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DePaul University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

71.7%
Admission Difficulty for DePaul University
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Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into DePaul University? The school has a 72% acceptance rate. Last year, 15,506 out of 21,613 applicants were admitted making DePaul University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. DePaul University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
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SAT Reading 75th N/A
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ACT Requirements

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Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.65
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into DePaul University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at DePaul University was 3.65 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as DePaul University accepts 72% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted DePaul University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 43% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 9% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

57% of DePaul University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted DePaul University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 25%
Top 25% of class 57%
Top 50% of class 89%
Bottom 50% of class 11%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

DePaul University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 12,905 8,708 21,613
Accepted 9,472 6,034 15,506
Acceptance Rate 73% 69% 72%
Enrolled 1,428 1,114 2,542
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 18% 16%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to DePaul University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

DePaul University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at DePaul University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144740 IPEDS survey data for DePaul University.