DePaul University Online

by TBS Staff

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Founded in 1898 based on the teachings of St. Vincent de Paul, DePaul is now the largest Catholic university in the United States. The school maintains campuses in the heart of the business district of Chicago as well as Lincoln Park. Students can choose from more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors across 10 academic colleges and schools. The university is strongly committed to providing students with a personalized learning experience; class sizes are fewer than 40 students, and more than 98% of courses are led by core faculty. DePaul boasts state-of-the-art online learning technology and dedicated training for distance instructors.

DePaul University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admissions Info


Accreditation and Approvals

DePaul University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The school also holds programmatic accreditation from the American Bar Association, the American Chemical Society, the American Psychological Association, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council on Education for Public Health, the Council on Social Work Education, the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Association of Schools of Public Service and Administration, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


The DePaul University acceptance rate is 72%. Undergraduate applicants must submit their high school transcripts and may submit ACT and/or SAT scores for admission. Graduate admission requirements vary by program.

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DePaul University offers numerous programs completely online, including:

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