DePaul University is a private university of higher education and research in Chicago, Illinois, United States. DePaul's Driehaus College of Business is ranked second best in Illinois by Bloomberg L.P..
Founded by the Vincentians in 1898, the university takes its name from the 17th century French priest Saint Vincent de Paul. The student body consists of about 25,000 students (approximately 16,498 undergraduate and 8,468 graduate/law), making DePaul one of the 10 largest private universities in the United States; and the largest private university in Illinois. DePaul is a member of the Big East Conference.
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