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DePaul University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60604
(312) 362-8000
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School Information
"Teaching and learning are our priorities at DePaul. That might seem obvious, but we're the largest private university whose faculty members' priority is teaching. We're also the nation's largest Catholic university — and we're committed to an educational experience that weaves together mind, place, people and heart. (...) "Academic Excellence: DePaul has more than 300 undergraduate majors and graduate programs, so chances are good we have what you’re looking for. Many of our professors work in Chicago as consultants, researchers and entrepreneurs, and incorporate their experiences in the classroom." The university has 21,922 students and a 15:1 student to faculty ratio. (Source:
General Information
DePaul University has taken steps to implement Critical Race Theory into its training and curricula. The university announced that anti-racist training will be provided to students, staff, and faculty. Additionally, it announced that changes to curricula will be made. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • Anti-racist training will be provided to students, staff, and faculty, as well as changes to the curricula.
  • The university has an "Anti-Racism Guide," with resources such as a talk by Ibram X. Kendi and a section on "Racism in Health & Healthcare."
  • The university also has resources on "Being an Anti-Racist Educator." The guide encourages educators to, "Learn about how racism has shaped and shapes lives. Interrogate your role in White supremacy, and learn some ways to be an anti-racist," "Identify changes that could be made at your department or unit level to advance an anti-racist agenda," and "Seek examples of anti-racist practices in your field and role."
Last updated February 1st, 2024
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