DePaul University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(3.98 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 140 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: NASPAA
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 23,110 (15,407 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 33% part-time, 67% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $19,689
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

I think that IPS should seperate from the school of public service and become more intentisive to prepare students for a career in development, especially when our experience is so limited to give us a greater edge over those already working in the field. I do feel out of all the programs in DePaul's school of Public Service, the academic rigor and devotion of its professors is way beyond the norm for other programs in MPS, and better prepares one for leadership and management in their field.
3.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

As an online student, I miss out on most of the socializing and networking that takes place among in-class students and that is such a big part of graduate programs. I think the university could do more to foster that among online students; it sometimes feels like the professors don't care about distance students as much as they do about the students in class. Discussion forums are readily available for those who want to make an extra effort, though. The university has an excellent distance learning platform that lets you watch classes live or recorded, and also includes a separate window for seeing what the professor writes on the whiteboard.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2015

The graduate program is excellent for everyone. Especially for full-time employees it allows flexibility to take courses on campus or online and majority of coursework and grading is done online. Faculty is great allways attentive and willing to help students.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2015

I've been very impressed with DePaul, particularly the faculty. I'm focused on HCI, which is an emerging and rapidly growing field in technology and I feel DePaul has done well to keep up with the growth and trends in this field. Really enjoying my education!
3.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of the program are organization, teacher support, and academic value. The only problem with this program is that it really does not cater to adult students working full time jobs.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Visual Communications
Graduation Year: 2014

I feel like the program's required classes are useful and prepare you for more advanced work. The teachers are AMAZING! They really care and go out of their way to help you. Many of them currently work in the industry and teach, so you really get to know what the industry is like, as well as a great reference. I feel like it is expensive and the area is also very expensive. You need to live north of the school and commute, otherwise you can pay upwards of 1400 per month for a one bedroom, yikes. The area is in a city so there is crime, but I think the campus is very safe compared to the surrounding areas. It is hard work, but not overkill. I think that the teachers understand that you have a life, and really don't overload you too much. Overall, I really enjoy the school!
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications (Journalism & Media)
Graduation Year: 2015

The Masters in Media and Cinema Studies program is a wonderful opportunity for students who are passionate about television, film and/or radio broadcasting, theory, or production. The faculty are experienced and helpful, with great networking advice. It is located in downtown Chicago which makes it more accessible and diverse, as well as urban. There are not many scholarship opportunities for students as DePaul is a private university. The expense is an issue for students like me, who are low-wage employees and must work full-time to pay tuition and fees.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2015

The university offers great program.They should include better teachers and financial aid for international students.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Finance
Graduation Year: 2015

I feel the DePaul Univeristy is uniquely prepared to allow one to be successful within their Graduate Program. The experience and knowledge of the professors provides an exceptional advantage to the students as it provides the ability to learn from experienced professionals who are able to utilize real life examples to teach their students.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2014

Master of Business Information Technology is a really good program since it is a combination of business and computing which allows students to work in both fields after graduation.
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