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Since 1954, DePaul University has recognized academic honorary societies in order to highlight students’ superior academic achievement and leadership. Students are selected to join honorary societies based on their superior academic record within their specific major or across all colleges. DePaul University strives to recognize students’ outstanding academic performance and is proud of the rich tradition that these valuable organizations have provided to the university community. Below is a list of each honorary society and its academic discipline.

  • Beta Alpha Psi – Accounting, Finance and MIS
  • Kappa Delta Pi - Education
  • Psi Chi - Psychology
  • Sigma Pi Sigma - Physics
  • Phi Alpha Theta - History
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon - Economics
  • Sigma Theta Tau - Nursing
  • Pi Sigma Alpha – Political Science 
  • Sigma Tau Delta - English
  • Lambda Pi Eta - Communication
  • Sigma Delta Pi - Spanish 
  • Gamma Kappa Alpha - Italian
  • Phi Beta Delta - International Education
  • Theta Alpha Kappa - Religious Studies
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars - All
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon - Computer Science
  • Iota Iota Iota - Women's and Gender Studies
  • Lambda Alpha - Anthropology
  • Gamma Theta Upsilon - Geography
  • Order of Omega - Fraternity and Sorority Community
  • Pi Alpha Alpha - Public Administration
  • Nu Lambda Mu - Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • Pi Epsilon Pi - Writing Studies 
  • Phi Sigma Tau - Philosophy
  • Nu Rho Psi - Neuroscience