Founded in 1898, DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the nation and the largest private institution in Chicago, IL.
Consistently receiving high rankings for award-winning academic programs that are uniquely responsive to the changing needs of our society, DePaul provides cutting-edge education in a wide range of areas. Students can select from over 150 comprehensive and innovative graduate and undergraduate programs, in addition to a broad curriculum for adult continuing education.
Academic programs at DePaul are designed to enable students to advance personally, professionally and intellectually. As a result, DePaul is a renowned and respected institution of higher learning in Chicago, nationally and worldwide.
A DePaul undergraduate education is grounded in the philosophy of holistic education, in which students learn through their experience inside and outside the classroom. Graduate education ties theory to practice, enabling students to apply what they learn — in other words, learning to do.
The Schools and Colleges of DePaul include: Barat College, College of Commerce, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Law, School for New Learning, School of Computer Science, Telecommunications and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Music, The Theatre School, Continuing Education, and Online and Distance Learning.