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DePauw Distinctions

Combine national caliber academics with life-transforming student experiences. The result? A college that produces uncommon success.

  • Private Liberal Arts College

    In Indiana - US News and World Report

    We're proud to be ranked by US News and World Report as the #1 Private Liberal Arts College in the state of Indiana. 

  • Best College

    College Factual

    This list compares the quality of education you can expect to receive at a given college, compared to all others on the list, regardless of whether the institution is designated a research university or a liberal arts college.

  • LAW SCHOOL ACCEPTANCE

    When our graduates apply to law school, 80% are accepted. That’s markedly above the national average.

  • TEACH FOR AMERICA

    In Indiana

    DePauw is second in the state of Indiana for the number of college graduates who participate in Teach For America. The CEO of Teach For America, Elisa Villanueva Beard, is a 1998 DePauw graduate. 

  • Most Fulbright students

    For six years in a row, we have ranked 8th among U.S. universities for producing the most Fulbright students.

Christian Rivera

DePauw has shown me how to stand with individuals from all types of backgrounds and lead in diverse settings.-Christian Rivera