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DePaul University, a Catholic, private university located in Chicago, Illinois, is one of the top 120 institutions of higher learning in the United States. The Vincentians, also known as the Congregation of the Mission priests and brothers, founded DePaul University in 1898. It was originally called St. Vincent’s College. Today, the campus sits on 36 acres of land in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the nation. It is mostly a commuter school, as 90 percent of enrolled students live off campus and commute to classes. The school’s motto is “Viam sapientiae monstrabo tibi” or “I will show you the way of wisdom." Notable alumni include fund manager Richard Driehaus, actress Gillian Anderson, Former Mayor of Chicago Richard M. Daley, actor John C. Reilly, actress Judy Greer, Justice Anne M. Burke, saxophonist for the band Chicago Walter Parazaider and actor Sean Gunn. The school’s colors are royal blue and scarlet, its mascot is DIBS and its teams are nicknamed the Blue Demons. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – Big East and the university is known mostly for its excellent men’s basketball teams. Varsity sports offered include men’s basketball, golf, soccer and tennis, and women’s basketball, cross country, tennis and track and field.
Chicago , officially the City of Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is one of the largest cities in the United States. As of the 2017 census-estimated population of 2,716,450, Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States after New York and Los Angeles, and the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 250 to choose from
Greek Life:Important, 28 chapters on campus
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends
Big East Conference
Big East Conference