DePaul University Ranking Profile

Established in 1898, DePaul University is the largest private university in Illinois. It is one of the "Schools with the Most Beautiful Campus in an Urban Setting" according to Kaplan Publishing's The Unofficial, Unbiased, Insider's Guide To The 328 Most Interesting Colleges.

DePaul was one of only seven colleges or universities worldwide to be granted Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) status by the United Nations Department of Public Information.

Ranking Profile:

- Placed among Tier 3 National Universities by US News & World Report (2010). It is ranked 21st for its part-time Law program.

- Entrepreneur magazine ranked DePaul's undergraduate program 8th and graduate program 9th, among the nation's top entrepreneurship programs (2009).

- DePaul University College of Law is recognized as one of the top law schools for Hispanics in the December 14, 2009 issue of "The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education". It is ranked 12th in the nation for total enrollment of Hispanic law students.

- The College of Law's health law program is rated 13th and its intellectual property program is rated 13th in 2009 (US News).

- DePaul was ranked No. 1 in the nation in the “Great College Town” category by the Princeton Review’s annual college rankings (July 2008). It was ranked No. 10 in the nation in the “Diverse Student Population” category.

- Featured in the 2007 edition of the Princeton Review's annual college guide, "The Best 361 Colleges".

- The Center for Creativity and Innovation has been named one of the top 10 university "entrepreneurial hot spots" with "the most innovative programs for fledgling business owners" by Fortune Small Business magazine (March 2006 issue).

- The MBA program was rated among the top 3 in Chicago's highly competitive business school market, according to the ranking of local MBA programs by Crain's Chicago Business in October 2006.

- It was recognized for the diversity of its graduates in the July 2006 Diverse Issues in Higher Education rankings of the 100 top minority degree-producing institutions.

- Rated 8th among the top 100 institutions of higher education to award master's degrees to Latino/Hispanic students, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine's May 2003 issue.

- Listed as one of the 20 "Cool Schools" in the country that students should look into (Colleges & Careers Magazine 2003).

- Princeton Review ranked DePaul students as "the happiest in the nation" (1999 and 2003).

- 4th among the Top Business Schools for Entrepreneurs (Success Magazine 2000).