DePaul University ,Chicago,USA

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DePaul University was established by the Congregation of the Mission members, known as Vincentians, on 30th June 1898, as St. Vincent's College on the insistence of Archbishop Feehan. The classes started in the building of the St. Vincent's Church on 5th September of the same year. Initially, the college had only seven faculty members, no president, and around 70 students.

On 2nd January 1899, Rev. Peter V. Byrne, C.M. was appointed as the first president. St. Vincent's College became DePaul University on 24th December 1907. The name came from St. Vincent de Paul, the founder of the Congregation of the Mission. Currently, the university holds the accreditation of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Also, various programs offered by it are accredited by different prestigious organizations.

DePaul University has two campuses in the city of Chicago. The Lincoln Park campus is situated to the north of downtown Chicago. It is the main campus and houses five colleges and schools, namely College of Education, College of Science and Health, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, The Theatre School, and School of Music. It also, features a library, Brownstone's coffee shop, student center, community garden, and Ray Meyer Fitness Centre. The campus also offers excellent accommodation facilities with its 11 well-maintained residence halls.

The Loop campus is located in the center of Chicago and its biggest business district. It is home to the universi

On 2nd January 1899, Rev. Peter V. Byrne, C.M. was appointed as the first president. St. Vincent's College became DePaul University on 24th December 1907. The name came from St. Vincent de Paul, the founder of the Congregation of the Mission. Currently, the university holds the accreditation of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Also, various programs offered by it are accredited by different prestigious organizations.

DePaul University has two campuses in the city of Chicago. The Lincoln Park campus is situated to the north of downtown Chicago. It is the main campus and houses five colleges and schools, namely College of Education, College of Science and Health, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, The Theatre School, and School of Music. It also, features a library, Brownstone's coffee shop, student center, community garden, and Ray Meyer Fitness Centre. The campus also offers excellent accommodation facilities with its 11 well-maintained residence halls.

The Loop campus is located in the center of Chicago and its biggest business district. It is home to the university's five colleges and schools, including College of Law, College of Business, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, College of Computing and Digital Media and College of Communication.

DePaul University offers over 130 undergraduate and more than 175 graduate programs and numerous online and continuing education courses in various fields of study like a business, communication, education, law, computing, liberal arts, science, music, theatre, social science, health, and digital media. It is home to more than 350 student organizations and clubs and many foreign students from more than 100 countries. The faculty members at the university are experienced and highly qualified. The institution builds and maintains partnerships with various organizations and companies to provide students with practical knowledge and employment opportunities. DePaul's Career Centre offers a number of services like resume writing, career counseling, interview preparation, job fairs, and networking events.

DePaul University has numerous alumni worldwide including many successful and notable names. Joseph Adams is the CEO and managing partner at RSM US LLP. Thomas Maas is the creator of RumChata and the CEO of Agave Loco. Jack Greenberg is the former CEO and president of McDonald's U.S.A. Gillian Anderson is an actress who has won Emmy and Golden Globe awards. Joe Keery is a popular actor who has won the Screen Actors Guild Award. Lourdes Duarte co-anchors the WGN Evening News. Sean Gunn is a famous actor best known for playing the role of Kirk Gleason in Gilmore Girls. Natalie Jaresko has served as the finance minister of Ukraine. Hon. Anne Burke is a judge in Illinois Supreme Court. The university has several other distinguished alumni.

Year of establishment1898
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Total International Students1308
Size of Campus in acres30
Male/Female Ratio1.12
UG/PG Course Ratio1.34
Faculty/Student Ratio15
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 515 million
No.of Campuses2
Accommodation expenses15240 USD
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Tips: The courses at De Paul are considered among one of the best in Illinois and are at great ranks among all the universities in the US. The graduates from here are sought by most of the top recruiters. The fee structure is a little on the expensive side but the quality of the education they provide makes it all worth it. Professors are extremely cooperative and helpful, not just in academics but also in guiding job placements and internships. There are two campuses of Depaul University: Lincoln Par...

