DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,708
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Highest degree awarded: Bachelor's
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 64.67%

Male/Female: 50% / 50% (2017)

First generation college students: 16.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled:
Percentage of students who are veterans:

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,293
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1160 - 1420

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 24 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 83.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 76.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 68.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 59.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 62.2%
Black: 5.7%
Hispanic: 8.8%
Asian: 2.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 2.8%
Non-resident alien: 17.0%
Unknown race: 0.8%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $67,574
In-State tuition: $53,896
Out-of-State tuition: $53,896

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,098 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,200 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,000 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,200 (2022)

Average Family Income: $100,258 (2014)
Median Family Income: $82,288 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 18.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 33.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,670
$30k-48k $14,221
$48k-75k $14,281
$75k-110k $21,254
$110k+ $33,735

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 79%
6-year graduation rate: 83%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $12,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $25,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 87.6% (2015)
@3 year 87.8% (2017)
@5 year 90.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 71.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 76.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,178 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $57,112 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 14 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 12
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 9
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 89 $27,000 $286 $43,039 ($3,587) $56,425 ($4,702)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 50 $26,500 $281 $72,415 ($6,035) $93,572 ($7,798)
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 22 $25,500 $270
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 4
Bachelor's Degree History. 11
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 26 $27,000 $29,396 ($2,450) $52,656 ($4,388)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 19 $25,366 $258 $28,053 ($2,338) $56,002 ($4,667)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 19 $20,750 $220
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 7
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 11
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 7
Bachelor's Degree Classical and Ancient Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 19 $28,543 ($2,379)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 21 $27,000 $286 $65,300 ($5,442)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 6
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 1
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 23 $27,000 $286 $36,767 ($3,064) $46,605 ($3,884)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 95 $26,978 $286 $57,933 ($4,828) $87,437 ($7,286)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 23 $27,000 $286 $43,356 ($3,613) $60,137 ($5,011)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 7
Bachelor's Degree Music. 26 $27,000 $286 $25,781 ($2,148) $30,346 ($2,529)
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $83,853
Full time faculty: 84%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 9.0

School's endowment start of year: $692,896,381 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $801,652,516 (2022)