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The Gold Commitment

The DePauw Gold Commitment...


PROMISES STUDENTS 
that DePauw faculty, staff, alumni and trustees will provide a distinctive and relevant DePauw liberal arts and sciences education that results in a life of meaning and means.

ASSURES ALUMNI that the value of their DePauw degree maintains its value, especially with their ongoing support of our students and graduates.

PROMISES EMPLOYERS AND GRADUATE SCHOOLS that they can expect well-prepared and accomplished graduates.

EXPECTS FROM STUDENTS that they fully invest in connecting rigorous academics and robust experiences and graduate in good standing within four years.

GUARANTEES that DePauw’s liberal arts education will lead to post-graduate engagement. If not, DePauw will provide an entry-level professional opportunity or additional primary term tuition-free.

OUR GOAL IS NOTHING LESS THAN A 100% GRADUATE SUCCESS RATE WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF GRADUATION. AND DEPAUW IS SO CONFIDENT IN THE OUTCOME OF ITS DISTINCTIVE LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES EDUCATION, WE ARE THE FIRST UNIVERSITY TO GUARANTEE IT.

Meet our Alumni

 

Our alumni throughout the world are proof that the path to success – no matter which one you choose – is also paved in DePauw Gold. DePauw alumni connect with our students throughout their lives, helping them achieve strong outcomes while students at DePauw and beyond. From providing internships and job connections, career pathways, funding for co-curricular opportunities and scholarships, and mentoring.

In the words of one of our students, “These (DePauw) alumni will set me up for life. It’s the reason I chose DePauw.” Meet a few of our uncommonly successful – and uncommonly passionate – alumni here. 

Meet Alumni

For Current students

We are excited for you to dive into the DePauw Gold Commitment. Learn more about the specific qualifications for the Gold Commitment.

For current students

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A guarantee
 
that graduates will be in graduate school or employed within six months of graduation.

More and better opportunities for students to explore their passions at DePauw and beyond.

Enhanced advising and support for students to prepare for their future.

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