ADMISSION AND FINANCIAL AID
Admission and Financial Aid have the primary responsibility for achieving university enrollment goals.
focuses on recruiting and enrolling freshmen, transfer and graduate students with the appropriate academic, geographic, socioeconomic and ethnic mix. In any given year, about 25% of all DePaul students are new students—the result of each year's admission efforts.
The Admission staff are the first point of contact for the majority of DePaul students. Admission activities are organized by student population:
- Freshman Admission staff carry out recruitment travel (high school visits and college fairs), review applications and make admission decisions, conduct presentations to campus visitors and counsel students (via phone or individual appointment) on educational opportunities at DePaul.
- Transfer Admission staff achieve transfer enrollment goals through admission counseling for all transfers, recruiting students from community colleges, providing responsive services to all prospects and developing systems to make the transfer admission process seamless.
- Graduate Enrollment & Marketing Services staff serve an integrated universitywide function that support graduate colleges' marketing, recruitment, admission, financial aid and enrollment management efforts.
balances enrollment goals relative to affordability and access, net tuition revenue, student retention, academic quality and institutional diversity through effective administration of institutional, state, federal and private aid programs.
The Financial Aid staff are responsible for addressing prospective student inquires, managing packaging and awards to all aid applicants, and administering funds to current DePaul students. On average, Financial Aid staff respond to more than 450 individual student contacts per business day. In 2005/06, the Office of Financial Aid administered more than $280 million in federal, state, institutional and private aid funds to more than 17,000 students.
Admission and Financial Aid Staff