Undergraduate Admission

New Admitted Student Preview Days Designed to Increase Enrollment

New Admitted Student Preview Days Designed to Increase Enrollment

EMM’s Office of Undergraduate Admission made significant changes recently to DePaul’s Admitted Student Preview Days. These events drew over... read more

DAPP Partners with Community Colleges on New Student-Centered Brochures

DAPP Partners with Community Colleges on New Student-Centered Brochures

​This past fall, the DePaul Admission Partnership Program (DAPP) introduced a new marketing initiative featuring promotional brochures... read more

DePaul Celebrates Transfers During National Transfer Student Week

DePaul Celebrates Transfers During National Transfer Student Week

​​​For DePaul transfer students, the Joan Wish Welcome Center in the Loop was the place to be Oct. 15-19, 2018. EMM’s Office of Transfer... read more

Slate Improves Orientation Registration Process for New Freshmen

Slate Improves Orientation Registration Process for New Freshmen

Registering for Premiere orientation just got easier for incoming DePaul students  with a new process that went live in early... read more

Financial Aid and Admission Collaborate to Strengthen Messaging

Financial Aid and Admission Collaborate to Strengthen Messaging

Many processes demand a student’s attention during their first few weeks of joining DePaul. With so many tasks they need to complete and... read more

Faculty Partnerships Pave Way for DePaul's Transfer Experience Event

Faculty Partnerships Pave Way for DePaul's Transfer Experience Event

More than 50 prospective transfer students gathered on the Loop Campus for an immersive visit day on Jan. 10, 2018. The occasion was the... read more

DePaul Expands Recruitment Efforts on the West Coast

DePaul Expands Recruitment Efforts on the West Coast

In recent years, the number of high school graduates in the Midwest has declined. At the same time, Illinois has been exporting high school... read more

Recently Launched Virtual Tours Offer a New Way to Explore DePaul

Recently Launched Virtual Tours Offer a New Way to Explore DePaul

A campus visit is often the most important factor influencing a student's college choice. But not all prospective students are able to... read more

Blue Demon Domain Streamlines Next Steps for Admitted Students

Blue Demon Domain Streamlines Next Steps for Admitted Students

Technological innovations have changed how universities interact with prospective students. Today’s potential enrollees expect to manage... read more

DePaul Celebrates Inaugural Transfer Student Week

DePaul Celebrates Inaugural Transfer Student Week

DePaul is the number one private university destination for transfers in the state of Illinois and a recognized leader in transfer student... read more

How is FAFSA's Prior-Prior Year Impacting DePaul?

How is FAFSA's Prior-Prior Year Impacting DePaul?

​Last year, the U.S. Department of Education announced that students would be able to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid... read more

EMM Milestone: Ten Years of Accelerated Transfer Admission Events

EMM Milestone: Ten Years of Accelerated Transfer Admission Events

August 2016 marked the 10-year anniversary of the Accelerated Transfer Admission (ATA) events created and facilitated by EMM’s Office of... read more

Slate Launch Bolsters Recruitment Efforts

Slate Launch Bolsters Recruitment Efforts

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New Website Tells DePaul Stories to Prospective Students

New Website Tells DePaul Stories to Prospective Students

The sheer volume of information that prospective students review during the college admission process can make it hard to distinguish one... read more

​Test-Optional Admission Unanimously Approved by Faculty Council

​Test-Optional Admission Unanimously Approved by Faculty Council

DePaul made news when it implemented a test-optional admission pilot program in 2012.  After four years of collecting data and... read more

DePaul Tops Budgeted Enrollment and Revenue Goals for Spring Quarter

DePaul Tops Budgeted Enrollment and Revenue Goals for Spring Quarter

DePaul’s spring enrollment of 21,076 students exceeded the budgeted target by 2 percent while generating $190.5 million in gross tuition... read more

DePaul Honored as 2016 Member of Community College Transfer Honor Roll

DePaul Honored as 2016 Member of Community College Transfer Honor Roll

DePaul’s commitment to its community college partners and transfer student population was nationally recognized with its selection as an... read more

New Student Enrollment Drives Record Winter Quarter Revenue

New Student Enrollment Drives Record Winter Quarter Revenue

DePaul’s winter enrollment of 22,661 students surpasses the university’s budget target, generating a winter-quarter record $215.9 million in tuition revenue.​

