Top 30 small colleges in the country Top 50 most beautiful campuses Top 20 private for salaries
100% success guaranteed

this is what commitment looks like. 

DePauw is a top-tier national liberal arts university that believes in the power of “and.” Our broad-based curriculum and hundreds of cocurricular opportunities will bring out your inner explorer. You’ll graduate with an academic and experiential portfolio that shows what you’ve learned and how you’ve applied it. Small classes and access to accomplished faculty scholars have been DePauw hallmarks for more than 180 years. 

Nearly all DePauw students study abroad, conduct research with faculty mentors and take advantage of internships or service experiences – and many do all of them! Supported from day 1 by faculty and advisers who will encourage your curiosity, you will chart your own promising pathway.

Our Commitment

Our Commitment

Your success. Guaranteed.

We believe so firmly that DePauw-style liberal arts prepare students to success that we guarantee it. 

We make our Gold Commitment to every student who meets requirements: You will be employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation or we'll provide an extra, tuition-free term or help place you in a job or starting position. 

our eight centers:

Chart your own pathway by supplementing your academic interests or exploring something completely new through the cocurricular programming we offer at eight centers. They focus on: 

  • Ethics. 
  • Management and entrepreneurship. 
  • Media. 
  • Technology.
  • Diversity and inclusion.
  • Civic engagement.
  • Creativity/21st-century musicianship. 
  • Off-campus study and internships.


Our Alumni

Forever Tigers

DePauw alumni are a who’s who of success stories in virtually any area you can imagine. They are passionate about sharing their experiences and many, especially Graduates of the Last Decade, who we like to call our GOLD alums, mentors students. Our alumni network criscrosses America and the globe, providing internships and jobs for others who wear the gold and black.

Top 30 Best Small College In the U.S., #1 in Indiana, Top 3 In the Midwest by Money Magazine in 2018
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84 Percent 4-Year Graduation Rate, the average is 59% in 6 years nationally
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#7 for Study Abroad
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