DePaul University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(3.97 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 144 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABA, + 5 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 23,539 (15,961 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 33% part-time, 67% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $18,330
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

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.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Performing Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

This is one of the top music schools in Chicago. Especially the jazz studies program. The teachers are excellent and so is the student talent. The only thing that kind of stinks for the grad program is there is only one section for the courses I need per quarter so if you can't come at the time you're kind of screwed, but this has never been a problem for me. Where there's a will there's a way.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications (Health)
Graduation Year: 2015

I've always heard such good things about Depaul. It's nice to know that they were all so true!
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2014

DePaul's evening graduate program is a great value for those working full time during the week.
1.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2013

The program is not that competitive and can easily be completed within a year while working. The school accepts too many students fresh from their undergrad with no real world experience and nothing to offer during discussions.
2.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Secondary Education
Graduation Year: 2014

DePaul's mission statement outlines three pillars: urban, Vincentian, and Catholic. These pillars come together to instill a sense of social responsibility in DePaul students. As such, DePaul's graduate programs in the College of Education emphasize helping those in urban and under-resourced settings. This means conducting field experience in the Chicago Public Schools system and classes that revolve around current issues in education (e.g., reform, the Common Core, etc.). DePaul provides a rich and applicable education that prepares future teachers to deal with the many inevitable issues that they will have to grapple with. Furthermore, the support system at DePaul is a tight-knit community. These aspects of the DePaul graduate programs are extremely beneficial and worthwhile, providing justification for the cost. Overall, the graduate programs at DePaul are valuable and rich with resources. So far, I am happy with my choice and I advocate DePaul to others when given the chance.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: Very diverse, helpful faculty, great program/university with a great reputation Cons: Faculty aren't always very timely with responses.
2.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: Great campus and location in Lincoln Park and downtown area. Great faculty and student interaction if you plan on pursuing a career in the Chicago area. Cons: Too traditional in the program structure. As an undergraduate business major, I felt several of the general MBA courses were remedial at times. Would have liked the option for more specific coursework within the required credits.
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