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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    564
  • Enrollment
    914
Contact Information
1 E Jackson Blvd
DePaul Center, Suite 5300
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
    74%
  • Selectivity
    75%

Events Calendar

  • Oct 2
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Kellstadt Graduate School Of Business Lunch Information Session - Loop Campus

    Chicago, IL

    Join us to learn more about the programs offered by the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, including the MBA, Master of Accountancy, and specialized Master of Science degrees in a variety of business disciplines. A member of the admissions team will discuss program offerings and the admissions process, and will be available to answer individual questions.

  • Oct 16
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Graduate School Open House

    Chicago, IL

    You’re invited to learn how DePaul University can help you achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Join us at our Graduate Open House and meet with faculty and staff from ten of our graduate colleges and schools. Arrive early to hear from a panel of graduate admission directors who will answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) and get an insider’s perspective on the application process at DePaul.

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About DePaul University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 59
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 12 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
75% Kellstadt Graduate School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

564 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
68% 543
71% 564
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 224
75% 75.0
74% 74.0
Female
41% 41
International
6% 6
Wait-listed
100% 0
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
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
2% 2
2% 2
680 to 709
3% 3
4% 4
650 to 679
3% 3
4% 4
620 to 649
9% 9
11% 11
590 to 619
11% 11
14% 14
560 to 589
13% 13
14% 14
530 to 559
21% 21
22% 22
500 to 529
13% 13
14% 14
Under 500
24% 24
14% 14
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
  • Other

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $980
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $980
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
21% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
33% 100
0%
Students in Core Classes
26 Kellstadt Graduate School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
83% 83
Team project
25% 25
Case study
12% 12
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • E-commerce
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Public Policy
  • Strategy
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Leadership
  • Operations Management
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
  • Credits required for graduation 72
  • Average # of months to complete program 36
  • Six-Year completion rate 90%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Every weekend, Alternate weekends, One weekend per month, Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, Quarter System
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?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
77% 77
Not Reported
9% 9
Asian American
6% 6
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

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.