DePaul University

Home to 22,000 students from all 50 U.S. states and 104 countries, DePaul is the largest Catholic university in the U.S. DePaul is a teaching institution committed to student learning, and almost 90% of our full-time faculty hold doctorates in their fields.  The student-to-professor ratio is 15:1; the average class size is 22. DePaul offers over 130 undergraduate majors across 10 colleges and schools. Located in Chicago, DePaul encourages students to engage with their community beyond the classroom through internships and service. Our location in one of the nation’s largest markets – together with our expansive network of 190,000 alumni around the world - results in consistent career outcome rates of over 90% across all levels.

FOLLOW  YOUR DREAMS AT DEPAUL.

DePaul University is a well-respected and academically challenging university with a focus on inclusivity, personalism, and professionalism. It is a place where equal importance is placed on community spirit and individual student success. DePaul produces well-rounded students, ready to meet the challenges of the workplace and make a difference in their chosen sector.

NATIONALLY RANKED

DePaul University is ranked 125th in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report (2020), and several programs are ranked in the top 50. The undergraduate Driehaus College of Business is ranked 90th nationally.

BIG CITY LIFESTYLE

As a DePaul student, you will live and study in Chicago, the third largest city in the USA. Chicago is famous for its amazing architecture, world-class sports, and thriving food and music scenes. It is also home to 30+ top Fortune 500 companies, many of which offer internships.

CAREER-FOCUSED

Throughout your time at DePaul, you will be encouraged to think about your future. You will build career skills through real-world exposure, with opportunities to partake in events and internships.

COMMUNITY

DePaul values inclusion and diversity above all. As an international student here, you will be welcomed into a friendly community from day one.

HIGHLY EMPLOYABLE GRADUATES.

DePaul is committed to student success. Fantastic career support and internship opportunities mean that when you graduate, you will be well prepared to achieve your dreams.

STUDENT SUPPORT

Academic advisors are available to discuss long- and short-term curriculum planning, program requirements, course selection, major/minor selection and questions related to academic policy and procedure. The Career Center provides services including career advising, help finding jobs and internships and help with résumés.

GRADUATE SUCCESS

93% of students graduating with bachelor’s degrees are employed, continuing education or pursuing other goals within six months of graduation. More than 350 organizations actively recruit DePaul students on campus each year for job and internship opportunities. 60% of graduates have done internships by the time they graduate, giving them the experience and skills to help them stand out.

OUTSTANDING FACILITIES

One of the most exciting things about studying at DePaul is that you will live in the center of Chicago. Our accommodations help to ensure you have an easy start to your time here and can start to feel at home straight away. You will also have access to DePaul’s student facilities, including the Career Center, health services, and the Idea Realization Lab.

WELCOME TO THE “WINDY CITY."

DePaul has two campuses, both in central Chicago: Chicago Loop Campus and Chicago Lincoln Park Campus. They are home to different colleges and schools, as well as libraries and other student facilities. It’s easy to get between campuses and around Chicago, with several public transportation options including the famous Chicago 'L' train.

DEGREE PROGRAMS

DePaul University operates on a quarter system. The Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters each last 10 weeks. This means you can explore varied interests throughout your degree program.

"Professors at DePaul are really kind. Computer science is one of the most popular majors in my homeland and in the U.S., and I have a great interest in this area. The most charming part of computer science is when you are facing a hard code and you try your best to figure it out. After a lot of process and tests, finally it runs successfully. The joy of success is unparalleled.” ZEYU ZHANG FROM CHINA Studied GGP and progressed to MS Computer Science at DePaul University

GLOBAL GATEWAY PROGRAM.

The Global Gateway Program combines English language study with academic skills and coursework. It also helps international students adjust to U.S. life by providing cultural support during the first year in the U.S. and in a university classroom.

Students who successfully complete their pathway program can progress to undergraduate studies in the areas of Business, Education, Computing and Digital Media, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Science and Health.

PATHWAY PROGRAM OPTIONS

Undergrad Global Gateway Program

3-Quarter = Standard GGP
4-Quarter = Extended GGP
5-Quarter = Extended Plus GGP

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Tuition

$40,000—$45,000 Year

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Private

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Type of School

University

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  • School Size

    Large
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    Catholic
  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes
  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes
  • Setting

    City
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall

Chicago IL
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1 E. Jackson Blvd. Suite 9300 Chicago, IL

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