DeVry University (Chicago): Narrative Description

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3300 North Campbell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618-5994
Tel: (773)929-8500
Free: 800-383-3879
Admissions: (773)929-6550
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Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of DeVry University. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1931. Setting: 17-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 2,477. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: computer/information sciences; business/marketing; engineering/engineering technologies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, interview. Recommended: SAT or ACT, CPT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $40. Tuition: $11,330 full-time, $415 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time, $75 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: DeVry Student Government Association (DSGA), DeVry Telecommunications Society, Filipinos of a Culturally-Unified Society (FOCUS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), Society of Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists (MAES). Major annual events: Megaflicks and Freaky Photos, Taste of Chicago, Welcome Week. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 16,573 books, 79 serials, 1,047 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 326 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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