THE DEPAUW EXPERIENCE
JOIN THE DISTINGUISHED Scholars and Reformers Perhaps you are a future researcher obsessed with pinpointing cancer’s cure. Or a nomad, called to travel the world. You could be a visionary, eager to prove yourself through an internship other undergraduates only get to imagine. Whatever your story – you’re uncommonly passionate and driven. At DePauw, we understand every student brings something unique, which is why we bring such a deep-rooted commitment to help every graduate thrive. One hundred percent of our students graduate with hands-on learning experiences and 94% have a job, service or graduate school placement secured within six months of graduation. What’s more, students from across the nation choose our standout Honor Scholar and Fellows Programs, which make up 25% of DePauw’s overall student body. During four years, we work intentionally to connect students with distinct research experiences, internships and more than 45 study abroad programs. Here, you won’t just earn an education, you’ll live it.
I have always wanted to blend environmental science with political involvement, but DePauw is where my passion for social justice truly took root. Freshman year, I visited South Africa for my Life After Mandela class. I got to see firsthand the residual effects of apartheid. Since that trip, I’ve felt drawn to the opportunity to take the lead on campus – ensuring racial, gender and environmental equality is accessible to all. DePauw isn’t a place for privileged views and removed leadership – this is where students find themselves empowered. It’s where world changers are born.
M O L LY M A D D E N ’ 1 8
At DePauw, we are committed to your success, providing the tools and opportunities to ensure you achieve your potential and make an impact following graduation.
Environmental Fellow Shelbyville, IN
4 5 MAJO R S , L IMITL ES S PO S S IB IL ITIES At DePauw, you not only have a wide range of programs to choose from, you also have the ability to design your own major. Our professors craft your education around your vision for the world, which means the only limit on what you learn is the one you set for yourself.
TH E WO R L D IS YO UR CL AS S RO O M Two-thirds of DePauw students graduate with at least one international experience, and all students have the option to receive credit for extended studies and internships. From the Taj Mahal to the Trevi Fountain, DePauw can show you the world â€” bringing lectures and discussions to life through different cultures and languages. Global education at DePauw empowers you to lead, encourages you to explore and inspires you to transform the world you experience.
PRO MOTIN G S C H O L AR S HIP 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio 695
total acres plus 520-acre nature park
100% residential campus 23 3
varsity teams music degree programs
in the nation for graduating the most Fulbright students
in National Liberal Arts Colleges in US News & World Report
largest study abroad program in the U.S.
of students engage in research with a faculty member by their senior year
PAINT THE TOWN Artists and Explorers A college is far more than a campus. The festivals, art shows, restaurants and culture of downtown Greencastle infuse life at DePauw with a distinct flavor all our own. From First Fridays to featured performers at Music on the Square, Greencastle feeds the curious minds of our students with experiences that will last a lifetime. It’s a college town through and through, where every part of you thrives. Visit and we’ll show you what we mean. DePauw has taught me not only how to think for myself, but also how to live. Cheers to you, Old DePauw!
SARAH WILSON ’ 17
Greencastle is known throughout the state for our vibrant music scene, but we are coming to be known for our city murals as well. I’m convinced there’s no better way to bring together a community like painting 500-square-feet of flowers on a wall. The uniqueness of our town is visible in every brushstroke.
AMY A. WELCH, M.S.
Associate Director Honor Scholar Program Member of Greencastle’s Civic League Greencastle, IN
LIVING AND LEARNING COMMUNITIES The strength of the campus community at DePauw lies in the conversations and connections made in residence with other curious, passionate and engaged students. At DePauw, all students live on campus, with housing options that include first-year residence halls, Greek housing and upperclass housing for sophomore, juniors and seniors.
DEVELOPING THE DEPAUW PALATE MARVIN’S A DePauw tradition. GCBs, pizzas and friends.
MOOR E ’S BAR The Pot Roast Sandwich is students’ favorite pick-me-up for late-night studying.
MYE RS’ MAR KE T Three words: Fried Chicken Salad.
TAP H OUSE 2 4 How many hot wings can a college population consume? We’ll get back to you.
C OMPLE TE LY NUT S AND C ANDY The Caramel Corn. People have termed it “In a word — delicious.”
WASSE R B RE WIN G C OM PANY The Pork Bahn Mi is insane.
BR IDGE S CR AFT PIZZA AND WINE BAR A wood oven straight from Italy and rooftop seating. Heaven.
TIGERS IMPASSIONED Performers, Leaders and Friends At DePauw, we bring fierce courage and drive to every stage we take â€“ on the field, on the air and in the theatreâ€™s spotlight. Across more than 100 different student organizations and through 23 different sports teams, Tigers bring a sense of competition, camaraderie and spirit. For the full range of academic, cultural, leadership, recreation, spiritual and service groups available on campus, visit online. Or, to experience the breadth and beauty of our campus firsthand, schedule a trip.
AN INS PIR ED C O L L EGE EXPER IE N C E + 1 of the top 10 university radio stations in the nation + 23 Division III sports teams + Annual on-campus host to world-renowned poets, playwrights and authors of fiction and nonfiction + Richard E. Peeler Galleries nationally recognized by Museums for America + Intentional living communities like the Rainbow Floor, Healthy Living Community and shared spaces in the residence halls + Nearly 70% student participation in Greek life + 40 different countries represented in the student body
P.O. Box • Greencastle, Indiana 46135-0037 765-658-4800 • www.depauw.edu
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2017-18 VISIT EVENTS PREVIEW DAYS: November 4 January 15 April 21
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