As a Kellstadt Graduate School of Business student, you’ll learn, work and play in a world-class city for business, culture, dining and entertainment. Chicago is a multifaceted and multicultural place that will become an integral part of your educational experience. Explore what Chicago and DePaul can offer you.

​A Global City for Business

Chicago is world business center that encompasses 400 major corporate headquarters, five major financial exchanges and the launch of new tech startup every 48 hours. As a DePaul business student, you’ll be at the epicenter of this activity. 

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business is located in the DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., on the university’s Loop Campus in the city’s downtown business and financial district.  DePaul leverages this ideal location, its corporate connections and the university’s large alumni network to create real-world learning and career opportunities for students.  

A Vibrant Educational Community

DePaul’s Loop Campus is part of the largest “college town” in Illinois.  More than 58,000 students from 22 higher education institutions attend classes in this bustling area of Chicago’s downtown that has become America’s Urban Campus.

 A Transportation Hub

It’s easy to get around Chicago, a major international travel hub with ample public transportation.

A Center for Culture, Food and Entertainment

America’s third-largest city offers first-rate culture, dining and entertainment.

Near the DePaul Center

A City of Neighborhoods and Great Housing

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, each with their own history, food and attractions to explore. The city has an abundant stock of apartments and condos.  Resources for graduate students seeking housing and hotels include:​


Safety in Chicago

Chicago, like any metropolitan area, requires an awareness of safety concerns and a review of common sense tips. The Department of Public Safety​ at DePaul helps promote a safe and secure environment in which to learn, work and play.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Find out more about Admission to the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.