DePaul looks good on paper — solid rankings, impressive outcomes — but it’s your experience that matters. Here, you’ll be challenged by professors to analyze and solve real-world problems.
Take all the basic classes you expected. Add real-world experiences you didn’t.
Tie theory to practice. Refine your skills. Advance your career.
Whether you’re just beginning college or seeking an advanced degree, DePaul’s schools and colleges adhere to the highest standard of academic rigor and innovation. Visit each site for information on its departments, faculty, research and vision.
Established in 1912, the
Driehaus College of Business is the nation's 10th-oldest business school. It serves undergraduate students. The
Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, housed within Driehaus, offers graduate business degrees and executive education programs.
College of Communication provides students with a combination of timeless principles and up-to-the-minute tools, whether they're pursuing communication studies including media and cinema studies, multicultural, organizational, and relational communication; digital communication; health communication; sports communication; journalism; or public relations and advertising.
Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) offers students a collaborative education where technology, artistry and business intersect. CDM is organized into three schools:
The School of Cinematic Arts,
The School of Computing and,
The School of Design.
College of Education prepares educators, counselors and leaders who are committed to creating compassionate, intellectually rich and socially just environments.
College of Law was one of the first law schools in the country to introduce educational innovations like the study of negotiation techniques, courses in international criminal law and pre-trial courses in skills techniques. Today, our health law and intellectual property programs are among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.
The oldest college at DePaul, the
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (LAS) offers more than 31 undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs. Courses meet during the day, evenings and on weekends, primarily on the Lincoln Park Campus.
College of Science and Health (CSH) was established in 2011 to help its students meet the demands of the growing fields of science and health. CSH offers multiple undergraduate majors and graduate programs in the areas of biology, chemistry and biochemistry, environmental science, health sciences, mathematics, neuroscience, nursing, physics and psychology.
School of Music was founded in 1912 and is dedicated to excellence in both music teaching and performance. When they're not working with DePaul students, many of the school's faculty serve as members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago or the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra — or as some of the city's most prominent freelance, chamber and jazz musicians.
Formerly the School for New Learning, the
School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) launched on July 1, 2019. SCPS offers a comprehensive, innovative approach to continuing and professional education, making available programs and delivery modalities to provide access to a broad range of students within SCPS and other DePaul colleges and schools.
Founded in 1925 as the Goodman School of Drama,
The Theatre School at DePaul is the Midwest's oldest theatre training conservatory. Known for its highly structured program and set in a world-renowned theatre city, the school has earned a reputation as a standard of excellence in American professional theatre training.