DePaul University

DePaul Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to find out how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the DePaul diversity report below.

DePaul Student Population

How Many Students Attend DePaul University?

DePaul total enrollment is approximately 22,064 students.

12,784 are undergraduates and 5,389 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.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DePaul Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,709
Hispanic 2,446
Asian 1,398
Black or African American 902
Multi-Ethnic 563
International 449
Unknown 274
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 23

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

DePaul Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 56% of full-time grad students are women, and 44% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DePaul Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,542
International 775
Hispanic 628
Black or African American 585
Asian 466
Unknown 253
Multi-Ethnic 131
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

DePaul achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #109 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  109 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  96.93 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does DePaul Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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DePaul is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

DePaul is ranked 600 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  600 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  84.19 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

DePaul Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 11,056
Hispanic 3,718
Asian 2,211
Black or African American 2,082
International 1,375
Multi-Ethnic 781
Unknown 779
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 34

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

DePaul University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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DePaul ranks 450 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  450 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  88.15 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 11,861 female students and 10,203 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.

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

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in 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.

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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.

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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%.

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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

Footnotes

*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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