DePaul University Veteran Services & Resources
Is DePaul University a Good School for Veterans?
Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this DePaul University veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: DePaul University G.I. Bill Information
Info in This Veterans Report on DePaul:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does DePaul Rank for Veterans?
College Factual issues its Best Schools to Veterans ranking each year. This is a list of universities and colleges that do great work supporting veterans as they continue their studies.
The 2022 edition of this list ranked DePaul University at #510.The school also ranked #15 in our Best for Vets in Illinois ranking.
In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how DePaul did in those rankings.
|Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||455|
|Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||395|
|Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||436|
You may be more interested to see how particular majors at DePaul ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.
How Many Veterans Go to DePaul?
An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.
The VA reports that there are 528 G.I. Bill® students at DePaul. The school has a total enrollment of 21,922 students. This means that around 2.41% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.
This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.
Federal Veteran Programs at DePaul
DePaul University participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|Principles of Excellence||Yes|
|DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)||Yes|
What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.
|Career and Vocational Support|
|Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.|
|Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.|
|Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations|
|Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.|
|Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)|
|Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.|
|Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.|
|Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.|
|Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.|
|Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.|
|Referrals to community organizations as needed.|
DePaul University does have a student veterans group.
Does DePaul Give Credit for Military Training?
DePaul might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.
DePaul Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
Complaints to the VA About DePaul
Our data shows that DePaul has not received 1 complaints at the VA.The reasons for these complaints are summarized in the table below.Please note that the number of classified complaints may not equal the total, as one complaint might be for multiple reasons.
|Complaint Type||Number of Complaints|
|Quality of Education||0|
|Change in Degree Requirements||0|
|Post-Graduation Job Opportunities||0|
|Release of Transcripts||0|
- National Center for Education Statistics
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
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