Rankings in higher education generate strong opinions about their merits and flaws. Critics and supporters agree, however, that prospective students and parents do pay attention to rankings. For those important audiences, it would be hard not to notice DePaul's strong gains in U.S.
With rapidly changing enrollment dynamics making headlines nationally, DePaul entered the 2013-14 academic year with 24,414 students, according to data from the Sept. 28 census. This figure is 99.5 percent of the projected fall quarter target.