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DePauw University Gold Within

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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.

Accomplished professors. Big ideas. Small classes. Four-year career pathways.

DePauw Stories

Cover of DePauw Magazine with books written by alumni

DePauw Magazine: From Inkling to Ink

IN THIS ISSUE: DePauw’s expansive contribution to book publishing/ Student newspaper’s profound effect on journalism / and more

  • studio art majors sitting in Peeler Auditorium

    Expression Through Art

    10 studio art majors just completed their semester-long senior seminar which resulted in an exhibition in the Peeler Art Center. 

  • Senior Taha Babar is talking with a student in front of a computer.

    Major detour

    Taha Babar ’22 arrived at DePauw with his mind already set on a major. 

  • Three students prepare for commencement ceremony

    Class of ’22 graduates

    The ranks of DePauw alumni grew by 440 Sunday, as the Class of ’22 was graduated during a breezy morning ceremony.



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.

Khushboo “Ashna” Coondiah

DePauw University shines a feeling of closeness among each and every member of the community, from which I found comfort since day one.-Khushboo “Ashna” Coondiah