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DePauw University Gold Within

Find out why we're among the best liberal arts colleges in Indiana

As one of the top national liberal arts universities, ranked the best in Indiana, DePauw offers gold-standard academics, fused with vast real-world opportunities, to prepare you for personal and professional success. Nearly 100% of our graduates prove that each year. When you attend DePauw, you’ll always be Gold Within.


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A gathering place for storytelling about DePauw University.

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DePauw’s picturesque campus – listed among the 50 most beautiful in the nation – features iconic East College and other architectural gems, including a new residence hall for first-year students. The campus is complemented by the 520-acre DePauw Nature Park. Experience DePauw with a campus visit, but get a preview on our virtual tour.


DePauw’s School of Music, one of the first in the nation, has a storied history of preparing students not only in the art of musical performance but in the business as well. As part of a liberal arts institution, it also prepares its students for life.

Parker Black

DePauw is a great school. I didn’t just choose it solely off of location. … It feels like the right choice so I just went with my gut feeling and went for it.-Parker Black

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  • 20 Jan

    “Jeopardy!” GOAT Jennings coming to DePauw for Feb. 25 Ubben Lecture... read more.

  • 15 Jan

    DePauw listed among 30 best value Midwestern colleges... read more.

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  • 05 Feb

    Karen Joy Fowler, the Mary Rogers Field and Marion Field-McKenna Distinguished University… read more.

  • 13 Feb

    Africana Studies Black History Month Speaker: Clarenda Phillips '92 read more.

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Faculty News

  • 06 Jan

    Professor McCall writes op ed for The Hill... read more.

  • 02 Jan

    Sociology professor Newman publishes book ... read more.

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