grants30%$4,522
    Other Federal3%$3,305
    State & Local Grants28%$4,582
    Institutional Grants98%$21,315
    Student Loans59%$7,109
    Federal Loans58%$5,220
    Other Loans6%$18,166

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $593 Million $26,448

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,257.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,499 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,344 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $53,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.69 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 61% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 5
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 19 16
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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