DePaul University is a private, Roman Catholic university that pursues the preservation, enrichment, and transmission of knowledge and culture across a broad scope of academic disciplines. It treasures its deep roots in the wisdom nourished in Catholic universities from medieval times. The principal distinguishing marks of the university are its Catholic, Vincentian, and urban character. DePaul University's ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #125.
1) DePaul University was Ranked one of the "Best National Universities" by the "U.S. News & World Report" and was ranked "No. 3" for "Best College" cities in the U.S. by the "Princeton Review" in the "Best 379 Colleges".
2) The University was admitted to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its strong institutional commitment to service and campus-community partnerships.