DePaul University is a leading private not-for-profit university offering a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs of study. It is a member of the Big East Conference.

The College of Commerce was the first business school in downtown Chicago. The College of Law was one of the first law schools in Illinois to admit Jewish and women students. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LA&S) is the oldest and largest college at DePaul. The School of Music is the first educational institution to receive the Living Art of Music Award (LA MA) from the Chicago Federation of Musicians.

Achievements and Rankings:

- DePaul University is ranked 136th among Tier 1 National Universities (USNWR 2011).

- The part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is ranked 9th in the nation (US News 2010). It is also ranked among the top 100 law schools, with a position of 87th.

- DePaul's service learning program was honored by U.S.News & World Report in its “America’s Best Colleges 2009” edition of the nation's top 25 service learning programs. It was the only Illinois university honored for service learning.

- 9th in the Entrepreneur magazine 8th annual ranking of top graduate colleges for Entrepreneurship (2009).

- 83rd among the Best Graduate Schools in Clinical Psychology (US News 2009).

- Named on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, presented by the Corporation for National and Community Service (February 2008).

- The community and clinical-community psychology programs received the Award for Excellence in Education Programs, given by the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA Division 27 of the American Psychological Association) in 2007.

- Received a College Partner Award given by the Chicago Public Schools Office of High Schools and Postsecondary Education & Student Development (June 2007).

- Princeton Review ranked DePaul No. 1 in the nation in the "Diverse Student Population" category, in its annual survey of the best colleges and universities in the United States (August 2006).

- The Clinical Psychology program received the American Psychological Association's Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Award for the Outstanding Training Program in 2006.

- The School of Music was named as one of the "Schools That Rock" in the 2005 Rolling Stone guidebook that evaluated collegiate music schools nationally.

- The Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) was honored with the American Psychological Foundation's (APF) Harry V. McNeill Memorial Award for Innovative Community Mental Health (2005).

- DePaul University was recognized as one of the country's best universities for fostering social responsibility and public service in the national guidebook, "Colleges with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement" (Princeton Review, March 2005).

- DePaul University had a 92 percent job placement rate for those with a baccalaureate degrees (2005).

- It was one of seven finalists for “College of the Year” honors given by Time magazine and the Princeton Review in 1998.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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