DePaul University Enrollment Management and Marketing > Enrollment Summary > Diversity


​​​​​DePaul enrolled 8,316 students of color in 2016, compared with 8,229 in 2015. Students of color account for 36 percent of total enrollment, 39 percent of undergraduate enrollment, 30 percent of graduate enrollment and 27 percent of law enrollment.

A total of 749 students report themselves as multiracial/non-Hispanic students in 2016, compared with 755 in 2015. A total of 78 percent of these students are undergraduates.​

University Enrollment by Race and Ethnicity
​Population ​Stude​​​nts ​Percentage
​Hispanic/Latino 3,501 16
​African-American 2,110 10
​Asian 1,902 ​9
​Unreported Background 1,278 6​
​Multiracial/non-Hispanic 749
​Pacific Islander 33 ​0.2
American Indian/Alaska Native 21 ​0.1​​​​​
​Caucasian 11,913

International Students on F1 and J1 Visas

In total, 1,603 students have international student status (on F1 and J1 visas), an increase of 4 percent compared with 1,535 in 2015. This year, one-third of international students are undergraduates, and two-thirds are graduate and law students. International students represent 7 percent of total university enrollment.​

International Undergraduate Enrollment Trends

  • ​International undergraduate enrollment has been growing annually, from 350 in 2012 to 552 in 2016. Almost half of these international students enrolled in BUS (51 percent).​ International undergraduates are enrolled in all colleges.
  • ​International undergraduates come from more than 75 countries, with China the largest source, accounting for almost one-third of international undergraduate students, followed by Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and South Korea.
  • ​59 percent are men.​

International Graduate and Law Enrollment Trends

  • A total of 1,051 international graduate and law students enrolled in 2016, an increase of 4 percent compared with 2015. The largest proportion of students enrolled in CDM and KGSB (45percent and 37 percent, respectively).
  • Students come from about 70 countries, with one-third from China, followed by Saudi Arabia, India and China.
  • 51 percent are women.