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Rankings

Rankings and accolades can’t tell our whole story, but they do point to important aspects of who we are and what makes us unique.

Named one of the Best Midwestern Colleges in the U.S.

The Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges (2019)

Ranked one of the

Best National Universities

U.S. News & World Report (2021)

Among the nation’s

Most Innovative Schools

U.S. News & World Report (2015)

Named one of the

nation’s Best Value Colleges

Forbes (2017)

#5

Game Design program in the nation

Animation Career Review (2021)

Diversity

Best Places for Women and Diverse Managers to work
(#22 in the U.S.)

Diversity MBA Magazine (2018)

Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine (2016)

Technology

Named a top graphic design school

Graphic Design USA (2021)

#5 Game Design program in the nation

Animation Career Review (2021)

#34 undergraduate school for Game Design

The Princeton Review (2019)

#20 graduate school for Game Design

The Princeton Review (2019)

Business

#10 Best Master’s in Entrepreneurship

College Rank (2021)

#20 MBA Entrepreneurship program in the nation

The Princeton Review (2019)

#13 undergraduate Entrepreneurship program in the nation

The Princeton Review (2019)

#44 part-time MBA program

The Princeton Review (2019)

#41 graduate school for Accounting

The Princeton Review (2019)

Among the country’s best undergraduate business programs

U.S. News & World Report (2018)

Doctorate in Business Administration ranked
among the world’s premier DBAs

CEO Magazine (2018)

Arts

#13 film school in the nation

The Hollywood Reporter (2018)

Among the country’s best film schools

Variety (2018)

#14 Animation program in the nation

Animation Career Review (2018)

Top 50 film schools in the U.S.

The Wrap (2017)

Top 25 drama schools in the world

The Hollywood Reporter (2015)

Communication

4 Illinois College Press Association Awards

The DePaulia student newspaper (2021)

4 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards

Radio DePaul (2020)

College Media Association’s Pinnacle Award for Four-Year Best College Media Outlet of the Year

14 East Student Magazine (2020)

Named #1 Outstanding PR Education Program of the Year

PRWeek Awards (2018)

1 of 5 national finalists, Public Relations and Advertising program for PR Education Program of the Year

PRWeek Awards (2016)