DePaul University
#447 Overall Influence#308 Desirability Rank

DePaul University

Private university in Chicago, Illinois

About This School

How does this school stack up?

DePaul University is a private Catholic research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded by the Vincentianss in 1898, the university takes its name from the 17th-century French priest Saint Vincent de Paul. In 1998, it became the largest Catholic university by enrollment in the United States. Following in the footsteps of its founders, DePaul places special emphasis on recruiting first-generation students and others from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

26,169

Acceptance

68%

Graduation Rate

73%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$39,369

Fees (in-state)

$606

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$24,170
30K-48K$25,457
48K-75K$25,607
75K-110K$29,629
110K+$33,989

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$60,200

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

19K

Under-Grads

15K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL 60604

What is DePaul University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#137 World Rank #66 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#192 World Rank #105 USA Rank
Law
#194 World Rank #113 USA Rank
Political Science
#221 World Rank #118 USA Rank
Psychology
#359 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Philosophy
#190 World Rank #137 USA Rank
Business
#373 World Rank #161 USA Rank
Computer Science
#339 World Rank #179 USA Rank
Education
#471 World Rank #190 USA Rank
Literature
#267 World Rank #191 USA Rank
Communications
#415 World Rank #228 USA Rank
History
#711 World Rank #251 USA Rank
Mathematics
#705 World Rank #254 USA Rank
Chemistry
#552 World Rank #336 USA Rank
Nursing
#1131 World Rank #370 USA Rank
Economics
#896 World Rank #378 USA Rank
Medical
#1129 World Rank #454 USA Rank
Sociology
#1441 World Rank #582 USA Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#193 World Rank #145 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1256 World Rank #394 USA Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are DePaul University's Most influential alumni?

DePaul University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Business, and Law. DePaul University’s most academically influential people include Philip Kotler, George Papadopoulos, and Todd Beamer.

Philip Kotler
Philip Kotler

American marketing author, consultant and professor

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George Papadopoulos
George Papadopoulos

American political advisor

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Todd Beamer
Todd Beamer

Passenger of hijacked flight United 93 and subsequent victim

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John Barrowman
John Barrowman

Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, musical theatre performer, writer and television personality

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Edward M. Burke
Edward M. Burke

Chicago alderman

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Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson

American film, television and theatre actress, activist and writer

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Paul Dinello
Paul Dinello

American actor and director

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Karl Malden
Karl Malden

American actor

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Hemant Mehta
Hemant Mehta

American activist

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Michael Muhney
Michael Muhney

Actor

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Kobi Kambon

African-American psychologist

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Gerima Haile
Gerima Haile

Ethiopian director, film professor, philosopher, and writer

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