Record-setting Diversity in Fall 2015 Enrollment Profile

Record-setting Diversity in Fall 2015 Enrollment Profile

Racial and ethnic diversity has long been an important enrollment outcome at DePaul. Strategies to achieve that diversity have never paid off like they did this fall, when DePaul set numerous diversity records across nearly every student segment. ​

DAPP Marks Milestone with First Graduating Cohort

DAPP Marks Milestone with First Graduating Cohort

The DePaul Admission Partnership Program (DAPP), a pre-transfer preparation program for students who choose to begin their undergraduate... read more

Fall 2015 Enrollment Generates Record Tuition Revenue

Fall 2015 Enrollment Generates Record Tuition Revenue

​​​​​Fall enrollment sets the stage for DePaul’s annual fiscal performance. By surpassing enrollment targets and generating a university record in tuition revenue this fall, DePaul is in a strong position for the 2015-16 academic year.​

DePaul Ranks Positively On College Scorecard

DePaul Ranks Positively On College Scorecard

The U.S. Department of Education recently released its College Scorecard website, an interactive online resource designed to make federal data more accessible for students and families to compare the affordability and quality of colleges and universities across the nation. So how does DePaul measure up on the scorecard?

New Technology Improves Recruitment Communication Processes for Prospective Students

New Technology Improves Recruitment Communication Processes for Prospective Students

EMM’s Enrollment Systems and Operations is in the process of installing and implementing Slate, a best-in-class CRM solution, this year. Facing a longer recruitment cycle and a more complex and competitive environment, Slate will allow DePaul to respond to the pressing need to more strategically segment, sequence and sustain its communications with prospective students.

Positive Early Indicators for Fall 2015 Freshman Enrollment

Positive Early Indicators for Fall 2015 Freshman Enrollment

With the start of fall quarter still a few months away, it’s too early to know precisely how enrollment will look in September. Early indications, however, provide optimism for a strong freshman class at DePaul.

Spring Quarter 2015 Enrollment Tops Budgeted Goal

Spring Quarter 2015 Enrollment Tops Budgeted Goal

DePaul’s spring enrollment of 21,224 students exceeded the budgeted target by 3 percent while generating $183.6 million in gross tuition revenue, a university record for spring quarter.

Retention and Graduation Outcomes for New Transfers

Retention and Graduation Outcomes for New Transfers

DePaul’s new transfer students have consistently strong retention and graduation outcomes, and the recently released outcomes data confirm this.

Report Reveals Trends Among Competitors for Non-Enrolling Admits

Report Reveals Trends Among Competitors for Non-Enrolling Admits

EMM’s Institutional Research and Market Analytics (IRMA), using data from the National Student Clearinghouse, recently released a comprehensive report to answer those questions about students who apply to but do not enroll at DePaul.

Counselor Visit Day Spotlights Cinespace Partnership and College of Education

Counselor Visit Day Spotlights Cinespace Partnership and College of Education

Undergraduate Admission hosted the annual Counselor Visit Day for Chicago-area high school counselors on Dec. 5. Forty-seven counselors from more than 30 high schools and nonprofit organizations visited the Lincoln Park Campus to learn more about DePaul, and the College of Education and Digital Cinema academic programs in particular.

Transfer Student Success Strategies Highlighted at Faculty Meeting

Transfer Student Success Strategies Highlighted at Faculty Meeting

A first-ever cross-disciplinary meeting of community college and DePaul faculty was convened in September on the Lincoln Park Campus, bringing together 75 faculty members dedicated to supporting transfer students as they transition to DePaul.

Record Honors Program Enrollment in Fall 2014

Record Honors Program Enrollment in Fall 2014

DePaul is attracting more high-performing students than ever as demonstrated by successive years of record enrollment in the University Honors Program, including an all-time high of 260 students this fall.

New Health Science Pathway Programs Approved

New Health Science Pathway Programs Approved

Academic program development in targeted disciplines was a key reason the Alliance for Health Sciences formed with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in October 2012. This summer, academic program development goals for the alliance were achieved with the approval of several new curricular tracks.