DePauw University

Private, Four-years School Located in Greencastle, IN

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How much is the DePauw tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, DePauw's tuition & fees is $55,410 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $72,210 when a student lives on-campus.

DePauw Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$55,410
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$14,400
On-campus Expenses$1,200
Off-campus Room & Board$10,000
Off-campus Expenses$2,100
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$55,410

How Much Does it Cost to Go to DePauw for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $237,649 at DePauw. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $303,190. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $143,732.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$56,967$72,874$34,651
Sophomore (2024-25)$58,567$74,789$35,492
Junior (2025-26)$60,212$76,754$36,353
Senior (2026-27)$61,903$78,772$37,236
4 Years Total$237,649$303,190$143,732
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$58,567$74,789$35,492
Sophomore (2025-26)$60,212$76,754$36,353
Junior (2026-27)$61,903$78,772$37,236
Senior (2027-28)$63,642$80,844$38,141
4 Years Total$244,325$311,159$147,223
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$60,212$76,754$36,353
Sophomore (2026-27)$61,903$78,772$37,236
Junior (2027-28)$63,642$80,844$38,141
Senior (2028-29)$65,430$82,972$39,069
4 Years Total$251,188$319,342$150,800
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$61,903$78,772$37,236
Sophomore (2027-28)$63,642$80,844$38,141
Junior (2028-29)$65,430$82,972$39,069
Senior (2029-30)$67,268$85,156$40,020
4 Years Total$258,244$327,744$154,467
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$63,642$80,844$38,141
Sophomore (2028-29)$65,430$82,972$39,069
Junior (2029-30)$67,268$85,156$40,020
Senior (2030-31)$69,158$87,399$40,995
4 Years Total$265,498$336,370$158,226

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, DePauw' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $21,487.
In-StateOut-of-State
DePauw University$55,410
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Indiana Four-years Colleges$19,528
Public Schools$6,646$14,649
Private Schools$21,487

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between DePauw and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
DePauw UniversityGreencastle, IN$55,410
Colgate UniversityHamilton, NY$64,290
Saint Johns UniversityCollegeville, MN$52,164
Skidmore CollegeSaratoga Springs, NY$62,248
Washington and Lee UniversityLexington, VA$61,750
Ursinus CollegeCollegeville, PA$58,016
Hamilton CollegeClinton, NY$62,670
Colby CollegeWaterville, ME$63,520
Dickinson CollegeCarlisle, PA$61,326
Macalester CollegeSaint Paul, MN$62,500
University of RichmondUniversity of Richmond, VA$60,330

Financial Aid and COA

At DePauw University, 1,674 students (97%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $37,179.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at DePauw is $35,031 for students living on-campus and $31,531 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 498 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $41,067 and the average amount of student loans is $5,055.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$72,210
COA (off-campus)$68,710
Tuition & Fees$55,410
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,800
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,300
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$35,031
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,531
Average Financial Aid$37,179
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,67497%$37,179
Pell Grants28216%$4,668
Federal Student Loan58334%$6,473
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid498100%-
Grants or Scholarships498100%$41,067
Federal Grants7214%$6,038
Pell Grants7214%$4,893
Other Federal Grants7014%$1,179
State/Local Grants377%$7,344
Institutional Grants498100%$39,648
Student Loan Aid18437%$5,055
Federal Student Loans13928%$5,210
Other Student Loans469%$4,478

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

DePauw's acceptance rate is 64.67%. A total of 5,695 applicants applied to and 3,683 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 500 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 13.58%.
To apply to DePauw, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,6952,676$3,019
Admitted3,6831,657$2,026
Enrolled500246$254
Acceptance Rate64.67%61.92%67.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.58%14.85%12.54%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to DePauw. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,290 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 28.
Its SAT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,2901,1601,420
National Average1,168
Indiana Average1,154
SAT EBRW630580680
SAT Math660580740
ACT Composite282431
National Average24
Indiana Average25
ACT Math272430
ACT English292434

Student Population

DePauw University has a total of 1,752 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 852 male students and 872 female students attending DePauw.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate1,724 852872

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address313 S Locust St, Greencastle, IN
Phone765-658-4800
WEBwww.depauw.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered55 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate65.80%
Yield14.24%
Student Population1,752
Graduation Rate79%
Retention Rate92%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties200 (Full-time), 38 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs554 (Full-time), 93 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$83,854
Average Staff Salary$60,966