We plan to conduct extensive studies about the efficacy and impact of not requiring standardized test scores for admission. We expect that DePaul will see the same positive results as other top-caliber colleges and universities that have adopted test-optional approaches to admission. However, we recognize that every university is unique and are therefore dedicated to a rigorous examination of outcomes in terms of student success. Ultimately, we seek to admit the most capable students who can benefit from the educational experience at a vibrant, urban university in the Vincentian tradition.
Here we offer information about the outcomes of test-optional admission policies adopted at various universities: