DePaul University Computer Science Programs
Located in Chicago, Illinois, DePaul University is a private not-for-profit institution. Chicago is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
DePaul University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
DePaul has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at DePaul.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards DePaul has earned from around the web.
|#3||Best Colleges for Computer Systems Networking||College Factual|
|#3||Highest Paid Computer Systems Networking Graduates||College Factual|
|#7||Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#17||Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#21||Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
Where Is DePaul University?
Contact details for DePaul are given below.
|Address:||1 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604|
How Do I Get Into DePaul?
You can apply to DePaul online at: https://www.depaul.edu/apply/Pages/default.aspx
Admission Requirements for DePaul
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into DePaul?
Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 73%.
Can I Afford DePaul University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At DePaul, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $6,816 a year. That adds up to $27,264 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at DePaul is 4.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
DePaul University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 7,850 graduate students at the school.
Of the 12,784 full-time undergraduates at DePaul, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of DePaul University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||902|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,446|
Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at DePaul University. At this time, 47 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 111 countries are represented at DePaul. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at DePaul University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at DePaul has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of DePaul
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at DePaul University was 1.1%. This is the #1,498 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at DePaul regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of DePaul majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|App Specific Computer Programming||14%|
|Computer Information Systems||15%|
|Computer Software & Applications||7%|
|Computer Systems Analysis||33%|
|Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration||9%|
|General Information Science||12%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at DePaul ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at DePaul.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Systems Analysis||#6|
|Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration||#13|
|App Specific Computer Programming||#20|
|General Information Science||#51|
|General Computer Programming||#53|
|Computer Software & Applications||#63|
|Computer & IS Security||#65|
|Computer Information Systems||#170|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
DePaul University Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Information Science||24||2||119||0||145|
|Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration||0||4||99||0||103|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences & Support Services, Other||0||0||76||0||76|
|Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||42||0||25||0||67|
|Computer & IS Security||17||1||49||0||67|
|General Computer Programming||29||0||0||0||29|
|Other Computer Software & Media Applications||15||0||0||0||15|
|App Specific Computer Programming||4||0||10||0||14|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||0||0||0||4||4|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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