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DePaul Housing Costs

$10,647 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$4,578 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,104 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$2,430 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

How Do DePaul's Housing Costs Compare to the National Average?

There are more costs associated with going to college besides tuition. Find out below how much you will end up having to pay to attend DePaul .

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DePaul Room and Board Expenses DePaul University offers the majority of its classes online. If you're an online student, your living expenses will probably stay the same. Consider this when planning for your college degree.

Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at DePaul. The standard student spent $10,647 for housing and $4,578 for dining in 2021.

The table below shows the anticipated expenses of on-campus and off-campus housing and meal plans for DePaul University.

ExpenseOn CampusOff Campus
Room and Board$15,225$15,225
— Housing      $10,647
— Meals      $4,578
Other Living Expenses$2,430$2,430
Books and Supplies$1,104$1,104

What's Room & Board Going to Cost Over 4 Years? The Projected Total Comes to $78,876

In the past five years, DePaul housing and dining costs have adjusted 2.3% each year on average, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If present developments proceed, 2022 incoming first year students will be charged about $19,134 in housing, meals and additional expenses for their first year of college. Associate degree students would pay somewhere around $19,518 in their last year, while bachelor's degree students will likely shell out about $20,312 for their last year.

Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will end up spending a total of approximately $78,876 in living costs by the time they graduate, while students obtaining their associate degree might pay a total of about $38,653.


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Answers to Questions About Living on Campus at DePaul

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether DePaul does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?No
On-Campus Housing Capacity2,719

Campus Living Costs are Above Average

Students at DePaul pay $18,759 to stay on campus, while the average student nationwide will pay only $15,282.


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