DePaul U

DePaul University

1 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, United States
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About DePaul University

DePaul University is a school located in Chicago, IL, US with a total of 9420 courses available to enroll in.

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Depaul University is the largest Catholic University in the nation. The university has two campuses, one in the downtown business district and another in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago. Depaul University offer over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Depaul maintains a current enrollment of over 14,000 undergraduates and nearly 8000 graduate students. This student body represents all fifty U.S. states and 14 countries around the world.

Founded in 1875 by the Member of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) as St. Vincents Church, the first enrolled class came in 1898 with approximately 70 students. The tuition for a 10 month term in that year was $40.00. In 1907 the school was charted as St. Vincent University. Women were first admitted in 1911 and the first female graduate came the following year in 1912. Depaul continued to grow through the 20th century achieving full university status in 1955.

Much of the appeal of Depaul University is its location in Chicago. The second city of the United States with a seemingly endless array of culture, arts, and professional sports. The city itself provides the crucible for some of the educational possibilities at the university. Depaul is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best universities in the nation.

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