DePauw University
Greencastle, Indiana 46135
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(765) 658-4100 or
(800) 447-2495
FAX: (765) 658-4007

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DePauw University
Greencastle, Indiana 46135

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Located just 45 miles west of Indianapolis, DePauw University is a selective, entirely undergraduate, coeducational, liberal arts institution. Offering more than 50 programs of study and 11 pre-professional programs, DePauw also has a School of Music. Among the most popular majors are Communication, English, Biological Sciences, Economics, Psychology, History, Music, Political Science, Computer Science and Elementary Education.

Students also enhance the broad foundation of their liberal arts study through meaningful extended internship opportunities and service learning experiences. About 25 percent of the student body participates in international study programs.

DePauw University has a diverse student population of 2,250 students from 47 states, including District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 13 foreign countries. Multicultural students make up about 14 percent of the student body. Students of color are active in all student organizations, including student congress, union board, fraternities and sororities, and the many service, social and religious organizations on campus. Such organizations as the Association of African-American Students, Committee for Latino Concerns, Multicultural Student Leadership Scholars, United DePauw and S.C.A.R.E. (Student Coalition for Awareness, Revolution and Education) share the richness of their culture with the entire campus community.

DePauw faculty and administration are committed to the value of dialogue and interaction of individuals of diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and social backgrounds and its potential enrichment to the liberal arts experience. Each year the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series brings to DePauw renowned speakers from all walks of life to share their experiences with students. In the 1997-98 school year, the campus engaged in the National Conversation on Race, bringing to campus a broad range of speakers including Roger Wilkins, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of History and American Culture, George Mason University; Pirie Thomas; Jonathan Kozol; Gwen Ifill; Gloria Borger and Senator Bill Bradley.

DePauw University has extensive scholarship and financial aid programs, including the Multicultural Student Leadership Award Program and a number of merit scholarships, grants, loans and work study. Approximately 93 percent of DePauw University's students receive over $26 million annually in scholarships and financial aid.

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