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DePauw One of CosmoGirl's '50 Best Colleges'

October 4, 2006

CosmoGIRL Oct 2006.jpgOctober 4, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University is among the "50 Best Colleges" featured in the October 2006 issue of CosmoGirl magazine. The list, created using baseline data provided by the Princeton Review, identifies America's top institutions of higher learning "based on what experts recommended as the best alla-round criteria for young women to look for in a school: their small class sizes, great job placement programs, prominent female faculty, strong women's sports teams, and more," CosmoGirl's editors write.

Access the article at the magazine's Web site.

A number of other national publications and surveys have also given DePauw's academic programs and campus environment high marks. The 2007 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" ranks DePauw University Campus April 2006-1.jpgin the top tier of national liberal arts colleges for a seventh consecutive year. DePauw is again among the The Best 361 Colleges in the new, 2007 guide, and historic East College is pictured on the cover of America's Best Value Colleges: 2007 Edition, which lists DePauw as one of 150 colleges offering excellent academics, generous financial aid packages and relatively low costs. The College Prowler guide states, "DePauw is definitely home to the quintessential college experience." The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students ranks the University among America's best 100 campuses for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.

Additionally, the National Survey of Student Engagement finds that students at DePauw University enjoy significantly more academic challenges, interactions with faculty, tech classroom.jpgcollaborations with others and enriching educational experiences than students at peer institutions and the national average at all colleges and universities. DePauw is also among the "Top 50 Most Unwired College Campuses," a survey of all institutions of higher learning -- big and small -- sponsored by Intel Corporation. DePauw is ranked #30 -- the highest of any liberal arts college in America -- in the report.

Prospective students who would like more information on DePauw University, including access to an online application form, can click here. Alumni who wish to give to the Annual Fund can learn more here.

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