DePauw University

Administration Building, 313 S Locust St, Greencastle, United States
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Overview of DePauw University

About this school

DePauw, founded in 1837, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 175-acre campus is located in a residential area of Greencastle, 40 miles west of Indianapolis. Its oldest building is listed in the National Register of Historical Monuments.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,158
    • Men:1,042 Men (48.3%)
    • Women:1,116 Women (51.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to DePauw University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
4
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used as a validity check on the application essay ACT: Used as a validity check on the application essay

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
313 South Locust Street
City, State, Zip
Greencastle, IN 46135
Phone
(765) 658-4006
Fax
(765) 658-4007
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 5,173 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 2,796 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 2,377 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
611 (18%) of 3,479 admitted students enrolled
Women
302 (15%) of 1,951 admitted students enrolled
Men
309 (20%) of 1,528 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.78
375 And Above
56%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
20%
• Score 600 - 700
32%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
7%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
46%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
21%
• Score 24 - 29
54%
• Score 18 - 23
23%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $47,838 (76.22%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,529 (19.96%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (1.59%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,400 (2.23%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


DePauw University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 15 | Final deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On or about February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001792
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
481 (80.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
387 (80.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
387 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
125 (32.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
91%
Average Award
$42,524
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 387 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,681
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 284 (73.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,236
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 93 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
223 (37.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,251

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,452 (67.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,256 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,255 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
355 (28.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
91%
Average Award
$42,206
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,255 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,234
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 998 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,251
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 236 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
836 (39.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,562

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,635
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


228

Part-Time Faculty


36

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


85%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 53% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 51% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


DePauw University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


89.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


75.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


80.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


81.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (45)


  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Communication/journalism, Biological/life sciences, Computer and information sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    10,310

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Indianapolis

    Campus Size


    655 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
    Rain
    126 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    40 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
    Nearest Train Station
    30 mile(s) from campus in Crawfordsville

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    96% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    4%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Tiger
    School Colors
    Black and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    DePauw University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

    Sororities


    65% of women participate

    Fraternities


    75% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    2,140

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    2,158
    Women
    1,116
    Men
    1,042

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 4.1% Asian
    • 5.8% Black/African-American
    • 7.5% Hispanic/Latino
    • 5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 75.1% White
    • 1.7% Unknown

    International Students


    9.5%

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources