DePaul University

Is DePaul a Good School for the Money?

DePaul University Value Report

Is a DePaul degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Illinois, DePaul Offers Good Quality for a High Price.

Below Average Illinois Value
Top 20% Illinois Quality

DePaul University is ranked #11 out of #61 in Illinois for quality and #32 out of #52 for Illinois value.

This makes it a good quality, but overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  32 out of 52
Great Value
State Value Score  38.46 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the DePaul financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 20% National Quality

DePaul University is ranked #891 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe DePaul University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  891 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  39.47 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Central College $116,839 A+
Berry College $122,869 A
Saint Norbert College $132,067 A
St. John Fisher College $141,617 A-
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus $146,788 B+
University of Missouri - Columbia $154,016 B
DePaul University $182,440 D+
George Mason University $188,559 D+
University of Oregon $192,657 D
University of Redlands $193,445 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $182,440 For That Piece of Paper

On average, a bachelor's degree from DePaul will cost you about $182,440. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $43,335 and a typical 4.21 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $43,335
Average Years to Graduate 4.21
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $182,440

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average DePaul student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your DePaul degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$168,581 In-State With Aid
$250,099 Avg Cost No Aid
4.21 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how DePaul value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $250,099 #761 C
All Students $182,440 #891 D+
Only Students Receiving Aid $168,581 #950 D+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $250,099 #20 B-
All Students $182,440 #32 D+
Only Students Receiving Aid $168,581 #32 D+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Illinois.

About 98% of DePaul students receive financial aid. Get more details on what DePaul financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average DePaul cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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