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Why choose

Because that can-do spirit—that unstoppable force that defines our students and alumni—perfectly complements a global city where leaders create the future, every day.

This is where you connect with the best and the brightest in your field, both in class and at the 400+ corporations in our backyard. Chicago's diversity and urban energy, together with DePaul’s 200,000-strong alumni network, can power your career to new heights.

Here, we tap into all the heart, stamina and vitality of a world-class city—and use it to change our world.

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DePaul is the nation’s
largest Catholic university.
DePaul’s 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio
lets students connect with professors.
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Graduate enrollment accounts for
over 33% of total university enrollment.
In Fall 2021, 21,670 students-including 7,106 graduate students-called DePaul home.
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Our diverse students come from
all 50 states and 114 countries.
In National Universities
-U.S. News & World Report (2022)
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