DePaul University

#653 / #193
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private Catholic university in Chicago, Illinois

DePaul University Featured Rankings

About DePaul University

According to Wikipedia, DePaul University is a private, Catholic research university in Chicago. 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 North America. Following in the footsteps of its founders, DePaul places special emphasis on recruiting first-generation students and others from disadvantaged backgrounds.

DePaul University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
27,869 70% 71%

How Much Does DePaul University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $26,173
30K - 48K $25,842
48K - 75K $28,075
75K - 110K $30,877
110K+ $35,041

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do DePaul University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from DePaul University, then you can expect to earn an average of $60,200 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

DePaul University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
18,994 14,109 4,885

Where is DePaul University?

DePaul University is located at 1 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL 60604

What Is DePaul University Known For?

DePaul University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

DePaul University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are DePaul University's Most Influential Alumni?

DePaul University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Social Work, and Philosophy. Here are some of DePaul University's most famous alumni:

Philip Kotler
Philip Kotler
An American marketing author, consultant, and professor.
Graham Harman
Graham Harman
An American philosopher.
Mary Kenneth Keller
A First American woman to receive a PhD in computer science .
Robert Plomin
Robert Plomin
An American psychologist and geneticist.
Harvey Korman
Harvey Korman
An American stand-up comedian.
Thomas Moore
An American psychotherapist.
Natalie Jaresko
Natalie Jaresko
A Minister of finance of Ukraine.
Richard Dennis
An American commodities speculator.
Todd Beamer
Todd Beamer
A Passenger of hijacked flight United 93 and subsequent victim.
George Papadopoulos
George Papadopoulos
An American political advisor .
Edward M. Burke
Edward M. Burke
A Chicago alderman.
Richard Driehaus
An American businessman.

Image Attributions