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DePauw University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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DePauw University Performing Arts Center

DePauw University Performing Arts Center

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DePauw University Description:

DePauw University's 625-acre campus located in Greencastle, Indiana, (about 45 minutes west of Indianapolis) features a 520-acre nature park. DePauw is a highly rated liberal arts college that can boast of a 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio, a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and five different honors programs that focus on different areas of knowledge -- the Honors Scholars, Information Technology Associates, Management Fellows, Media Fellows and Science Research Fellows. The performing arts center (pictured here) offers roughly 150 performances a year. DePauw has a 4-week winter term for study abroad and independent work.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,336 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 99% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $40,640
  • Books: $750
  • Room and Board: $10,700
  • Other Expenses: $1,200
  • Total Cost: $53,290

DePauw University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 48%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $22,970
    • Loans: $6,515

Scholarships for DePauw (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biochemistry, Biology, Communication Studies, Economics, English, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 89%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 74%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 78%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

DePauw University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.depauw.edu/academics/catalog/university/

"DePauw University, a residential liberal arts college, provides a diverse learning and living community which is distinctive in its rigorous intellectual engagement and international and experiential learning opportunities. DePauw teaches its students values and habits of mind which serve them throughout their lives as each of them makes a positive difference as an active citizen of the world."

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