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DePaul University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(24 Courses)(18 months-2 years)INR 14.1 L - 22.04 L
MIM(17 Courses)(12 months-2 years)INR 17.31 L - 39.7 L
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(15 months)INR 33.06 L
B.E. / B.Tech(15 Courses)(4 years)INR 32.41 L - 33.06 L
BBA(12 Courses)(4 years)INR 32.41 L - 33.06 L
B.Sc.(14 Courses)(4 years)INR 32.41 L - 34.09 L
MFA(9 Courses)(18 months-3 years)INR 14.25 L - 29.78 L
M.A.(18 Courses)(18 months-3 years)INR 12.81 L - 18.33 L
BHM(1 Courses)(4 years)INR 32.41 L

DePaul University Scholarships

DePaul Freshman Scholarships
Rs. 17,85,360
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K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
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DePaul University Entry Criteria

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MS(24 Courses)

: 6.5-7.5

: 80.0-96.0

: 53.0 & Above

MIM(17 Courses)

: 7.0-7.5

: 80.0-96.0

: 53.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

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B.E. / B.Tech(15 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 53.0 & Above

BBA(12 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 53.0 & Above

B.Sc.(14 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 53.0 & Above

MFA(9 Courses)

: 6.5-7.5

: 80.0-96.0

M.A.(18 Courses)

: 7.5 & Above

: 80.0-96.0

BHM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 53.0 & Above

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  • The average rent is 850 to 1050 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 24 L
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BE/Btech INR 27.3 L
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BSc INR 27.1 L
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BBA INR 24.9 L
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MA INR 24.1 L
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MIM INR 28 L
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MBA INR 30.4 L
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MFA INR 28.1 L
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MEng INR 27.8 L
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MArch INR 31.2 L
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MEM INR 23.2 L
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BHM INR 23.8 L
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MASc INR 23 L
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MDes INR 34.9 L
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INR 9.2 L (based on 1013 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 510
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SAT: 1035
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ACT: 39
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DePaul University FAQs

Q. How many campuses does DePaul University have?

A. There are 2 main campuses of DePaul University, each set up in the Loop and Lincoln Park neighbourhoods of Chicago. Accommodations have been provided to over 130 undergraduate students. Each campus has a few academic colleges where online, face-to-face and hybrid classes are provided.

Q. What else does DePaul University have in store for students apart from a rich academic environment?

A. DePaul University, the largest catholic institution in the country, believes that all work and no play makes one a dull person. So as to help students rejuvenate, the university has established more than 350 student organizations that help students pursue their professional as well as personal interests. There are various sororities, fraternities and esports teams that students can join.

Q. What is DePaul University’s overall ranking?

A. The university has obtained 127th rank in the Best National Universities ranking. It has been acknowledged by both World Report and US News for its innovation and social mobility. Both Forbes and the Princeton Review have appreciated it as one of the best Midwest colleges.

Q. What is the acceptance rate at DePaul University?

A. The acceptance rate at DePaul University is 68-70%. As per the records, half of the students studying there scored 1060 and 1280 in SAT and 23 and 29 in ACT.

Q. How much can I expect to earn after graduating from DePaul University?

A. The median starting salary of DePaul graduates is said to be $53,600.

Q. What are some of the most sought after courses at DePaul University?

A. There are various brilliant studying options available at the university. But some of the most popular are domains include Journalism, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Psychology, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Communication, Visual and Performing Arts, Health Professions and Related Programs, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Marketing.

Q. Can I study at DePaul University for a year or less?

A. Yes, you may. You’ll come under the category of visiting undergraduate applicant if you want to pursue your studies for 1 academic year or less and wish to pass out from your home university later on.

Q. Do I need to be proficient in English in order to be qualified for a students exchange program?

A. Yes, if you want to be considered for an exchange program you need to possess decent proficiency in English. You will be required to be nominated by your home institution so as to apply for this. Also, your institution should be a partner with DePaul University.

Q. Are there any English language improvement programs run by DePaul University?

A. Yes, if you feel you need to polish your English speaking and writing skills in accordance with your course requirement, you may attend the Intensive English Program which provides 5 levels of academic English.

Q. Are there any on-campus housing options available for students at DePaul University?

A. Both the university campuses offer housing facilities for students. Regardless of their age, students can opt for University Center which is a multi-college community residence hall that is shared by other university students as well. The other option is the Lincoln Park Campus which offers fully-furnished traditional living halls and apartments.

Q. I’m a qualified applicant but have been offered conditional admission. What does it mean?

A. If a qualified student is offered conditional admission it means that although you meet the academic qualification requirement, your English proficiency level is lower than the set requirements. As a conditionally admitted student, you will have to attend the university’s English Language Academy (ELA) before enrolling for any full-time course.
Location
University CityChicago, Illinois, USA
Size of cityLarge
Population of City27,16,450
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago
Campuses
2400 N. Sheffield Avenue,Chicago,Illinois-60614
Joan Wish Center,1 East Jackson Boulevard,Chicago,Illinois 60604-2287
150 West Warrenville Road,Bld. 200,Naperville, Illinois-6056
16333 South Kilbourn Avenue,Oak Forest, Illinois-60452

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1 E.Jackson Blvd, Ste 9300 Chicago, Illinois-60604
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