Location
Chicago, IL
Undergrads
13,657
Tuition
$32,295
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Sports are one of the prides and joy of the school.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: The campus is fair in its rules.

4 College Sophomore

Computers: Good amounts of resources open to all students.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Good unique choices in meals.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Its usually quick about warning students.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: It can get bad sometimes almost impossible to get to campus.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I wouldn't know much about the housing.

4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: I don't see drugs used around campus.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: The school is very diverse but students tend to be more clique

4 College Sophomore

Nightlife: more of club and drugs scene rather than your typical college house parties

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I got mugged my freshman year. If you go to Depaul then you know someone/you have been mugged/robbed or your home burglarized.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: people make fun of you for being in the business school.

5 College Sophomore

Scholarships: they give out lots of mula

4 College Sophomore

Academics: small class size. professors care. not many large lectures

2 College Sophomore

Weather: it gets pretty cold and windy at time. but Depaul is not a very outdoorsy school so it doesn't really matter.

5 College Sophomore

Transportation: Chicago has one of the best public transit systems in the world!

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: eat off campus, on campus food is more expensive and not as good

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Off Campus Housing is not hard to come by but very expensive. Plan on paying around $1000/mo

2 College Freshman

Weather: It is cold 75% of the year and it makes commuting a little hard if you live off campus.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It's expensive living off of campus.

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4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: The atmosphere is filled with busy streets and not as many parks unless you head to the lake. Not too far from campus is a zoo which is a good attraction and scenery to the neighborhood.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Being a psych major can get you many opportunities and internships. The professors are great and always helpful and they always help you with your research. The professors also have good connections and are very involved in the psychology department and are always encouraging everyone to join.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: I'm not a big fan of it, but it seems moderately diverse.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The sports are great, especially the basketball teams (both men and women). The men have made it to the Big East.

College Freshman

Majors: I have not had an internship but I plan to have an internship for psychology because I would like to get more involved with research.

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Kristian Gist
Hometown
Cleveland, Ohio
Major
Business Management and Hospitality Leadership
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There is a reason why DePaul students have been voted the happiest college students—they are given a more "real-world" experience, while going to school in a prime spot of Chicago. Freshman move-in day at DePaul doesn't include driving to some campus tucked away in the forest where shopping sprees at Walmart are the highlight of the week. Students here really discover what it's like to live on their own in a big city, and they are given an independence that most college students don't get right away. However, this type of environment is definitely not for everyone, and there is a definite “culture-shock” aspect that goes beyond that of the general college-transitional period.

DePaul students represent the University well by maintaining their diverse beliefs, while keeping an open mind; living the Vincentian model by becoming socially responsible leaders; and striving for academic excellence and lifelong learning. At the end of the day, for better or for worse, most students will stand by their love of the University and its many quirks. DePaul definitely has a heart and a spirit that transcends “college” and becomes applicable to life beyond the time a student will spend within the University's walls.

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