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DePauw Distinctions

  • Conde Nast Traveler

    DePauw University is one of "The 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America," according to Condé Nast Traveler. 

  • By comparison, the national average is 59.3% in six years and private schools within the Independent Colleges of Indiana (of which DePauw is one) have a 60.3% four-year graduation rate.

  • In the US - Money Magazine 2018

    And one of only three institutions in the Midwest in the top thirty. #1 in Indiana. 

  • Young Alumni Survey

    In a 2017 survey of young alumni, 98% said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of their faculty. 

  • Young Alumni Survey

    In a 2017 survey of young alumni, 93% said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of DePauw's academic programs/majors.

  • College Factual 2018
    DePauw University has one of the top-ranked music programs in the country. Our program ranks 33 out of the 371 schools included in the 2018 report. 
  • 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.

  • Research is a focal point of our academic prowess. 30% of students engage in research with a faculty member by their senior year.

  • Liberal Arts - US News and World Report

    US News and World Report ranked us the #38 Best Value School for Liberal Arts Colleges. 

  • When our graduates apply to medical school with a minimum 3.6 GPA and 80th percentile MCAT scores, 90% are accepted.

  • Open Doors Report

    Total number of students studying abroad.

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

  • 2018 By Kiplinger's Personal Finance

    As ranked by Kiplinger's Personal Finance. 

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

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Payscale 2017 College Salary rankings

    As ranked by Payscale 2017 College Salary rankings. 

  • Colleges that Pay You Back

    Survey topics from Princeton Review broadly cover academics, cost, financial aid, career services, graduation rates, student debt, and alumni support. The company also factored in data from PayScale.com surveys of alumni of the schools about their starting and mid-career salaries and job satisfaction.

Andrew Brown

At DePauw my professors applaud my curiosity, and I am encouraged to innovate in a major and minor I love.-Andrew Brown