DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$52,710

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,176
Declined 1,759
Total Received 4,935
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Private

1,972

undergraduate students

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School Facts

DePauw University, founded in 1837, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 695-acre campus is located in a residential area of Greencastle, 40 miles west of Indianapolis.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,972
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

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695-acre, campus in Greencastle (population: 10,529), 40 miles west of Indianapolis. Major airport and bus serve Indianapolis; train serves Crawfordsville (30 miles). School operates transportation to airport and bus station.

  • Metropolitan area: Indianapolis
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Indianapolis International

DePauw University
313 South Locust Street
Greencastle
46135

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
96%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Monon Bell
  • Little 5
  • DePauw Dialogue
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
43%
Top 1/4
77%
Top 1/2
98%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
48%
500-599
35%
400-499
4%
700-800
26%
600-699
38%
500-599
32%
400-499
2%
30-36
25%
24-29
49%
18-23
25%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.88

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,176
Declined 1,759
Total Received 4,935

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $52,710
Room & board $13,788
Books & supplies $900
Other fees $650
Total $68,048

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
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
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
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,972

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,972
students

Female
52%
1,026

Male
48%
946

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,943
students

Female
53%
1,014

Male
47%
929

2%

29
students

Female
42%
12

Male
58%
17

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 80%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

12

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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