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CHICAGO — The undergraduate accounting program at DePaul University in Chicago was ranked among the best in the nation in a survey conducted of heads of corporate tax departments conducted by JobsInTax.


DePaul’s Master of Science in Taxation program was ranked the No. 1 tax program in the nation by JobsInTax in fall 2012., part of TaxTalent, the largest online network of tax professionals, announced the highest-regarded undergraduate accounting programs based on the separate survey responses of 106 heads of corporate tax departments throughout the United States.


“The future of the tax profession lies within our young tax professionals,” said Tony Santiago, president of TaxTalent. “This is why we place such emphasis on providing students with quality information to allow them to make informed educational decisions. 

Kevin Stevens, director of the School of Accountancy in DePaul’s 100-year-old Driehaus College of Business, said he was pleased to receive the distinction.


“It is an honor to be among such prestigious institutions chosen for this ranking,” Stevens said. “The recognition speaks to the quality of students that graduate from our program as well as the program itself.”




About DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business

Offering a highly respected, practical, real-world program of business study, DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business, enrolls 4,251 undergraduate students, and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business has 2,107 graduate students. DePaul’s undergraduate business program offers a wide range of majors in accountancy, economics, finance, hospitality leadership, management, marketing and real estate. Graduates benefit from the college’s 56,000-strong alumni network.

About DePaul University

With approximately 25,000 students, DePaul is the largest Catholic university in the United States and the largest private, nonprofit university in the Midwest. The university offers approximately 275 graduate and undergraduate programs of study on three Chicago and two suburban campuses. Founded in 1898, DePaul remains committed to providing a quality education through personal attention to students from a wide range of backgrounds. For more information, visit





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