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DePaul’s enrollment numbers trending higher than expected: VP of enrollment management

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.
June 4, 2020

Though many feared a dramatic decrease in the number of freshmen committing to DePaul, as well as continuing students, the numbers are much better than expected. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, DePaul...

DePaulia editors discuss enrollment decline and what it means for students, university budget

DePaulia editors discuss enrollment decline and what it means for students, university budget
February 23, 2020

On this week's episode of Page 29, The DePaulia goes over last week's town hall held by President A. Gabriel Esteban, during which he discussed budget projections. Then, we hear about what that actually...

DePaul expects $14m tuition revenue shortfall

President Esteban at a town hall.
February 23, 2020

Since the 2019-2020 school year began, President A. Gabriel Esteban’s administration has been clear about the university’s top priority: Improve enrollment. But that won’t be so simple in the face...

DePaul offers fewer classes as enrollment declines

President A. Gabriel Esteban at the 2019 State of the University address.
With enrollment down, some required courses are not being offered as frequently which could lead to later graduation dates.
February 23, 2020

As enrollment continues to decline at DePaul, students are seeing this effect in the form of fewer classes. The university is offering 797 fewer classes in Spring 2020 compared to Spring 2018, with declines...

DePaulia editors discuss enrollment, diversity, sexual misconduct report

DePaulia editors discuss enrollment, diversity, sexual misconduct report
February 16, 2020

On this week's episode of Page 29, we sit down with DePaulia News Editor Mackenzie Murtaugh to discuss enrollment and faculty diversity within the university. Then we hear from investigative duo Ella Lee...

DePaul’s enrollment doesn’t reflect environment

DePaul's enrollment doesn’t reflect environment
February 16, 2020

Paula Luff, the interim vice president of enrollment management, makes a simple yet telling statement on the first page of 2019’s Enrollment Summary, released last week. “Strong student outcomes were...

Declining enrollment will factor into DePaul’s 2020-21 budget

President Esteban speaking at 2019's State of the University address.
January 12, 2020

DePaul has begun its process for preparing a budget for the 2020-21 academic year, and the university says it must take enrollment declines into consideration. The university won’t have a budget until...

Page 29: As enrollment continues to fall, DePaul president lays out vision for future

Page 29: As enrollment continues to fall, DePaul president lays out vision for future
October 8, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/page29/page-29-as-enrollment-continues-to-fall-depaul-president-lays-out-vision-for-future In this episode of Page 29, The DePaulia's weekly podcast, we talk to Arts & Life...

While freshmen applications spike, overall enrollment declines

While freshmen applications spike, overall enrollment declines
February 4, 2019

The recent enrollment numbers have been released by DePaul, showing that while applications and retention rates are increasing, the overall enrollment numbers are continuing to drop. The entering 2018...

Tackling low enrollment: How DePaul is handling declining numbers

DePaul University's Theatre School is one of the two colleges with an increase in enrollment.
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December 14, 2017

Across the United States, enrollment at private universities has been declining because of skyrocketing costs. At DePaul, the issue is no different. According to the Institutional Research &...

DePaul online enrollment climbs as curriculum expands

DePaul online enrollment climbs as curriculum expands
September 26, 2016

More DePaul students are taking online classes than ever before, most of whom are also enrolled in face-to- face courses, a trend that reveals the increasing popularity of the university’s expanded...

Enrollment down for fifth straight year, but diversity increases

Enrollment down for fifth straight year, but diversity increases
February 21, 2016

// A fall enrollment summary conducted by the office of Enrollment Management and Marketing revealed a continual, but less-than-expected decline in the student population amid an environment that...

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