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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    622
  • Program Cost
    $71,268
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
DePaul Center, Suite 5300
1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604, United States
Website

Established in 1912, the Driehaus College of Business is the nation's tenth oldest business school and serves individuals and organizations seeking access to the highest quality business education as a means for achieving intellectual and professional goals. Our outstanding faculty represents a diverse blend of leading scholars and distinguished business professionals who bring real world experience to the classroom. Many of our professors are nationally recognized in their fields. Also, our school is located in the heart of downtown Chicago, which serves as a dynamic learning laboratory for the college.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    54%
  • Selectivity
    43%

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About DePaul University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.14 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 47
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 12 to 84
Admissions Selectivity
43% Kellstadt Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

622 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
71% 568
78% 622
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 176
43% 43.0
54% 54.0
Female
40% 40
International
59% 59
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Political Science
  • Marketing
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Wisconsin- Madison
  • Miami University- Oxford Ohio
  • University of Illinois
  • Indiana University- Bloomington
  • University of Iowa
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
$50,589 Applicant Average Base Salary
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
3% 3
3% 3
680 to 709
7% 7
11% 11
650 to 679
9% 9
19% 19
620 to 649
15% 15
21% 21
590 to 619
20% 20
26% 26
560 to 589
14% 14
14% 14
530 to 559
10% 10
6% 6
500 to 529
3% 3
0% 0
Under 500
19% 19
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
0%
58% 57.85206896551723
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
0%
25% 24.93132867132867
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
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Salaries for Most Recent Graduates

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$150,884
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $71,268
  • Budget $50,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$150,884
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $71,268
  • Budget $50,000
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
38 Kellstadt Graduate School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
75% 75
Team project
50% 50
Case study
22% 22
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • E-commerce
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Hotel Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Sports Business
  • Strategy
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 18
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • On-line teaching Lab, software to support on-line and advanced teaching, hardware to support on-line and advanced teaching

Students: Who are my classmates?

21% International Students
34% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
83% 83
Asian American
7% 7
Hispanic
3% 3
Student Citizenship
North America
84% 84
Asia
8% 8
South America
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

21,577 Living MBA Alumni
6% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.