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DePaul Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to learn how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the DePaul diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

DePaul Student Population

21,922 Total Students
12,776 Undergraduates
5,436 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend DePaul University?

DePaul total enrollment is approximately 21,922 students. 12,776 are undergraduates and 5,436 are graduate students.

DePaul Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time DePaul undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DePaul Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,563
Hispanic 2,646
Asian 1,495
Black or African American 913
Multi-Ethnic 595
International 328
Unknown 199
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

DePaul Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DePaul Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,516
Hispanic 720
Black or African American 687
International 667
Asian 486
Unknown 215
Multi-Ethnic 133
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

DePaul Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,808
Hispanic 3,974
Asian 2,331
Black or African American 2,172
International 1,114
Multi-Ethnic 830
Unknown 629
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 30

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

DePaul University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,302
Black or African American 382
Asian 154
Multi-Ethnic 38
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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DePaul Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 11,896 female students and 10,026 male students at DePaul.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of DePaul is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.54 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about DePaul faculty.

There are approximately 1,960 female teachers and 1,722 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

39.99% Out of State
0.16% Out of the Country

DePaul ranks 272 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

39.99% of DePaul students come from out of state, and 0.16% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  87 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 44 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 1,471
Michigan 135
California 119
Ohio 90
Wisconsin 68

International Students at DePaul

Students from 111 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at DePaul.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
42.53% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  82.03 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At DePaul, 42.53% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 5,274
22-24 4,582
18-19 4,409
25-29 4,279
35 and over 2,445
30-34 1,683
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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