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DePaul Demographics & Diversity

Chicago, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at DePaul are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of DePaul University students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 8%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 3%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 22% more female students than male students enrolled at DePaul University with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DePaul has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for DePaul University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for DePaul University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 9,745
Women 11,925

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

DePaul serves a low number of students outside of Illinois, with 62 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for DePaul University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 62%
Out of State 37%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,598 per year

30% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 18.1%
Part time Undergrads 13.3%

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