DePaul University

DePaul Housing Costs

How Do DePaul's Housing Costs Compare to Other Schools?

There are more costs associated with going to college besides tuition. Find out how much you will be spending to go to DePaul .

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DePaul Room and Board Expenses In 2020, DePaul students paid $10,428 for housing and $4,308 for dining.

The table below shows the anticipated costs of both on-campus and off-campus housing and dining plans for DePaul University.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $15,093 $15,093
— Housing       $10,428
— Meals       $4,308
Other Living Expenses $2,394 $2,394
Books and Supplies $1,104 $1,104
Total $18,591 $18,591

What is Room & Board Over Four Years? The Estimated Sum Comes to $79,341

There has been an average 3.0% cost adjustment annually for the last five years in DePaul room & board costs, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If today's developments persist, incoming freshmen in 2021 will be charged about $19,073 in room, board and additional costs in the first year of school. By their closing year a student would spend an average of $19,571 for an associate degree, and $20,612 for a bachelor's degree.

Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will wind up paying a total of around $79,341 in living costs by the time they complete their degree, while associate degree students might pay a total of about $38,644.


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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.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 2,826

Above Average Campus Living Expenses

DePaul room, board, books, supplies and other expenses cost students $18,591, which is over the average of $14,951.


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