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Mission & Vision


The College of Science and Health at DePaul University provides high quality, personalized, and accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul.  Our teaching and research advance knowledge in service to society.


We aspire to be a leading urban college of science and health with an inclusive environment that supports diverse people and ideas:

  • Delivering rigorous and relevant science and health education programs
  • Assuring every student with an emphasis in the sciences an authentic research experience
  • Providing every student with an emphasis in health with an understanding of health disparities and best practices to address and advance health care in a global society
  • Affording every student an opportunity to reinforce their learning through internships and community engagement
  • Providing every student support in exploring and achieving their professional and career goals
  • Supporting a faculty of inspiring, effective and innovative teachers
  • Sustaining a faculty with the resources to produce impactful scholarship and become thought leaders in their field
  • Encouraging faculty to share their knowledge and skills with the local and global community