DePauw University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$54,400
2.84% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$29,486
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.917%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
65.8%
5,708 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,752
98.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
79.2%
443 Graduates

About

DePauw University is a higher education institution located in Putnam County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at DePauw University were Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (61 degrees awarded), Computer Science (41 degrees), and Biochemistry (33 degrees).

In 2022, 532 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at DePauw University. 55.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (333 degrees), 6.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at DePauw University is $54,400, which is $26,070 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at DePauw University is $54,400, which is $26,070 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,486.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending DePauw University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$54,400
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at DePauw University was $54,400. The cost of tuition at DePauw University is $26,070 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$29,486
2022 Value
7.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 DePauw University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,486. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of DePauw University grew by 7.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,049
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at DePauw University was of $12,049 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.3% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at DePauw University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.04% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.917%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at DePauw University was 0.917%, which represents 3 out of the 327 total borrowers.

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Admissions

DePauw University received 5,708 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.228% annual growth. Out of those 5,708 applicants, 3,756 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,752 students enrolled at DePauw University in 2022. 34% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

DePauw University has an overall enrollment yield of 14.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,756
Accepted Out of 5,708

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of DePauw University was 65.8% (3,756 admissions from 5,708 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 64.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.228%, while admissions grew by 1.98%..

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SAT Scores

34%
Submission Percentage (2022)
182
Scores Submitted (2022)

34% of enrolled first-time students at DePauw University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

DePauw University had a total enrollment of 1,752 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at DePauw University is 1,727 students and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at DePauw University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at DePauw University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.9% White, 7.99% Hispanic or Latino, 5.71% Black or African American, 2.68% Asian, and 2.45% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at DePauw University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.6%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at DePauw University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,752 students. The full-time enrollment at DePauw University is 1,727 and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 98.6% of students enrolled at DePauw University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at DePauw University was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), DePauw University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,032 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    140 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    100 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at DePauw University is 58.9% White, 7.99% Hispanic or Latino, 5.71% Black or African American, 2.68% Asian, and 2.45% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (1.37%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 56 more women than men received degrees from DePauw University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at DePauw University is white (333 degrees awarded). There were 6.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at DePauw University is Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (61 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (41 degrees) and Biochemistry (33 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at DePauw University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (37 degrees awarded), English (34 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at DePauw University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (512,487 people), Other managers (328,006 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (282,418 people), Postsecondary teachers (228,386 people), and Secondary school teachers (178,823 people).

The most specialized majors at DePauw University in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (37 degrees awarded), English (34 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Social Sciences (101 degrees), and History (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at DePauw University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at DePauw University are Language & Linguistics (37 degrees awarded), English (34 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Social Sciences (101 degrees), and History (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at DePauw University are Elementary & secondary schools (681,719 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (476,593 people), Legal services (406,018 people), Computer Systems Design (261,753 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (229,010 people).

The most specialized majors at DePauw University are Language & Linguistics (37 degrees awarded), English (34 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (11 degrees), Social Sciences (101 degrees), and History (15 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by DePauw University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 61 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded
  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at DePauw University was Econometrics & Quantitative Economics with 61 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

238
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
294
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 238 degrees were awarded to men at DePauw University, which is 0.81 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (294).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 46 degrees were awarded to men at DePauw University in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics, which is 3.07 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at DePauw University in Biochemistry, which is 2.67 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

85%
100% Completion Time
87%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 85% of students graduating from DePauw University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 87% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (90.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at DePauw University is Female and Asian (90.9% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.13% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    333 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    53 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at DePauw University is white (333 degrees awarded). There were 6.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (53 degrees).

0.752% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    191 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    142 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at DePauw University is white female (191 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (142 degrees).

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Operations

DePauw University has an endowment valued at nearly $720M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.87%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, DePauw University had a total salary expenditure of 112M. DePauw University employs 90 Professors, 51 Associate professors and 39 Assistant professors. Most academics at DePauw University are Male Professor (54), Female Professor (36), and Female Associate professor (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at DePauw University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 73 employees, Service, with 68 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 53 employees.

Endowment

$720M
2022 Endowment
10.2%
decline from 2021

DePauw University has an endowment valued at about $720M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of DePauw University declined 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $671M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$39.6M
2022 Salaries
3.72%
growth from 2021

In 2022, DePauw University paid a median of $39.6M in salaries, which represents 35.4% of their overall expenditure ($112M) and a 3.72% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.5M
Instructional Salaries
185
Number of Employees

In 2022, DePauw University paid a total of $16.5M to 185 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
90 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
73 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at DePauw University were Professor with 90 employees, Associate professor with 51 employees, and Assistant professor with 39 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at DePauw University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 73 employees, Service with 68 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at DePauw University was Male Professor with 54 employees, Female Professor with 36 employees, and Female Associate professor with 26 employees.

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