DePauw University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$45,660

3.89% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$30,863

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.2%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

65.3%

4,848 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,225

98.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

84.7%

515 Graduates

About

DePauw University is a higher education institution located in Putnam County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at DePauw University were General Economics (82 degrees awarded), General Communication (75 degrees), and Computer Science (53 degrees).

In 2016, 644 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at DePauw University. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (442 degrees), 12.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at DePauw University is $45,660, which is $21,245 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at DePauw University is $45,660, which is $21,245 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,863.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$45,660

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at DePauw University was $45,660. The cost of tuition at DePauw University is $21,245 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$30,863

2016 Value

4.45%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 DePauw University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,863. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of DePauw University grew by 4.45%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,350

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at DePauw University was of $10,350 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 3.14% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at DePauw University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2015, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.2%

2015 Default Rate

8

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at DePauw University was 2.2%, which represents 8 out of the 363 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

DePauw University received 4,848 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 6.45% annual decline. Out of those 4,848 applicants, 3,167 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,225 students enrolled at DePauw University in 2016, and 50% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

DePauw University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,167

Accepted Out of 4,848

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of DePauw University was 65.3% (3,167 admissions from 4,848 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 64.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -6.45%, while admissions declined by -5.63%.

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SAT Scores

50%

Submission Percentage

280

Scores Submitted

50% of enrolled first-time students at DePauw University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

DePauw University has a total enrollment of 2,225 students. The full-time enrollment at DePauw University is 2,190 students and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at DePauw University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at DePauw University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68% White, 5.93% Two or More Races, 5.53% Black or African American, 5.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.24% Asian, 0.315% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at DePauw University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.2%), followed by White Male (33.4%) and Two or More Races Female (3.47%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at DePauw University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,225 students. The full-time enrollment at DePauw University is 2,190 and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at DePauw University are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%

2016 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 (74%), DePauw University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,514

  2. Two or More Races

    132

  3. Black or African American

    123

The enrolled student population at DePauw University is 68% White, 5.93% Two or More Races, 5.53% Black or African American, 5.35% Hispanic or Latino, 3.24% Asian, 0.315% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 65 students (2.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 106 more women than men received degrees from DePauw University. The majority of degree recipients at DePauw University are white (442 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at DePauw University is General Economics (82 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication (75 degrees) and Computer Science (53 degrees).

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 English (61 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

Workforce

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 (409,220 people), Miscellaneous managers (397,945 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (348,479 people), Postsecondary teachers (221,361 people), and Marketing & sales managers (167,900 people).

The most specialized majors at DePauw University are English (61 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees), Social Sciences (142 degrees), and Communications (75 degrees).

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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 Real estate brokers & sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at DePauw University are English (61 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees), Social Sciences (142 degrees), and Communications (75 degrees).

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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 (638,297 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (492,347 people), Legal services (344,810 people), Computer Systems Design (232,752 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (225,097 people).

The most specialized majors at DePauw University are English (61 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (29 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees), Social Sciences (142 degrees), and Communications (75 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 82 degrees awarded

  2. 75 degrees awarded

  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at DePauw University was General Economics with 82 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 269

  2. 375

In 2016, 269 degrees were awarded to men at DePauw University, which is 0.717 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (375).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 58 degrees were awarded to men at DePauw University in General Economics, which is 2.42 times more than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 53 degrees were awarded to women at DePauw University in General Communication, which is 2.41 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%

100% Completion Time

80%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 75% of students graduating from DePauw University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (92.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at DePauw University is Male and Two or More Races (92.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.52% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    442 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at DePauw University is white (442 degrees awarded). There were 12.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (35 degrees).

1.55% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    250 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    192 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at DePauw University is white female (250 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (192 degrees).

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Operations

DePauw University has an endowment valued at nearly $644M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $33.3M (5.17%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, DePauw University had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $43.8M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

DePauw University employs 108 Professors, 60 Assistant professors, and 56 Associate professors. Most academics at DePauw University are Male Professors (67), Female Professors(41), and Female Assistant professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at DePauw University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 97 employees, Service, with 81 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 73 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$644M

2015 Endowment

2.56%

growth from 2014

DePauw University has an endowment valued at about $644M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of DePauw University grew 2.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $610M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $151k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, DePauw University received $151k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$43.8M

Salary Expenditure

$105M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, DePauw University had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $43.8M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$43.8M

2015 Salaries

1.62%

growth from 2014

In 2015, DePauw University paid a median of $43.8M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 1.62% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.8% growth from 2013 and a 4.52% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.4M

Instructional Salaries

229

Number of Employees

In 2015, DePauw University paid a total of $19.4M to 229 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

108 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

97 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at DePauw University were Professor with 108 employees; Assistant professor with 60 employees; and Assistant professor with 56 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at DePauw University were Business and Financial Operations with 97 employees; Service with 81 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 73 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at DePauw University was Male Professor with 67 employees, Female Professor with 41 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at DePauw University.

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