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​​​​​DePaul enrolled 8,544 students of color in 2017, compared with 8,316 in 2016. Students of color account for 38 percent of total enrollment, 41 percent of undergraduate enrollment, 32 percent of graduate enrollment and 26 percent of law enrollment.

A total of 722 students report themselves as multiracial/non-Hispanic students in 2016, compared with 749 in 2016. A total of 76 percent of these students are undergraduates.​

University Enrollment by Race and Ethnicity
​Population ​Stude​​​nts ​Percentage
​Hispanic/Latino 3,585 16
​African-American 2,115 9
​Asian 2,065 ​9
​Unreported Background 1,340 6​
​Multiracial/non-Hispanic 722
​Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 36 ​0.2
American Indian/Alaska Native 21 ​0.1​​​​​
​Caucasian 11,418

International Students on F1 and J1 Visas

In total, 1,467 students have international student status (on F1 and J1 visas), compared with 1,603 in 2016. This year, one-third of international students are undergraduates, and two-thirds are graduate and law students. International students represent 6 percent of total university enrollment.​

International Undergraduate Enrollment Trends

  • There are 483 international undergraduate students (or 3 percent of all undergraduates).  
  • Nearly half of these international students enrolled in BUS (78 percent).​ International undergraduates are enrolled in all colleges.
  • ​International undergraduates come from more than 70 countries, with China the largest source, accounting for almost one-third of international undergraduate students, followed by Saudi Arabia and South Korea.

International Graduate and Law Enrollment Trends

  • A total of 984 international graduate and law students enrolled in 2017, compared with 1,051 in 2016. The largest proportion of students enrolled in CDM and KGSB (43 percent and 38 percent, respectively).
  • Students come from about 70 countries, with nearly one-third from China, followed by Saudi Arabia and India.